Plasterers Insurance

Whether you’re specialising in plastering or artexing, you can choose a plasterers insurance policy with the right cover. The flexible policies can grow and change with your business meaning you only pay for the cover you want.

  • Plasterers liability limits including £1m, £2m and £5m 
  • Adaptable insurance that can cover you and your tools.
  • Cover to help meet legal defence and compensation costs
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Towergate Insurance is working in partnership with Markel Direct. By clicking “Get a Quote”, you confirm you have read and understood the Towergate privacy policy and this will take you to a Quote and Buy facility provided and operated by our business partner, Markel Direct.

Towergate Insurance is working in partnership with Markel Direct. By clicking “Get a Quote”, you confirm you have read and understood the Towergate privacy policy and this will take you to a Quote and Buy facility provided and operated by our business partner, Markel Direct.

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Why choose plasterers insurance?


Quick plasterers insurance quote

Answer just a few simple questions to get your quote quickly.


Build your own plasterers insurance policy

Tailor your own policy and choose the covers that suits you most.


Dedicated plasterer claims service

Experts claim handlers to give you peace of mind.

Direct Debit

Pay for your plasterers insurance by Direct Debit

You can choose to split your payment into ten monthly instalments. 

About plasterer insurance

Whether you specialise in plastering or artexing, the policies can be built to provide the cover you need. Tailor your policy to meet your specific requirements with a wide range of liability options, including professional indemnity if you need it.


Get the right cover for your business

Plasterer policies remain flexible as you grow, whether it is when you take on employees or purchase new equipment.


Covering your plasterers and artexing business

However you work, whatever type of bathroom fitting you do, you can build your policy to include the options that are right for your business. With liability and tools protection at levels set by you, you can be confident the insurance you have fits your unique requirements.


Liability insurance for plasterers

Plasterers insurance can include public liability including limits of £1m, £2m and £5m and employers’ liability up to £10m.


Plasterers insurance with tools cover

You have the flexibility to add tools cover to enable you to protect your tools if you want or need to. Better still you can also get cover for your employees’ tools while they are working for you. Specialist equipment you hire in as well can also be covered. Tools cover can also be extended to cover your tools when not in use of when left locked away in site or in your van. Tools must be locked securely outside business hours, and a single item limit may apply.


By clicking “Get a Quote”, this will take you to a Quote and Buy facility provided and operated by our business partner, Markel Direct.

When you need to make a claim, Markel Direct will guide you through the process and get your claim settled as quickly as possible.

  • Find your insurance documents and make sure you have all your information at hand, including your policy number.
  • Call the Markel Direct claims team on 0344 748 0173 and explain what has happened.
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  • Purchase your policy
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Plasterer insurance FAQs

Markel Direct provide and administer this cover. Markel Direct is a trading name of Markel International Insurance Company Limited who is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register no. 202570).

There are a number of risks that plasterers encounter during their work.. Unfortunately, no matter how well prepared you are, mistakes can happen – and a single slip could be disastrous for you and your business arising from personal injuries caused to visitors on site or in the general public in the vicinity of site. Legal action, for the consequences of third party personal injury or property damage from your activities, is a real threat. Protect yourself, your business and clients, with a flexible public liability insurance policy tailored to match your requirements.

To help you spread the cost of your premiums, you can choose to spread payment over ten months with the Markel quick and easy Direct Debit scheme.

If you bought your policy before 7th June 2024, you can view all your documentation in your online portal here. If you purchased your policy on or after the 7th June 2024, you can access your documents here.

For details of the terms, exclusions and conditions applicable, please refer to the full policy documentation provided by Markel Direct which will be available during the quotation process.

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