Footman James announced as exclusive insurance partner

Footman James announced as exclusive insurance partner for National Motorcycle Museum Friends Scheme

One of the UK’s leading classic car and bike insurance brokers has been appointed as the exclusive insurance partner for the new National Motorcycle Museum Friends scheme.

Footman James will provide bespoke insurance to The National Motorcycle Museum’s new membership scheme, which aims to be the most influential, innovative and vibrant scheme in the vehicle heritage sector.

The decision came about due to the Museum Director James Hewing’s long standing relationship with Footman James.

James explained : “I know the team at Footman James very well and they are people who truly understand the insurance needs of old bike enthusiasts.

“Footman James was the pioneer of introducing dedicated Club Relationship Managers to work with clubs, support their activities and to underpin service and benefits to members.  They were the natural choice for us.”

The Friends of the National Motorcycle Museum has been launched to coincide with the museum’s 30th anniversary this year; its unique content will allow enthusiasts to learn about, ride and enjoy old bikes whilst benefitting financially from the huge savings that can be made by insuring their bikes via the National Motorcycle Museum/Footman James classic motorcycle insurance scheme.

The specialist cover is complimented by the commitment and enthusiasm of Footman James employees and includes the following :

Insurance premiums from £64.00;

Young Enthusiasts Scheme for 18 year olds;

Hassle free agreed value, no paperwork or photos! (value limits apply);

Bikes covered from 15 years old;

Mileage limits up to 10,000 miles.

David Bond, Director of Footman James said : “We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as the exclusive insurance partner for the Friends of the National Motorcycle Museum.  It’s both a privilege and honour to be associated with the museum, which houses the largest collection of bikes in the world.  Our commitment and enthusiasm for classic motorcycles coupled with our competitive rates puts us at the very heart of the vintage bike movement; we look forward to developing our relationship with the club going forward.”

To discuss the insurance benefits of the club please contact 0800 298 6643.

For further information about Footman James please contact 0843 357 1200 or visit



Footman James

For thirty years, Footman James has continued to be one of the leading specialist insurance brokers for classic vehicle owners, collectors and professionals

Footman James has enjoyed a unique relationship with vintage and classic vehicle enthusiasts and clubs; offering policies with benefits that are important to the enthusiast.

Its policy choices include classic car and classic motorcycle as well as home insurance.  Classic owners can also insure their modern private car or modern motorcycle.

Footman James is part of Towergate, the UK’s largest independent owned insurance intermediary.

For further media information contact Liam Lloyd, Senior Marketing Executive on 0121 561 6288 or or Kabbie Langford on 07940 371 794 or

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