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Heritage Insurance

Consistently voted the Best Heritage Insurer by brokers*, we were the first company to offer bespoke insurance for heritage properties.

Experience. The difference

We immerse our staff in the heritage sector, constantly developing their skills and expertise. This enables us to provide the correct protection for your clients when it really matters.

We also know heritage risks come in all shapes and sizes. As an experienced insurer in Arts and Culture, Historic Britain and Heritage Business & Leisure we offer:

  • Unrivalled specialist expertise in underwriting, valuing and risk management.

  • No additional cost** risk management surveys carried out by surveyors who understand the complexities of heritage and cultural properties.

  • A Fine Art team which includes industry experts and art historians, who have experience in both underwriting and claims.

  • Dedicated in-house claims specialists, who have made 97% of customers very or extremely satisfied.***

Take a closer look at our Heritage Insurance range.

Heritage Cover

Heritage Commercial Insurance combines commercial cover with a range of specific cover to protect your clients. Our cover includes:

  • Specialist cover for buildings of historical or architectural interest, contents, exhibits and fine art, including antiques.

  • Specific heritage clauses included under property damage and business interruption to support the heritage aspect of your client business.

  • The ability to insure larger exposures for both buildings/contents and Fine Arts and Collections.

  • Additional cover for listed buildings including meeting local authority conditions under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

  • Essential business cover including legal expenses, employers’ liability, public liability, trustee indemnity, loss of license and equipment breakdown.

Get in touch to speak to one of our specialists

* Research carried out by FWD, an independent market research company. Ecclesiastical was named the best insurer for Heritage insurance between 2007 -2014.
** Terms and conditions apply
***Ecclesiastical claims satisfaction survey 2014.

100 places
Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc (EIG) Reg No 1718196. Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (EIO) Reg No 24869. Ecclesiastical Life Ltd (ELL) Reg No 243111. Ecclesiastical Financial Advisory Services Ltd (EFAS) Reg No 2046087. Ecclesiastical Underwriting Management Ltd (EUML) Reg No 2368571. E.I.O. Trustees Ltd Reg No 941199. EdenTree Investment Management Ltd (EIM) Reg No 2519319. All companies are registered in England at Beaufort House, Brunswick Road, Gloucester GL1 1JZ. EIO and ELL are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 113848 (EIO) and 110318 (ELL). EFAS and EIM are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm Reference Number 126123 (EFAS) and 527473 (EIM). EUML is an appointed representative of EIO who is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 402228.