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Footman James is one of the UK’s leading specialist vehicle insurance brokers.

Founded in 1983, Footman James’ heritage is firmly placed in the specialist vehicle movement to provide an insurance proposition that meets the needs of the owner, collector, motor trader and competitor.

Footman James, has one of the broadest product propositions of any brand catering for the specialist vehicle market.



Footman James understand that every classic vehicle owner is different, which is why they have launched a suite of add-on’s, collectively known as FJ+

With FJ+ you can build your classic vehicle policy from a range of cover options* including; breakdown, agreed value, salvage retention and spare parts.

If you own three or more vehicles (majority classic) than you can also ask Footman James about their Multi Vehicle Policy.


The Footman James collectors team specialise in insurance solutions for classic and prestigious vehicle collections. Their knowledge and experience has allowed them to negotiate exclusive access to a specialist vehicle collector’s policy underwritten by Chubb (one of the world’s largest leading specialist insurers of affluent individuals).

At Footman James they understand the importance of one to one relationships, therefore, each policy holder is assigned a dedicated account handler.


Footman James’ experienced account handlers are fully prepared to discuss the insurance requirements of your business with particular emphasis on the motor industry – classic motor dealers, traders, specialist vehicle clubs, exhibition organisers and exhibitors. Like their collector’s policy, each policy holder is also assigned a dedicated account handler.


Specialist motorsport insurance is available for individual competitors and sports car owners. Cover available includes Specialist Sports Car (with track days), Rally Car/Competition Vehicles (with Road Section Cover) and support vehicles.

If you are interested in finding more out about Footman James or would like to obtain a classic vehicle quote, or request a call back; please head over to You can also call their friendly UK team on 0333 207 6148.

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Bring the curriculum to life!

Coventry Transport Museum's interactive exhibitions make the perfect venue for school visits in Coventry.

We offer a wide range of sessions for school groups, all 'Learning Outside The Classroom' quality assured. 


Join and Support

Join us in celebrating a unique transport heritage that helped shape Coventry into the city it is today.

There are lots of ways for you to get involved, from supporting us with a financial donation to volunteering your time. 

We are always looking for people to get involved!


Home of Earth's fastest car

Coventry Transport Museum is home to the world's two fastest cars.

When you visit the Museum, not only can you marvel at these spectacular feats of British engineering, you can experience travelling through the sound barrier on our all new 4D Land Speed Record Simulator!