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Footman James Footman James have specialised in classic car and vintage car insurance for over 35 years. Footman James have specialised in classic bike and vintage motorcycle insurance for over 35 years. The Private Clients team at Footman James specialises in providing tailored insurance packages for prestigious vehicles, vehicle collections and high-value homes.

Footman James specialises in offering tailored household insurance for the classic vehicle enthusiast. Footman James' commercial business insurance specialists have many years of experience and are fully prepared to discuss the insurance requirements for businesses. Tailored insurance packages for prestigious vehicles and collections, marine craft plus high-value homes and contents.

Excellent online renewal system is easy to use. Footman James have a thorough understanding of the insurance needs of riders of classic motorcycles. You have selected the current time slot of the day, our team will endeavour to call you as soon as possible. Footman James would like to keep you informed about the insurance products we offer and provide you with information about the latest shows, events and competitions that may be of interest to you.
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read more › Footman James was founded in 1983 to establish a professional insurance broking service specialising in plans for niche markets. 35 years later Footman James is proud of a heritage based on successful relationships with vintage and classic vehicle enthusiasts and clubs: providing specialist insurance for owners, collectors and professionals in a competitive market. We can provide cover for classic cars, classic motorcycles, replica & kit cars, high value vehicles, multi-vehicle, motor traders, wedding & funeral hire, club & exhibition, competition cars, specialist sports cars, support vehicles and even historic buses.

read more › Footman James have specialised in classic car and vintage car insurance for over 35 years. At Footman James we have been arranging classic car insurance and vintage car insurance for over 35 years to owners, collectors and traders. We understand that classic cars are more than just vehicles; they are a passion and a labour of love. With this in mind, our comprehensive cover is designed to recognise the true value of your classic car. As lovers of classic cars, we enjoy links with many enthusiasts and their clubs, such as the Morris Minor Owners Club and the Jaguar Drivers' Club.

read more › Footman James have specialised in classic bike and vintage motorcycle insurance for over 35 years. We understand the special bond that riders form with their classic motorcycles, especially if they have been restored as a project of passion, which is why we offer classic motorcycle insurance that is tailored with enthusiasts in mind. For instance, all our classic motorcycle policies come with cover for helmet and leathers up to 750 as standard. We also offer limited mileage options (lower premiums for a low annual mileage) and laid up insurance (cover for your motorcycle and its accompaniments whilst it is kept in a locked garage or building).

read more › Flex from Footman James allows you to combine your modern and classic vehicle policies, meaning that you will only have one renewal date, one set of documents and one premium each year. This isn't just limited to classic and modern cars though, you can insure bikes, kit cars, performance vehicles and almost everything in between. To take out a Flex policy with Footman James, you'd simply insure your classics with us and then take out a Flex policy when your modern vehicles are due for renewal. With Flex, you'll receive the typical benefits you'd expect from a separate modern vehicle policy.

read more › The Private Clients team at Footman James specialises in providing tailored insurance packages for prestigious vehicles, vehicle collections and high-value homes. Our Private Clients team can insure your entire vehicle collection under one policy. This can include cars & bikes, classic & modern vehicles, kit cars, super & hypercars, commercial vehicles and more - whether they are on the road or laid-up. There is also no maximum limit to the number of vehicles or vehicle value. From your first enquiry, to putting cover in place and beyond; you will be allocated a dedicated Account Handler to guide you through the process and to answer any enquiries you may have throughout the lifetime of your policy.

read more › Footman James specialises in offering tailored household insurance for the classic vehicle enthusiast. We don't just offer car insurance; we are just as at home arranging cover for your household buildings and/or contents; from fine art collections to family bicycles, contents insurance arranged by Footman James will protect your most prized possessions from loss, theft and damage. Accidental Damage cover for TV, audio, video equipment, home PCs, aerials and satellite dishes. 24/7 Property Emergency is available in your contents and/or buildings insurance policy.

read more › At Footman James we have been arranging kit car and replica car insurance for over 30 years. Footman James is proud to support the kit car movement, which we demonstrate by attending over 50 classic and kit car shows throughout the year and by nurturing relationships with over 150 classic vehicle clubs. We have links with many kit car clubs, such as the Westfield Sports Car Club and the Quantum Owners Club, and - as part of our commitment to them - we offer special rates for members. Footman James can arrange insurance cover for over 100 different kit cars; including Caterham, Westfield and Robin Hood, to name just a few.

read more › At Footman James, we're pleased to offer our customers with a number of vehicles the option to insure all their vehicles under the one policy, with just one renewal date. At Footman James we try and find the best solution to suit your individual needs, for example insuring your modern vehicle and your spouse's on the same policy with your classic cars. We can even combine classic and modern vehicles on one single policy with no upper-value limit. For more information and to request a quote, call us on 0333 207 6302 or request a call back above.

read more › Footman James' commercial business insurance specialists have many years of experience and are fully prepared to discuss the insurance requirements for businesses. The Footman James motor trade team have many years of experience and are fully prepared to discuss the insurance requirements for your business - from your workshop to your workforce. The team is made up of a small group of account handlers with specific knowledge of both the particularities of motor trade insurance and an understanding of classic car insurance.

read more › At Footman James we understand that every classic vehicle owner is not always out and about in their vehicle and may decide to declare their vehicle as SORN. Some may choose to tinker with their pride and joy in a restoration project; others may store their asset away in the garage and some of us like our classic to take the limelight at an exhibition or competition; but do we all have the right insurance? Whether you restore, store or transport your classic vehicle, Footman James can provide peace of mind with our Restoration, Storage & Transit insurance policy for laid up vehicles.

read more › At Footman James we have been at the centre of the specialist car industry for over 35 years and provide cover for a wide variety of competition vehicles including Ford, Peugeot and Vauxhall. Our competition car insurance scheme covers vehicles which are manufactured, modified or otherwise altered for participating in motor sport or other similar competitive sporting events. We can also provide cover for vehicles on-road whilst they are being transported to an event (no cover applies whilst the vehicle is competing).

read more › Footman James' knowledge of broking for wedding and funeral hire spans over 35 years with a heritage firmly in the classic vehicle market. At Footman James we have been providing insurance for wedding and funeral vehicle hire businesses for over 35 years. We know that these businesses require a policy that is designed specifically for their classic vehicles which is why a dedicated account handler is assigned to each policy holder that will provide day to day contact for your insurance requirements.

read more › For over 35 years Footman James has been involved in the classic car and specialist vehicle industry, and has a great understanding of the demands, requirements and passion of drivers and owners. With many years of experience, we provide cover for thousands of drivers around the UK; including insurance policies for many of the most well-renowned sports car manufacturers and models of all time. Our sports car insurance is perfect for those who require cover to take their vehicle to the track non-competitively and covers vehicles such as Caterham, Lotus Elise and Porsche 911 to name just a few.

read more › Through years of immersion in the motor sport and event industry, we understand the requirements of those who drive and manage support vehicles. We aim to provide intuitive cover which offers protection for your vehicle when attending these events. Our support vehicle insurance policy also allows for additional extensions to cover specialist trailers, tools, spares, and protective clothing protection where required. Certain vehicles are not applicable for our Support Vehicle Insurance and will not be covered.

read more › At Footman James we have been arranging classic vehicle insurance for over 35 years to owners, collectors and traders. We understand that those who own, collect and display classic buses require a specialist policy to suit their unique requirements. Footman James can cover classic buses (single vehicles and fleets) from 20 years old, including those displayed in museums and trusts. At Footman James, we can insure both your classic and modern vehicles, with our Multi-Vehicle insurance policy. While the needs of every owner are different, we all share the same passion and enthusiasm for our classic vehicles.

read more › At Footman James we understand that classic vehicle enthusiasts want to make the most of their classic vehicles. That's why we have developed a range of additional cover options, which allows customers to pick and choose cover to suit their particular needs. The cover options are collectively called FJ+ and includes options such as wedding hire, breakdown and nil deduction salvage retention. So whether a customer wants to drive other classics, hire their car for weddings or wants to participate in track days we've got it covered!

read more › Footman James partner's Facts Disc have added a whole new level of engagement to CarFest South this past August. Pencil these dates into your diary at the Haynes International Motor Museum for October half term. Fun for all the family. See one of the oldest cars in Haynes International Motor Museum extensive collection brought back to life and have the chance to meet model maker David Hayward. Footman James client Phil Carr has been 'mad on cars' since he was young. Now a proud owner of a 1999 New Edge Mustang, Phil has owned many classics over the years and the passion is almost an assumed family trait.

read more › This video is part one of three videos when I take the Jaguar Project 7 on a 2000-mile road trip to the French Riviera. In Part one, I take the P7 to the 2021 Hampton Court Concours and give you a tour round the best cars on show there. The Touring Arese RH95 is the latest car to be launched by Touring Superleggera in Milan and had its world premiere at Salon Prive 2021. It uses the Ferrari 488GTB as its donor car and has up to 720ps in Pista spec, giving it wild performance to match its exotic looks.

read more › During the last thirty five years Footman James have forged strong relationships with many enthusiasts' clubs, associations and affinity groups. Members can enjoy discounted rates from Footman James on classic and modern car, classic and modern motorcycle and home & contents insurance. If you run a club and would like to work with Footman James and be added to our 'Clubs' area, or you are currently listed and you would like to amend your club details then please email us on news.views@footmanjames.co.uk.

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