Roofers Insurance

Protect your business and clients when working at height with our roofers insurance.

  • Our policies cover work on both residential and commercial buildings
  • Covers roofers working at heights of up to 15m
  • Access your quotes, policies and renewals in your online account

Call us on 03308 280 554 or get a quote online.

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Why choose roofers insurance with Towergate?


Cover for work up to 15m

Covers roofers working on domestic and commercial properties up to heights of 15m.


Guttering and fascia board contractors cover

Our roofers insurance extends to those fitting or repairing guttering and fascia boards.


Dedicated roofers claims service

Expert claim handlers to give you peace of mind.

Direct Debit

Pay for your roofers insurance by Direct Debit

You can choose to split your payment into ten monthly instalments. Please read our dedicated page on Direct Debit.

About roofers insurance

Our roofers insurance policies offer public and employers liability insurance for you, your staff, customers and the public. It can cover legal defence costs and compensation awards arising from accidental bodily injuries and property damage caused to others during your work. Popular roofing liability insurance limits are available from £1-10 million, we also can provide higher levels beyond £10m when needed.


Roofers covered tailored to your needs

Our insurance is tailored to your individual roofing needs, including protection for use of heat, a range of roofing materials and optional cover for heights over 15m.


Meets statutory requirements for employed staff

Our employers’ liability insurance cover is flexible covering all staff, and automatically remains in place so when someone leaves, and you need to recruit, the new employees will be instantly covered when they join. This ensures you meet all your legal requirements for employee cover.


Cover for both new and existing roof work

Our roofers insurance can cover you for both fitting new roofs and carrying out in-situ repairs to existing structures. Tell us the type of properties you work on.

When you need to make a claim, we'll 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 claims team on 0344 892 1384 and explain exactly what happened.
  • Provide photos if requested to help us understand what happened as quickly as we can.
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Roofers insurance FAQs

Yes, as we have access to specialist insurers to cover roofing involving the application or use of heat. Give us full details when requesting a quote.

Under standard roofers insurance we give cover up to 15m. However, we can cover heights over 15m at locations other than domestic properties by accessing our specialist insurers. Please enquire for details.

Our roofers insurance can cover work on an extensive range of roof types and materials, including flat, PVC, fibreglass, thatch, slate, tile and cladding.

Yes, both types of employees are covered for the same risks, although it is imperative you declare how your workforce are employed as it will affect how your risks are calculated.

It is an important factor and we only use insurers with A-ratings. This is a globally recognised measure of an insurer’s financial situation and provides confidence on their ability and allows you to predict their ability to meet on-going policy obligations.  

Also, there are a number of main contractors that will not subcontract works to any companies not insured with an insurer with a minimum of an A financial rating (as determined by companies such as Standard & Poor’s, A M Best, Moody’s or Fitch Ratings). By not having an insurance policy backed by a financially secure insurer you could potentially be placing restrictions on running your business, the main contractors you can work with or the contracts you take on.

To help you spread the cost of your premiums, we offer a quick and easy direct debit scheme for spreading payment over ten months. Please visit our dedicated Direct Debit page to find out more.

If you would like to know more about our monthly payment option, please visit our dedicated Direct Debit page.

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Roofers insurance articles and guides

What is the Difference Between Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance?

What is the difference between public liability and professional indemnity insurance? We define PL and PI insurance to help you decide if your business needs them.

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Covering Contractors Under Employers' Liability Insurance

As an employer you will need employers’ liability insurance. Read how to ensure your policy covers all workers that require it.

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Displaying Your Employers' Liability Certificate

Find out about how and where to display your employers liability insurance certificate and the legal implications if you don't in our useful video.

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