Our clients come to us because of our reputation, and they stay with us because of the outstanding service they receive.
We have the largest and most experienced team of removals and storage and self storage industry insurance experts in the country. Our extensive history has allowed us to develop market-leading insurance products and claims services.
Our service offering is unique for each business. We will tailor the insurance products and risk management advice we provide to suit the individual needs of your business.
We offer a wide range of policies designed to protect your business.
To learn more, take a look at the Insurance Guide. Here you will find an explanation of the different types of insurance available for your business, as well as tips on how to ensure you declare the correct values and avoid underinsurance.
What our customers say
We have worked alongside Basil Fry for many years and we have made use of their services since the early 1990’s.
The advice they have provided our company has been excellent as well as their close attention to detail, knowledge and most importantly service. This is the reason that we view them as a long term partner.
All of our queries are dealt with professionally and with expedience and as such we view them as an integral part of our business and our future successes. Our insurances require a high level of analysis and it is with confidence that I would say that we believe their work to be market leading.
Our thanks go to Basil Fry for their service over the years and we look forward to many more dealing with the team.
Liam Witham, CEO
We are very happy to confirm that our company has maintained a close association with Basil Fry for some fifty years. During that time, we have received the very best of impartial advice on all insurance matters, ranging from our Motor fleet and property, to our Customers Goods and Marine policies.
We have always been very impressed with the claim settling service, which has been efficient, yet fair to both parties. Basil Fry settles our claims in the manner we wish our clients to be treated, frequently adding enhancement to the removal experience despite a claim being made. Claim settlement feels “bespoke” and I am sure that our clients appreciate this. Over the years the advice has been invaluable to us. The service we receive from Basil Fry exceeds our expectations, yet charges remain competitive.
Basil Fry are more than our insurance brokers, they have become our trusted business support.
Ian Palmer, CEO, White & Company
Basil Fry have been a fantastic partner to us over the last ten years providing solutions to our ever changing insurance needs as we have grown our removals and storage business and also developed our self storage brand. Their knowledge of both sectors is in our opinion second to none and the hands on and personal approach of our Account Director and the professionalism of the claims handling cannot be faulted.
Charles Schmidt, House & Carriage and MyStore Self Storage
We moved our insurances to Basil Fry & Company having happily used a local broker for years. It became clear however that the specialist knowledge and products that Basil Fry provide add significant additional peace of mind and value to our insurance procurement and we haven’t looked back since moving to them seven years ago. We value their involvement and support and would highly recommend them to any new or existing self storage operator.
Rory Windham, Director, GoStore Self Storage
Basil Fry & Co. have been our preferred insurance provider for 20 years and throughout our time with them have provided fantastic support in all insurances matters. Most recently we’d like to extend our thanks for the on site training provided which has given all our customer facing staff invaluable knowledge and confidence to deal with any customers’ insurance queries.
Brian Maidman, Managing Director, Store & Secure
Being a client of Basil Fry is not just about insurance, it’s about being part of a close knit networking community. I can safely say that my business has been able to grow as a result of the introductions I have made meeting other Basil Fry clients and can’t thank Greg and his team enough.
Del Grant, Managing Director, Grants of Cheam
We have used Basil Fry for nearly twenty years to source our insurance products. Their ethos as a family orientated business fits in perfectly with our own and the service we receive continues to be of the very highest standard and is very reassuring for our own family business. You cannot put a price on peace of mind knowing that you have in place an insurance product to protect your business and clients that is second to none. Thank you, Basil Fry.
Matthew Schofield, Managing Director, R&D Schofield
I have used Basil Fry Insurance Brokers for fifteen years and have found their service to be excellent. I receive answers to my questions quickly and the broking team are pro-active in finding the best results for my Company. The claims service provided by RCS is extremely good with fair outcomes for all parties involved.
I would not hesitate to recommend Basil Fry’s insurance broking services to the moving industry.
Stuart Almandras, Director, Britannia Sandersteads
Basil Fry & Company have been our insurance brokers of choice for the past 12 years. The insurance products that they provide are perfectly tailored to our needs and we find that the service they provide in both broking and claims is second to none.
Simon Clark, Director, Britannia Beckwith Removals of Sussex
It’s that time of year again! The Basil Fry calendars are on their way. Look out for them in the post. Thanks to Max, Tom and Sam for being our calendar elves this year. Merry Christmas to all our clients and thanks for your continued support. We wish you the very best over the festive season and a prosperous 2024. 🎄🎄🥂🥂(P.S. it’s our office Christmas lunch this afternoon so the office will be shut from 12:30pm today) ... See MoreSee Less
I think we deserve a sit down! Following the Movers & Storers Show this week our conference and trade show events draw to a close for this year! And what a year we’ve had. In no particular order, our teams have attended events in Manchester, Liverpool, Brighton, Birmingham, Hinckley, The Forest of Arden, Rotterdam, Stockholm, St Anton, Lisbon, Monaco, and Melbourne! It has been fantastic catching up with so many of our industry friends at all these events and building new relationships. Without wishing the year away we’re already excited and planning ahead for 2024! Thanks must go to the whole team for their help over the last two days and throughout the year. 🙏 Basil Fry & Company ... See MoreSee Less
Basil Fry & Co. were proud to once again be the Major Sponsor at the recent annual BAR Conference which took place in Brighton in May.The event always gives our team the opportunity to catch up with industry friends and colleagues and our clients from across the UK and abroad.Aside from the informative and well-run business sessions we were privileged to hear from Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards on his amazing life, and also listen to Hal Cruttenden’s very amusing take on the world.Congratulations must be extended to the finalists nominated for the Annual BAR awards and we look forward to catching up with everyone in Glasgow next year. ... See MoreSee Less
Everyone at Basil Fry & Co. would like to wish our clients, industry partners, friends and all your families a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2023. Please note our offices will be closed from 5pm on 23rd December and will re-open at 9am on 3rd January. ... See MoreSee Less
We're excited to announce that Basil Fry & Company has been acquired by the Jensten Group. The deal is subject to regulatory approval by the FCA. The Jensten Group is one of the UK's leading insurance distribution businesses and stands out in a crowded marketplace with a reputation for putting clients and people first. Greg Wildman, MD Basil Fry said: “Jensten focussed on the two most important areas of our business right from the beginning – our clients and our staff. We had various opportunities to consider elsewhere but it was clear that our shared ethos would make this transition a success. After significant sustained growth for many years, we needed to find a powerful partner to develop our service offering both in the UK and in Europe and we are very excited about the opportunities that Jensten will provide to us.”You can read the full statement here: lnkd.in/eW9YNujM... See MoreSee Less
Today meet Kanun. Kanun has just celebrated his first year with Basil Fry and we are delighted that he has already achieved his Certificate in Insurance and is starting to work towards his Diploma. An excellent start to his insurance career especially considering it all began in Lockdown. #MeetTheTeamMonday#insurance#career#basilfry... See MoreSee Less
#MeetTheTeamMonday Today meet Denise Miller. Denise is one of our Account Executives, who works alongside Ria Houston and Kelly Simmons, whilst also managing her own book of Self Storage clients. #MeetTheTeam #AccountExecutive #SelfStorage ... See MoreSee Less
Meet Philippa Caunter, one of our Commercial Account Executives. Philippa initially worked on removal clients. However, she has since grown her industry knowledge by working for director Peter Doman and now focuses on self-storage. #MeetTheTeamMonday#accountexecutive#SelfStorage#MeetTheTeamMondayMeet Philippa Caunter one of our Commercial Account Executives. Philippa works alongside Director Peter Doman and focuses primarily on Self Storage. #BasilFry #AccountExecutive #SelfStorage ... See MoreSee Less
Meet Jackie Herbert one of our Commercial Account Executives. Whilst being at Basil Fry Jackie has learnt about the Self Storage Industry and now has a growing book of clients.#MeetTheTeamMonday#basilfry#SelfStorage#MeetTheTeamMondayMeet Jackie Herbert, one of our Commercial Account Executives, who deals with Property Owners risks. #AccountExecutive #basilfry #PropertyOwners ... See MoreSee Less