Company History


1982   Somerville Insurance Services Limited incorporated and starts trading on 1st August from 100 sq.ft. in Jermyn Street

1983   Moved to 206/210 Bishopsgate

1986   Acquired umbrella agreement with Gault Armstrong & Kemble and transferred in business from Bennet Gould & Partners

1987   Opened office in Sudbury, Suffolk

1988   Somerville Financial Services created

1989   Somerville Northern created

1991   Somerville Parker created

1997   Acquired business of Hinton & Wild

1997   Acquired business of Spear & Gulland

1997   Became a Lloyd’s Broker

2001   Somerville Market Solutions created

2002   Plum created

2003   Oak Underwriting acquired

2006   Somerville Insurance Service sold to Lark Insurance Broking Group

2007   Voyager Insurance Services acquired

2008  CH Facilities acquired

2011    Oak Underwriting sold

2011    Fresh Start acquired

2012    Plum demerged

2012    Voyager demerged

2014    Plum sold

2014    James Hallam Financial Services acquired