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Construction & Allied Trades

Construction & Allied Trades

Looking for a quote for construction insurance? Bespoke insurance solutions for the construction & trade industry

Why Choose Us?

Whether you’re a Construction company or a company working in any similar industry area, we’ll work with you to understand your risks and source compatible solutions.

As a specialist team of insurance professionals, we work in collaboration with our network of Insurers and Risk Managers to deliver solutions and provide expert input and advice on programme design and technical, contractual and placement matters.

Operating for 40 years we have built a strong network of specialist Underwriters and can offer a targeted placement strategy to ensure that the most competitive terms are provided.

We work alongside our clients because creating lasting partnerships is fundamental to us. We deliver proactive service from a team who are on your side and are committed to excellence through all stages of the insurance transaction.

With construction specialists focused on due diligence, risk quantification, insurance broking, account management and claims resolution we support our clients however, whenever and wherever they need us.

What Can We Cover?

We provide a full range of construction-related products including:

  • Contractors All Risks / Erection All Risks
  • Own Plant / Hired-in Plant & Machinery Movement
  • Owner Controlled Programmes
  • Public / Products Liability & Non-Negligent Liability including Financial Loss
  • Employers’ Liability
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Pollution Liability / Environmental Impairment Liability
  • Airside Liability (including Motor)
  • Renewable Energy
  • Delay in Start Up
  • Bonds (Surety & Guarantee)
  • Legal Indemnities
  • Legal Expenses
  • Credit Insurance
  • Latent Defects (Structural Warranty)
  • Statutory Inspection
  • Motor Fleet
  • Group Personal Accident
  • Directors’ & Officers’ Liability

Specialist Sectors

As well as providing cover for traditional Construction companies, we have a wealth of experience and capability to provide comprehensive insurance programmes to more specialist areas, such as:

  • Demolition and Decommissioning/Asbestos Removal/Land Reclamation
  • Recycling & Waste Management including; Skip hirers, Transfer stations, Landfill sites, Incinerator operators, Material recycling facilities
  • Scaffolding / Rope Access / Cladding / Roofing
  • Plant Hire
  • High Rise, Industrial, Commercial and Timber Frame Buildings
  • CPA / HAE Contractors - Crane Operators / Plant Operators / Concrete Pumping
  • Onshore & Offshore (inc Oil & Gas)
  • Shuttering / Formwork / Heavy Civil Engineering and Groundwork’s including Drainage and Utilities
  • Heating / Ventilation / Air-Conditioning / Plumbing Contractors

Contact Watkin Davies to review and discuss your Construction Insurance requirements or to have a confidential audit of your existing Insurance Programme.

Talk to the experts and let us find the right policy for you

Try us out and see how we can help make finding the right insurance cover that little bit easier for you.

Cardiff 02920 626 226
Newport 01633 250 282
Ystrad Mynach 01443 816 099

What Our Customers Say

Google Reviews
79 Reviews

Mal Elwood

1 year ago

"Very efficient, always friendly and helpful. I have used Watkin Davies for years, and they have always been competitive. I received great support recently when I had to make a claim, so I'd highly recommend them."

A Ali

1 year ago

"I was very impressed with the quality of the service - it was outstanding. The advisor, Ms Spear went above and beyond to give me the best driving insurance policy. The policy I have received is exactly what I was looking for. Thank you so much Ms Spear!"

Adam Kearns

1 year ago

"I've used Instructorcover Plus for my driving instructor insurance for a number of years. Not only are prices competitive, even at renewal, but customer service is fantastic. Call operators are always cheerful and incredibly helpful. Everything is always sorted in a single call, saving valuable time. Highly recommend."

Macca Ginger

1 year ago

"Absolutely superb service from the team, particularly Natalie. Very easy and simple process"

steve rudgley

1 year ago

"As aways very efficient"

Barrie P

1 year ago

"I have used InstructorcoverPlus for my driving tuition insurance for a number of years. Their prices are always competitive and everyone I speak to is friendly and helpful."

Kathryn Parkes

1 year ago

"Ceri was very helpful and knowledgeable on the phone"

John Gabriel

10 months ago

"Karrie Brewer was so helpful today, especially as one insurance company would not quote, so had to shop around for us, many thanks"

Sulman Khosty

10 months ago

"Kelly is amazing. Very helpful and friendly, did a great job today with helping me out to get insured. Amazing service!"

Andy Amadi

11 months ago

"Great service. Got my first driving instructor insurance with this firm. Price was competitive and customer service provided by Jane was great. I will definitely recommend the service."

Lynne Turner

1 year ago

"Team were very helpful when it came time to renew my policy, taking the time to check and make any amendments needed. Would highly recommend."

Nikki Mellin

1 year ago

"5 stars!"

Pam Durbin

1 year ago

"Excellent service from Watkin Davies as per usual. I love the way they do all the hard work researching best quotes and provide you with your options. All the staff are very friendly and professional, I have to highlight Ceri who always does a fantastic job for me and my family."

Steve P

1 year ago

"Really helpful and efficient customer service, friendly and knowledgeable too. I would highly recommend InstructorcoverPlus."

Ricki Dango

1 year ago

"I m a returning customer and what a wonderful experience. Emma is new to her role but she was very helpful and polite throughout. She got the quote done very quickly and managed to beat all my other quotations. I therefore didn't have to waste any more time. Further she offered me three instalments at 0% which is helpful in this current economic climate. The paperwork was sent straight away. Highly recommended."

Gary Williams

1 year ago

"Once again, could not have been more helpful! Still a pleasure to speak to a 'real person' who knew what they were talking about!"


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About Watkin Davies

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants is an independent Insurance Broker and a trading name of A-Plan Holdings, our head office is in Cardiff, in the village of Whitchurch close to the M4 motorway. The business was established by Roger Watkins in 1978 and is the trusted insurance broker to many individuals and businesses throughout the UK. We are proud of our independent status and pride ourselves on our customer service.

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  • We are proud of our claims service, our aim is to provide our customers with a first class service and ensure settlement is met within our customers expectations.
  • We have a highly skilled team, working hard to understand our customers requirements and needs & pride ourselves on customer service.
  • We have access to a comprehensive panel of insurers that allow us to provide cover you need at a competitive premium.
  • The business was established by Roger Watkins in 1978 and is the trusted insurance advisor to many individuals and businesses throughout the UK.

Watkin Davies & InstructorcoverPlus is a trading name of A-Plan Holdings, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority No. 310164. Registered in England and Wales under company registration number 750484. Registered Office: 2 Des Roches Square, Witney, OX28 4LE. Calls may be monitored and recorded for quality assurance purposes.
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