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East Midlands, England Car Insurance Costs

In Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, the average cost of cheap comprehensive car insurance for our sample driver was around £860 per year. There was a huge difference in car insurance costs from company to company, however, with companies like Ageas, Tesco and Sainsbury's quoting prices more than double that of the cheapest car insurance companies like Bell, Churchill and Admiral.

Chart comparing cheap car insurance companies in Yorkshire and the Humber of England

These are just sample quotes for one particular profile—your quotes could be drastically different, and other companies might be cheaper for your profile.

Comprehensive cover is often the best value. We found that in Yorkshire and the Humber, Third Party Only cover can cost 2X as much as Comprehensive cover—£1,880 for TPO cover vs. £730 for Comprehensive cover—making Comprehensive much better value for money. If you're looking to save money on car insurance in Yorkshire and the Humber and think you can do so by getting TPO cover, be sure to check prices for TPFT and Comprehensive policies as well, because you might be able to secure a higher level of cover for less.

Car Insurance Brokers in Yorkshire and the Humber, England

Independent car insurance brokers can be useful resources for drivers who want to discuss their insurance options or who aren't comfortable buying a policy online. However, you might pay more to a broker—they may work only with a selection of insurance companies and may not be able to find the cheapest plan for you, plus they often charge an arrangement fee and/or higher cancellation fees. When you talk with a broker be sure to ask about these fees and which brands they work with. Here is a list of car insurance brokers in Yorkshire and the Humber that are rated at least 4 out of 5 stars by customers.

Car Insurance Brokers in YorkshireAddressPhone Number
J Willey & Co254 Barnsley Rd, Cudworth, Barnsley S72 8SS01226 713522
Goldthorpe Insurance Brokers46 Barnsley Rd, Goldthorpe, Rotherham S63 9NE01709 893685
Hoyland Insurance Brokers Ltd140 West St, Hoyland, Barnsley S74 9DU01226 744716
Kay & Lane InsuranceDarton Lane, Barnsley S75 6AL01226 491001
JST Insurance ServicesUnit 10 Knollbeck Ln, Brampton, Barnsley S73 0TU01226 750001
Ainleys Insurance Consultants18 Station Rd, Ossett WF5 8AD01924 274175
AS Insurance Services Ltd51-53 Doncaster Rd, Goldthorpe, Rotherham S63 9HJ01709 881717
Rotherham Insurance BrokersSilicon House, Farfield Park, Manvers Way, Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham S63 5DB01709 875548
J Willey & Co3-4 Station Rd, South Elmsall, Pontefract WF9 2HP01977 642175
Steadfast Insurance Brokers Ltd5 Providence St, Wakefield WF1 3BE01924 373686
Reliance Insurance Brokers162 Dewsbury Rd, Wakefield WF2 9BE01924 365639
Javed Insurance15 Nelson St, Dewsbury WF13 1NA01924 455995
Howden Insurance Brokers14 Navigation Ct, Wakefield WF2 7BJ01924 241900
Spedding Goldthorpe (Brokers) Ltd12 Leeds Rd, Ossett WF5 9QA01924 280651
Oxygen Insurance Brokers12 Trevor Foster Way, Bradford BD5 8HB01274 760460
Marsh Commercial12 Trevor Foster Way, Bradford BD5 8HB0345 040 0002
Focus Insurance Services406 Otley Rd, Eccleshill, Bradford BD2 4QP01274 507484
TL Dallas & Co LtdDallas House, Cleckheaton Rd, Low Moor, Bradford BD12 0HF01274 465500
Secure Risk Insurance Brokers1st Floor, Trust House, 5 New Augustus St, Bradford BD1 5LL01274 965791
Schofield Insurance Brokers Ltd1 &, 2 Moorfield Cres, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7EA0113 250 0377
Kay & Co Insurance Brokers Ltd6, Scandinavia Court, Chain Bar Rd, Cleckheaton BD19 3QW01274 688621
Websters Insurance Brokers4 Commercial St, Brighouse HD6 1AQ01484 713296
Moore G & Co2 Albion St, Cross Roads, Keighley BD22 9EB01535 643262
Coversure Insurance Services(Keighley)65 Low St, Keighley BD21 3QP01535 448303
Packett Sydney & Sons LtdMerchants Quay, Salts Wharf, Ashley Ln, Shipley BD17 7DB01274 206500
JM Glendinning Insurance BrokersElmwood House, Ghyll Royd, Guiseley, Leeds LS20 9LT01943 876631
Milestone Insurance Consultants20-22 Park Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DN0113 258 2219
JSW Insurance ServicesBritannia Works, Garden St N, Halifax HX3 6AE01422 385558
W T J Insurance Brokers Ltd556 Leeds Rd, Outwood, Wakefield WF1 2DX01924 871111
Ideal Insurance Services142 Thorne Rd, Edenthorpe, Doncaster DN3 2LU01302 887766
Flair InsuranceDoncaster Rd, Branton, Doncaster DN3 3LT01302 537614
AS Insurance Services Ltd51-53 Doncaster Rd, Goldthorpe, Rotherham S63 9HJ01709 881717
Goldthorpe Insurance Brokers46 Barnsley Rd, Goldthorpe, Rotherham S63 9NE01709 893685
ProAktive LimitedProAktive House, White Rose Way, Sidings Ct, Doncaster DN4 5NU01302 341344
Ryan Lysons Ins Services Ltd92 Skellow Rd, Old Skellow, Skellow, Doncaster DN6 8JN01302 965881
IFM Insurance Brokers LtdPARKWAY WORKS, 1st & 2nd Floor, Kettlebridge Rd, Sheffield S9 3BL0114 268 4606
Hoyland Insurance Brokers Ltd140 West St, Hoyland, Barnsley S74 9DU01226 744716
ECS Insurance Brokers Ltd25 Carbrook Hall Rd, Sheffield S9 2EJ0114 280 2830
J Willey & Co3-4 Station Rd, South Elmsall, Pontefract WF9 2HP01977 642175
Paterson Insurance BrokersProject House, 581A Leeds Road, Wakefield WF1 2JL0113 831 4024
Ainleys Insurance Consultants18 Station Rd, Ossett WF5 8AD01924 274175
Reliance Insurance Brokers162 Dewsbury Rd, Wakefield WF2 9BE01924 365639
Woolgar35 High St, Epworth, Doncaster DN9 1EP01427 873888
Coversure Insurance ServicesBuilding 3, City West Business Park, Leeds LS12 6LX0800 440 2545
Yorkshire Insurance Brokers Limited3 Albion Pl, Leeds LS1 6JL0113 388 2860
Beaumont-Roberts Insurance Brokers14 Selby Rd, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1LS01302 876084
Wilby Insurance BrokersProspect House, 32 Sovereign St, Leeds LS1 4BJ0333 400 1400
Marquis Insurance Brokers LtdKidd House, Whitehall Rd, Holbeck, Leeds LS12 1AP0113 880 0869
Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd58A Street Ln, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 2DQ0113 218 5613
Rightdeal Insurance Brokers Leeds1 Branch Rd, Armley, Leeds LS12 3AQ0113 277 2088
A1 Insurance Services Ltd2 Wharfe Mews, Cliffe Terrace, Wetherby LS22 6LX01937 581417
C&C Insurance Brokers LeedsNo. 1, 26 Whitehall Rd, Leeds LS12 1BE0113 532 8875
Ravenhall Risk Solutions LtdAxis Court, Nepshaw Ln N, Gildersome, Leeds LS27 7UY0345 216 3000
McCarron Coates LtdUnit 17 Howley Business Park, Leeds LS27 0BZ0113 298 3489
Bartlett GroupBroadway Hall, Broadway, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4RS0113 258 5711
Arborisk.Co.UkBroadway Hall, Broadway, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4RS0113 259 3560
Henderson Insurance Broking GroupCapitol Blvd, Morley, Leeds LS27 0TS0113 393 6300

East Midlands, England Vehicle Accident Rates

The rate and severity of road traffic accidents in a local area affects how much auto insurance companies charge for cover. In Yorkshire and the Humber, there were 7,397 road traffic accidents involving cars in 2018, with over 2,649 people seriously injured and 182 fatalities.

Yorkshire and the Humber Car Theft and Accident Statistics
Yorkshire and the Humber Population5,491,800
Number of Cars2,554,015
Number of Reported Car Accidents7,397
Seriously Injured2,649
Fatalities182

Most car accidents involve an element of driver error or reaction, and the Yorkshire and the Humber region is no exception. In fact, 60% of reported road traffic accidents were at least partially caused by driver error, with "failing to look or signal" contributing to 34% of collisions. Another 19% of accidents resulted from the driver being in a hurry or reckless.

Chart showing causes of car accidents in Yorkshire and the Humber area of England

East Midlands, England Vehicle Crime Rates

The frequency of vehicle crimes (e.g., theft of a car, theft from a car) also impacts motor insurance quotes. In Yorkshire and the Humber in 2018, there were 8.6 vehicle crimes per 1,000 people, which is on the high side.

Vehicle Crime Rates in Yorkshire and the Humberper 1,000 People
North Yorkshire2.5
York2.9
East Riding of Yorkshire3.4
North East Lincolnshire7.0
North Lincolnshire7.2
Calderdale7.7
Kingston upon Hull8.8
Kirklees8.9
Wakefield9.0
Barnsley9.3
Rotherham9.6
Leeds10.7
Doncaster10.9
Sheffield11.1
Bradford11.2
Average8.6

What is considered "Vehicle Crime"? Vehicle crime essentially includes theft from a vehicle and theft of a vehicle. In general, theft from a vehicle is 5X more common than theft of a vehicle.

Chart showing vehicle crime rates in North East, England

Cheap Car Insurance Quotes by Local Area

Car insurance prices vary depending on where you live in Yorkshire and the Humber, because car accident and car theft rates vary by area, presenting a higher or lower risk to car insurance companies depending on where you live. For example, in our pricing study, post codes in Bradford and Sheffield were quoted rates around 50% higher than York, Barnsley, Hull, Wakefield, Doncaster and Rotherham. See how your area compares below.

Cheap Car Insurance Quotes in Yorkshire and the HumberPostcodeAverage of 5 Cheapest Quotes
YorkYO1£642
BarnsleyS70£718
HullHU9£746
WakefieldWF5£750
DoncasterDN5£786
RotherhamS63£788
LeedsLS27£810
HuddersfieldHD5£961
BradfordBD2£1,006
SheffieldS2£1,155
Average£862

FAQs

To get cheap insurance quotes in Yorkshire and the Humber, start by checking the market by using a comparison site such as our partner QuoteZone. If you have more time you can also reach out to some local brokers near you.
Many of the UK's largest car insurance brands such as Churchill, Admiral and Hastings offer quotes throughout Yorkshire and the Humber; click here to start getting quotes from our partner comparison site partner QuoteZone.
Bradford and Sheffield have the highest rates of vehicle crime in Yorkshire and the Humber, along with Leeds, contributing to higher-than-average car insurance rates.

Methodology

To determine average car insurance costs for cities in Yorkshire and the Humber, we gathered hundreds of quotes for a sample driver. The sample driver is aged 35 years old and drives a 5-year-old Ford Fiesta. Unless otherwise noted, the driver has a good driving record with no history of accidents and 5 years of no claims bonus.

To compare prices across the region, we gathered quotes for 50 East Midlands post codes, covering local areas in Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Wakefield, York, Kirklees, Lincolnshire, Doncaster, Barnsley, Kingston upon Hull, Rotherham, etc. This allowed us to compare typical car insurance quotes across different local areas. We priced policies from over two dozen companies, including but not limited to:

  • Hastings
  • Admiral
  • Churchill
  • LV
  • More Than
  • Elephant
  • RAC
  • esure
  • People's Choice
  • Sainsbury's Bank
  • Tesco Bank

Be aware that some brands don't offer cover in certain neighbourhoods—e.g., where they have an experience of higher claims.

To determine rates of vehicle crime and car accidents in Yorkshire and the Humber, we analysed data from the Department for Transport and UK Crime Stats.

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Erin Yurday

Erin Yurday is the CEO, Co-founder and Editor of NimbleFins. Prior to NimbleFins, she worked as an investment professional and as the finance expert in the case writing team at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.

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