AXA Bolton National Trading Centre


AXA House
4 The Parklands

About the branch

The National Trading Centre provides a tailored commercial underwriting service and proposition to small and medium sized brokers nationwide. NTC is led by a management team each with over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry. It is one of our largest and fastest growing branches with over 50 people dedicated to delivering for our partners. NTC has an experienced and multidiscipline underwriting capability, with specialist teams for Property & Casualty and Fleet business. We also have a nationwide sales team, with both telephone and face to face support available, committed to building long-term partnerships with regional brokers to deliver excellent products and services for our customers.

Co-located with the AXA Claims, E-Trade and SME teams, we are able to support our broker partners with any queries they may have.

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Our expertise

Our teams have extensive experience, so you can be sure you’ll get the right cover and the right service. We understand that you want to access decision makers quickly, so each team in the branch has at least two Senior Underwriters, many of whom have decades of experience. This means that the vast majority of our quotes and renewals can be signed off within branch. We also pride ourselves in offering market leading risk management support services aimed at helping our customers to manage their risks in ways that allow them to focus on the main purpose of their business.

Commercial branch contacts

Chris Maguire - Branch Manager
Telephone:  01204 815729

Mark Pickles - Sales Manager
Telephone:  01204 815775

Andrew Chamberlain - Underwriting Manager
Telephone:  01204 815195

Paula Parslow - Operations Manager
Telephone:  01204 815736

New Business - Property and Casualty
Telephone: 0345 600 3701

Existing Business - Property and Casualty 
Telephone: 0330 041 6148

Motor Fleet and Green Card requests
Telephone: 0345 600 3032

If you are a Broker and trade with us online but have a question:
E-Traded Products 
Telephone: 0800 051 8001