Our History

20 years of Hamilton Fraser

We started as an insurance broker in 1996 specialising in property and medical indemnity insurance, these two sectors remain at the heart of everything we do. Over the last 20 years we have grown with our markets to offer services that protect the things that matter most. View some of our historical milestones in the timeline of Hamilton Fraser history below.

Timeline of Hamilton Fraser History

See some of our historical milestones by dragging your cursor left and right through our timeline below.


Hamilton Fraser Insurance solutions

Founded by Simon Fox and Eddie Hooker to offer simple and affordable insurance products to niche but growing markets - www.hamiltonfraser.co.uk


Landlord Solutions launched -

UK’s first landlord specific buildings insurance policy


Cosmetic Solutions launched -

UK’s first aesthetic practitioner medical malpractice policy


Acquired DAH Insurance Services in Basildon -

landlord buildings broker


Acquired Ashley Milton Insurance in Maida Vale -

healthcare and malpractice insurance brokers


Acquired Betts Brothers in Crouch End -

home insurance brokers


Acquired ABM Insurance in Croydon -

general commercial insurance brokers


Launched Tenancy Deposit Solutions with the National Landlords Association -

the first government authorised insurance based tenancy deposit protection scheme for landlords - www.mydeposits.co.uk


Launched Total Landlord Insurance -

a range of insurance products specifically aimed at landlords and managing agents - www.totallandlordinsurance.co.uk


Launched Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance -

a range of insurance products specifically aimed at aesthetic and cosmetic practitioners and clinics -


Re-branded the group company to Hamilton Fraser -

the company now employs 100 staff


Launched NLA Property Insurance -

a new property insurance product for members of the National Landlords Association


Launched mydeposits Scotland -

a custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme in Scotland


Acquired Ceart Insurance Services in Croydon -

a medical malpractice insurance broker


Obtained the prestigious Investors in People Award

to recognise the company’s approach to staff development and welfare


Launched mydeposits Northern Ireland -

an insurance based and custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme in Northern Ireland


Launched The Property Redress Scheme -

a government authorised consumer redress scheme for letting agents in England


Launched Client Money Protect -

a client money protection scheme for letting and managing agents in the UK


Launched mydepists Jersey -

a custodial tenancy deposit protections scheme in the Jersey States

Moved to Premiere House


mydeposits re-branded

following the introduction of the Darwin project - a new online and app based IT suite to manage and develop tenancy deposit protection across the UK and beyond. Awarded a custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme in England & Wales, providing protection across the UK and beyond


Hamilton Fraser celebrates 20 years

of providing insurance products to landlords and aesthetic and cosmetic practitioners. Hamilton Fraser employs 170 staff and manages more than 850,000 individual contracts across the UK

New website launched


mydeposits celebrates 10 years

of providing a simple deposit protection solution for landlords, letting agents and tenants

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