Small print matters*

*It’s never a big deal, until it’s a big deal.

Insurance Broking. Done Properly.

It takes business understanding and specialist knowledge to put in place an insurance portfolio that genuinely protects your business. Because we focus on the small print and what it could mean for your business, you will get the right level of cover, at the right price, with no nasty surprises when you need to make a claim.

It’s not about selling insurance. It’s about doing the right thing.

It’s being there with you on a Saturday morning after a fire. It’s representing you during insurer / loss adjustor visits. It’s getting deep into the detail to ensure your business is properly protected.

As a Chartered Insurance Broker, we take the time to get to know you and the specific risks you face. Your dedicated team will be there with you at every step from program design, to delivery and pricing, to ongoing risk management advice and fighting your corner on claims.

What We Do

We've been finding the best cover at the best possible price for our clients for over 30 years. We offer a full insurance broking and risk management service for you.

Insurance Audits

Pricing and Placement

Business Combined

Mergers and Acquisitions

Risk Analysis and Management

Global Insurance Programmes


We focus on using our knowledge and skills to find insurance cover tailored to the unique requirements of your business. Our team have specialist expertise in a number of sectors, but we work across all business classes of insurance.




Crime and Cybercrime




Motor Fleet and Logistics

Property Owners

Technology and Software

Castlemead Blog

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HorseWorld Volunteering Day

The weather gods shined on the team again for this years volunteering day, this time at the amazing HorseWorld charity in Bristol, where the whole team got involved in cleaning and painting the Isolation Unit for the charity. HorseWorld rescue around 100 horses,...

Unoccupied Premises

Unoccupied Premises - What is the issue? Vacant premises are often not secured properly and are therefore more susceptible to vandals, thieves, arsonists, squatters, and fly trippers According to Home Office estimates, there are 60 fires a day in the UK which occur in...

Portable Heaters

Portable Heaters – What is the issue? Portable or transportable heaters are in common use, particularly in commercial premises, to supplement existing fixed heating systems or for use on days when the weather is cold. Portable heaters are more likely to cause fires...

WEAF 2023 Annual Expo

ROBUST Aviation contracts with Primes are complex You need a broker who can review these contracts and advise on the specific risks your business might be exposed to Standard liability policies automatically exclude cover for companies supplying and working within the...

Relay Car Theft – don’t be a victim

Relay Car Theft – don’t be a victim

While the pandemic and multiple lockdowns might have reduced car theft over the last couple of years, UK police forces are warning that its on the increase again Home Office data shows that 108,542 vehicles were stolen between April 2021 and March 2022 in England and...

eDriving Trial

eDriving Trial

With the price of cars, parts and vehicle repairs escalating at a rate beyond inflation we would anticipate that motor fleet premiums are going to face significant pressure in 2023 after a period of discounts enjoyed post pandemic. Castlemead have seen significant...

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Over 30 years history of professional service and advice to our clients

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BRISTOL OFFICE: Castlemead House, St Johns Road, BRISTOL BS3 1AL

Bristol: +44(0)117 945 3900

EXETER OFFICE: Leeward House, Fitzroy Road, Exeter Business Park, EXETER EX1 3LJ

Exeter: +44(0)1392 348999

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