We Are Thistle Insurance

A hardy, distinctive plant, who's shape and structure forms the perfect protection.
Growing & thriving in all conditions it succeeds where other plants fail.
No wonder it's the name we call ourselves.

At a glance

Thistle Insurance Services Limited is a UK insurance provider specialising in the leisure and lifestyle, commercial, professional risks and wholesale markets.

We create, distribute and manage non-brokered niche products for these markets, delivering to consumers, SMEs and not-for-profit organisations.

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We’re a growing business. Thistle’s head office is based in Gloucester.

We also have offices in Belfast, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Maidenhead, Newcastle upon Tyne and Wolverhampton, with in excess of 350 employees.


Thistle Insurance Services Limited is owned by the JLT Group, one of the largest risk, insurance and employee benefits companies in the world.

We are able to draw on JLT's knowledge and expertise to offer our clients tailored products and services designed to meet their unique insurance requirements.