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Quotation Request


Client Details
Initial Questions
Quote Prerequisites
Cover Overview
Premium Rating
Calculation Sheet
Technical Services
High Value Referral
Hidden Fields

Client Details

What is your full name?
If applicable, what is company name?
What is the company registration number?
What is the best contact phone number?
What email address do you wish to associate with this application?

Enter a correspondence address

Construction Details

What is the address of this project?
Notice for self-builders
If you or a close family member plan to live in this property for at least 12 months, please visit for a policy more suited for your circumstances.
Enter the number of units for which a warranty will be required.
Enter a brief description of works.
Enter the number of floors above ground.
Enter the number of floors below ground.
Is there any building on a sloping site, basement or part-basement?
Enter the details of the construction.
Enter the details of the walls.
Enter the details of the external finish.
Enter the details of the roof.
Is the project in an area associated with subsidence, landslip, fissures or sinkholes?
Is the project in an area associated with a flood plain and/or areas known for radon, flooding, mining, Cheshire Brine or other mineral extraction?

Project Details

Enter details of the developer.
Enter the company name of your main contractor.
Enter the details of your professional project manager.
Would you like a quote for Building Control Services from our partnered surveyor network (Approved Inspector)?
If you are making separate arrangements for Building Control, one of our partnered surveyors will carry out a series of separate technical audits of the development for the purposes of the warranty.
By using our partnered surveyor network for your Building Control you will benefit from having one of our surveyors on site to carry out the Warranty and Building Control inspections at the same time.
Please provide your Building Control Reference Number
Other - please specify
Enter the estimated start date of building works.
Enter the estimated completion date for project.

Additional Cover

Enter a loss of rent figure, per annum
Are you taking deposits?
Enter the total deposit amount for all units.
Enter details of any warranty previously obtained for this project

Quote Prerequisites

Site Investigation Report

Existing Structure


Design Statements

RIBA Stage 3 or 4 Report

Structural Engineer Proposals

Architect Design Details

Contractors and Design Team

Schedule and Specification of Work

Cover Overview

Defects Liability Period
OpenGi Prospect
Record the OpenGi full prospect reference upon transfer

Premium Rating

Excess in Respect of Residential Units
Excess in Respect of Commercial Units
Excess Applicable to Common Parts
Enter 0 if not applicable. Typically minimum of £1,000
Lead Line
Written Line
Written Line
Written Line
Written Line
Additional Information
Text in this free-type area will appear on page 2 of the customer VRI document under the heading "Additional Information".

Calculation Sheet

Base Rate

Calculation Model
Standard=Canopius / Build-Zone=AmTrust

Base Rate Adjustment

Base Adjustment
Example : Basement 0.5
Add row

Loadings & Discounts

Deduction for Excess
No deduction for £1,000. Can range from 10% to 30% on commercial risks.
Loading for Indexation
Usually 25% for Canopius
Loading for Stage of Build
25%, 50%, 75% or 100%
Adjustment to Standard Rating
Enter a figure to apply a loading (or discount) to the premium. Useful for price-matching. Save notes to the quote detailing reasons for applying an adjustment.

Technical Services

Number of Visits
Use manually calculated inspection fees?
Special instructions
TAA Fee (BZSS use, only)
Use this field only for Technical Audits. Enter the full amount Build-Zone should charge the customer excluding VAT.
AI Fee (BZSS use, only)
When Building Control Technical Audit is selected, use this field in addition to the TA field. Enter the amount the customer is to pay directly to the AI (excluding VAT).


High Value Referral

Referral date
Referral completed
Date issued to insurer
Insurers agreed to proceed
Insurer details
Insurer agreed date

System calculation fields


The values in these fields are calculated by the system.
Standard Rate
Applicable to new builds only
Damage Rate
Consequential Loss Rate
Rate applicable to existing structures
Proposer Project Rate
Generated from drop down list ProposerProjectRisk
From URL
Project Postcode 4 chars
Project Postcode 3 chars
Project Postcode 2 chars
Project Postcode 2 chars
Project Bracket
Automatic - do not manually edit this
Automatic - do not manually edit this
Automatic - do not manually edit this
Automatic - do not manually edit this
Automatic - do not manually edit this
Inspection Stage Discount
Automatic - do not manually edit this
Surveyor Company
Automatic - do not manually edit this