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Public Liability insurance for
Drylining Contractors

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Our drylining contractor's Essentials package includes Public Liability insurance and cover for Financial Loss.

  • Public Liability insurance up to £5 million
  • Employers' Liability insurance £10 million
  • Financial Loss £100,000


Our Classic package builds on the Essentials by offering Professional Indemnity cover as well as Accidental Death and Tools cover.

  • Public Liability insurance up to £5 million
  • Employers' Liability insurance £10 million
  • Professional Indemnity cover £100,000
  • Financial Loss cover £100,000
  • Accidental Death cover
  • First £1,000 of Tools cover (can be increased to £15,000)


Our most popular option, the Plus package builds on the Classic by further adding Personal Accident cover, which can be increased based on your needs.

  • Public Liability insurance up to £5 million
  • Employers' Liability insurance £10 million
  • Professional Indemnity cover £100,000
  • Financial Loss cover £100,000
  • Accidental Death cover
  • First £1,000 of Tools cover (can be increased to £15,000)
  • Personal Accident cover up to £600 a week per person


Looking for extra insurances for your building work? We have a list of optional extras to give you the cover you need: 

  • Contract Works
  • Owned Plant
  • Hired in Plant
  • Jury Service cover
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Drylining contractors insurance

Dry lining contractors understand the importance of specialist insurance to protect themselves, their equipment and customers from accidents in the workplace. As well as giving you peace of mind to get on with your job, many companies and trade associations require evidence of public liability insurance. We’ve developed a unique combined liability insurance policy with Zurich Insurance – giving you the comfort of backing from one of the biggest names in the insurance world.

Drylining contractors' public liability insurance

Our public liability product is designed to be flexible, meeting the different needs of sole traders to businesses with turnovers of up to £3 million and up to 15 employees. We offer 3 products, tailored to reflect different insurance requirements. We work with more than 70 trades, from drylining contractors, to painters and decorators, so we know you need insurance policies that suit your specific business. Plus, you have the option to pay in monthly instalments on Direct Debit.

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Who do we cover?

  • Sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and limited liability partnerships
  • Drylining installers, contractors and specialists
  • Individuals and small to medium sized businesses involved in dry-lining installation
  • Businesses with a turnover up to £3 million, and up to 15 employees

Policies designed for individuals and small businesses

Essentials is a self employed drylining contractors Public Liability policy which provides you with cover with limits of £1 million, £2 million and £5 million. If you have up to 15 employees or labour only sub-contractors, £10 million of Employers’ Liability cover is included with all our Public Liability policies. In addition to this, we offer a range of optional extensions including Hired-In plant, Owned plant, Contract Works and Jury Service (applicable to the policyholder only).

If you want broader cover, Classic extends Essentials by including £1,000 of Tools insurance for the policyholder. This cover is effective 24 hours a day, anywhere in the UK, and includes overnight thefts from your van - following a violent and forcible break in to your locked vehicle. If necessary, cover can be extended up to £15,000. Classic also includes £100,000 of Professional Indemnity insurance.

Our widest level of cover is our Plus product which includes Personal Accident Insurance - designed to pay a weekly sum if you’re unable to work as the result of an accident at work.

Major insurer backing

At Trade Direct we have a unique combined liability insurance policy with Zurich Insurance – giving you the comfort of knowing you have the backing of one of the biggest names in the insurance world. You won’t find this policy anywhere else on the market.

Our team knows that not all construction contractors are the same. We work with more than 70 trades from dry-lining contractors to electricians and window cleaners, so we know that you need an insurance policy that suits your specific business requirements.

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To obtain a dry lining contractors quote, click on the red “Get a quote” button above, call us on 0800 0280 380 where one of our friendly and professional team will help, or find other ways to contact us via our contact us page.

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