Footman James

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.

They can provide cover for classic carsclassic motorcyclesreplica & kit carshigh value vehiclesmulti-vehiclemotor traderswedding & funeral hireclub & exhibitioncompetition carsspecialist sports carssupport vehicles, and even historic buses.

Footman James have also developed a product to provide additional cover options, enabling you to really tailor your cover and make your policy personal to you. These options are collectively known as FJ+ and includes, but are not limited to: breakdown, legal protection, drive to work and nil deduction salvage retention.

From humble beginnings they now have:

  • A customer base of well over 85,000 policyholders
  • Operate a customer service centre of well over 100 enthusiastic team members
  • Deal efficiently with 1,000s of requests a day by phone, online and post


All customers benefit from a level of personal service you would expect from a specialist insurance broker such as Footman James. Their aim is to provide relevant, quality cover at competitive premiums.

Phone:0333 207 6000
Location:Castlegate House
Castlegate Way
West Midlands

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