Heritage Business and Leisure insurance

Protecting your business

We have over 135 years of experience protecting heritage buildings and understand their unique construction quirks. 
We’re proud to insure some of the most amazing places and buildings. Our long term, strong relationships with key bodies in the heritage sector mean we’re part of the community in which we serve.
tickBuildings and contents cover
Including minor contract works and property away from the premises.
tickLiability covers
Including Hirers’ liability and Trustees’ and Management liability.
tickBusiness interruption
Including deterioration of refrigerated stock and seasonal stock increases.
tickFine art and collections
Including new acquisitions and temporary removal.
tickLegal expenses
Including employment disputes and compensation awards.
tickReputational risks
Support includes legal and Public Relations costs
tickLoss of licence
Including wedding and premises licences.

Why choose Ecclesiastical?

tickWe’re the leading insurer of Grade I listed buildings and are involved in insuring many UNESCO UK World Heritage sites.
tickBuilding valuations from our in-house team to give you confidence in your sums insured at no additional cost (subject to underwriting criteria).
tickThe Ecclesiastical Heritage Index - tracks the cost of materials and labour associated with traditional construction methods to reduce the risk of underinsurance over time.
tickAccess to a library of risk guidance; our award-winning risk team* via our risk advice line and to our network of trusted suppliers.
tickWe take a proactive approach to protecting the interests of your organisation against third-party legal liability claims.
tickCustomer helplines including public relations crisis and media assistance.
tickClaims are dealt with by our award-winning team* who provide you with a dedicated handler.

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*Awards and accreditation

British Insurance Awards logo - Specialist Company of the Year CIR Risk Management Awards 2022 - Risk Management Specialist Company of the Year Chartered Insurance Brokers Gracechurch outstanding claims service quality award 2024 Insurance Times claims excellence awards winner - Claims product solution of the year - insurer
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The summary of cover is an outline of the standard cover provided under the policy and is not personalised to you. The cover you choose will depend on your circumstances and will be shown on your policy schedule. The schedule will also detail some changes we have made relating to infectious and communicable diseases and cyber-related incidents.

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