Summary of Cover
Insurance cover through this scheme is provided through Marsh Commercial, the broker, and Eaton Gate Commercial, the underwriter intermediary.
The scheme provides cover for amenity and conservation woodland owners only with up to 75 hectares (185 acres) as follows:-
Woodland owners public liability that indemnifies the insured for accidental bodily injury e.g. to a trespasser or visitor; and loss of or damage to property of a third party e.g. neighbouring property, fences, buildings, other structures, etc., up to a limit of £5 million (£5,000,000) in any one claim. There is no Excess with this policy.
The cover by this Policy excludes any claim arising from any of the following activities and if undertaken then the Policyholder is required to ensure that a valid Public Liability insurance policy is in place and held by the organisers of these activities – Shooting; Horse riding; Motorcycling or Quad Biking; Orienteering; Paintballing. Furthermore, if such activities are undertaken by any third party it is a Condition that evidence must be obtained that they hold valid Public Liability Insurance to a Limit of Indemnity not less than is provided under this Policy. The cover by this Policy excludes any claim arising from work undertaken by, or otherwise caused by, Contractors working in the insured Woodland Area. Furthermore, if contractors are engaged to work in the Woodland Area, it is a Condition that evidence must be obtained that they hold valid Public Liability Insurance to a Limit of Indemnity not less than is provided under this Policy. Subject otherwise to the terms, conditions and exclusions of this Policy
If cover is required for woods over the maximum size of 75 hectares or on commercial woods then our Broker can provide Public Liability cover at either £2 million, £5 million or £10 million, please enquire for a quotation from Marsh Commercial direct.
Also, if cover is required for standing timber, usually in woods of a commercial nature, then our Broker can provide a quote for additional Fire and/or Windblow covers, please call the number below for a quotation.
RAP Ltd and Marsh Commercial are unable to provide quotes for insurance cover for tree surgeons, work parties, structures of any kind, etc.
Contact number for Marsh Commercial: 01382 647337