Fee and commission income (2002): £766m.
Pre-tax profit (2002): £2.4m
Address: Hill House,
Bristol BS1 2LL
Tel: 0117 929 2906
Year established: 1959
History: Based in Bristol, the company was founded in 1959 under the name of Hill House. Initial branches included Havant, Nottingham, London, Leeds and Wales.
In 1983, Hill House was bought by Hill Samuel through its Lowndes Lambert subsidiary, which had previously sold personal lines insurance under the L Hammond name. This resulted in the merger of names to form Hill House Hammond (HHH). By 1991, HHH had a network of 133 branches when it was purchased by Norwich Union. In February 2004, Norwich Union closed Hill House Hammond and it has sold several of its books of business.
Main lines: Personal lines including specialist home and motor, marine, caravan, pets, travel. Commercial for small to medium-sized businesses up to larger concerns.