Why choose Howden?
Originally Ingram Hawkins & Nock, we are now Howden, and we have provided a tailored solution to the insurance requirements of Masonic Buildings and Lodges since 1996.
- We’re the market leader in Masonic Insurance, insuring over 80% of the Masonic buildings in England and Wales, and increasing our presence in Scotland.
- You only have one person dealing with your insurance, whether your query is in relation to your policy, making changes to your cover or to make a claim.
- Through our unique arrangement with Allianz we rebate monies to the provinces.
Provided through Allianz, our comprehensive cover includes*:
- Property Damage
- EU wide cover for Lodges Regalia
- Business Interruption (two year indemnity period)
- Employers, Public and Products Liability
- Goods in Transit
- Personal Accident cover
- Directors and Officers Liability
- Terrorism Cover
*Subject to policy terms, conditions and warranties.
Our bespoke policy covers the Masonic building, as well as each individual lodge meeting within it.
For more information, Please call us, on 020 7623 3806.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, all property including regalia is covered anywhere in the UK and EU.
Yes, for a small additional premium any Masonic Entity that meets at your premises will benefit from the standard covers provided by the scheme plus each entity will automatically have £30,000 contents cover for their belongings, furniture and regalia.
Yes, the Masonic Scheme provides Employers and Public Liability Insurance anywhere in the UK and EU. This covers any damage to third party property or injury to a person caused by your negligence. If any other companies are involved with events such as caterers, we advise that you obtain proof of their liability insurance prior to any event as these companies will not be covered by your policy.
Yes, Allianz can provide an interest-free monthly direct debit facility.
No, the Masonic Scheme is handled by Natassia James at our Stourbridge office. Natassia has worked on the scheme for over ten years and handles all enquiries from questions about cover through to in-house claims handling below £3500, and facilitates the negotiation of larger claims between you (the client) and Allianz.
In 2008, when we were Ingram Hawkins & Nock, we set up the Profit Share Initiative. Since then we have rebated £150,000 to Provincial charities and have donated £5,000 to the Royal Benevolent Fund.