The Classic Car Specialists

The Classic Car Insurance Specialists for over 35 years!

Lancaster Insurance Services, established in 1984, specialises in arranging classic car insurance, in addition to a range of niche motor related products and general insurance products. 

We live and breathe classics and this is shown through our commitment for sponsoring the UK’s largest classic car event, the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, as well as a host of smaller and regional shows throughout the years, too! 

Using our carefully selected panel of insurers, and network of car clubs, we have a number of avenues available to get you a great deal on your insurance.

We may be able to include a number of policy benefits as part of your insurance policy including:

  • Limited Mileage Discount
  • Club Member Discounts
  • Agreed Value
  • Green Laning & Off Road Cover
  • UK Based Call Centre
  • 24 Hour Claims Line

Classic Car Insurance

Lancaster Insurance Services has access to competitive classic car insurance and vintage car insurance schemes in the UK.

As a leading, reputable specialist in classic car insurance for over 35 years, we are committed to offering our customers a wealth of experience, great customer service and excellent service.

We understand your love of classics and recognise the importance they hold.

4 x 4 Insurance

Lancaster Insurance Services, has been arranging specialist 4x4 insurance for over twenty years.

As a leading broker in the market, we offer a high quality product and level of service which we hope gives you peace of mind and security on the road.

We understand that price is important; this is why we focus on saving you money on your policy and offering additional benefits for insuring your 4x4 with us.

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Howard Bryan's TVR “white elephant”

Car of the Month:

Howard Bryan's TVR “white elephant”

‘Photos don’t do her justice – she is a car of such presence’. Naturally, Howard’s White Elephant causes a sensation on virtually every journey, and even in his home village, people stop on the pavement and mouth ‘what is it?’.

Classic Car of the Month:

Mk1 Golf Owners Club

This month, the Mk1 Golf Owners Club take the accolade of Club of the Month! The club caters for owners and enthusiasts of the VW Mk1 Golf and exists to be a base for the preservation and restoration of the original Volkswagen Golf. Keeping with the times, the club has members with original swallowtails to heavily modified cabriolets.

Mk1 Golf Owners Club

The latest Lancaster classic car news



  • Andrew Roberts |
  • 18th May, 2022

The MOT test has once again recently been in the news, and it is so much a part of motoring vocabulary that it is intriguing to consider its roots. The 1950s saw a vast increase in private car ownership – from 18% of British households in 1950 to nearly 40% at the end of the decade.


Drive In Revisited

  • Andrew Roberts |
  • 18th May, 2022

Drive In was Thames Television’s prestige motoring programme, commencing in 1972. The footage kindly uploaded to YouTube by Pearson describes the changing face of motoring in the 1970s.



  • Andrew Roberts |
  • 17th May, 2022

Debates about Britain’s first hatchback are often as tedious as The Best James Bond. The Austin A40 ‘Farina’ Countryman of 1959 is probably the original ‘Two Box’ car with a tailgate, while the Austin Maxi of ten years later was the first UK built FWD transverse engine hatch.


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