Latest branch opening increases company’s high street presence in the south of England.

Pangbourne, UK, March 2012 – Academy Insurance Services Ltd (www.academyinsurance.co.uk), a leading independent insurance broker has opened its latest branch in the picturesque town centre of Wokingham Berkshire.

The opening of the new Wokingham branch further strengthens Academy’s high street presence in town centres across the M4 corridor and means that the company now has eleven offices serving the insurance needs of customers across the south of England.

An independent high street broker, Academy Insurance prides itself on its flexible and friendly approach to business, rejecting the use of call centres and using its growing branch network to look after its 60,000 strong customer base.

Kevin Munn, managing director of Academy Insurance, comments:

“We are very excited to be expanding the strong high street presence of Academy in such a prime area within Wokingham. Academy Insurance is one of the UK’s fastest growing high street insurance brokers and it is a name that our customers have come to trust for quality of service.

“The new, vibrant and busy central Wokingham location is perfectly placed to meet the increased volume of local demand that our branches have been experiencing and we are delighted to be expanding our footprint in an area of growth”

Rob Jarvis, manager of the new Wokingham branch, comments:

“This exciting branch opening is the latest in a series of strategic additions to a number of our regional networks. In the past couple of years we have extended our network coverage across the M4 corridor.

“Yes, far more enquiries are now received through our extensive online presence; however the results of our branches show that customers attach a great deal of importance to the fact that their agent has a local, physical presence.”

About Academy Insurance Services Ltd (www.academyinsurance.co.uk):

Academy Insurance Services Ltd is a leading independent insurance broker with a growing high street presence across the south of England.

Academy Insurance specialises in providing competitive insurance premiums across a range of different market sectors and niches and endeavours to provide an independent, approachable service to its customers.

Academy is the broker of choice for more than 60,000 customers across an expanding branch network in the south of England.