St Helen’s, 1 Undershaft, London, EC3A 8EE

Tel: 020 7886 3900


Trading in the London Market and providing facilities for the placement of slip-type business for City brokers.

Servicing brokers based in the City, SE11 and SE1.

Key Contacts

Manager, London Market: Guy Smith
Underwriter: Mark Kraushar

Underwriting Contacts

Marine Cargo: Underwriting Team
Freight Liabilities: Underwriting Team
Engineering: Sol Hayden
Marine Trade: Joe McCarthy
Terrorism: Gary Barlow
Marine Equipment: Martin Pocock
Motorsport: Andrew Baldwin

See our contacts sheet for more information.


For cargo, please call 01622 710181 and for all other classes, please call 0161 236 3380, or e-mail

See our claims pages for more information.


The London office is on the 13th floor of “St Helen’s”, which is the Aviva head office building in the City.

“St Helen’s” is bounded by Leadenhall Street, St Mary Axe and Undershaft. It sits directly across Leadenhall Street from the Lloyd’s Building, and it adjacent to the “Gherkin”.

From Bank station

Take exit number 4, and walk east along Cornhill (with the Royal Exchange to your left). Cross Bishopsgate into Leadenhall Street. “St Helen’s” can be found on the left, just before the junction with St Mary Axe.

From Liverpool Street station

Walk south down Bishopsgate. Cross Wormwood Street/Camomile Street and continue along Bishopsgate. Take the second left into Great St Helens, and continue to St Helen’s church. The rear entrance of “St Helen’s” can then be found on Undershaft directly across from the church.

From Monument station

Walk north up Gracechurch Street. Cross Fenchurch Street/Lombard Street and continue along Gracechurch Street. At the next junction, turn right into Leadenhall Street. “St Helen’s” can be found on the left, just before the junction with St Mary Axe.

From Fenchurch Street station

Cross Fenchurch Street itself, into Billiter Street, which is to the left of Barclays Bank. At the top of Billiter Street, turn left into Leadenhall Street. At the next junction, cross into St Mary Axe, which is to the left of Lloyds Bank. “St Helen’s” can then be found on the left.


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