China Taiping Insurance (UK) Company Limited


China Taiping Insurance (UK) Co Ltd, formerly known as China Insurance Company (U.K.) Limited, received its trading license in 1983 and officially opened its doors for business in London on 1 October 1985. The company is a member of the British Insurers Association, and is Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and Regulated by both the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority in the UK to underwrite general insurance and reinsurance policies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of China Taiping Insurance Group and the only Chinese state-owned insurer in the UK, China Taiping Insurance (UK) Co Ltd, hereby abbreviated as China Taiping (UK), is aim to achieve higher standard as an insurance provider.


In 1990, China Taiping (UK) set up its representative office in Manchester to provide accessible service to its customers. After establishing its presence in the UK, in 2004, the company took a huge step in expanding its operations into continental Europe by opening its branch in Rotterdam, Netherlands, until after Brexit in 2020 we became more focused on the UK market.


Over the years, through its network of insurance brokers, China Taiping (UK) has become the most trusted brand among the local Chinese communities and small to medium-sized catering businesses in the UK, which is our target market that we are committed to provide service and achieve good outcomes to customers with our product range from retail catering, shop, office, commercial combined, property owners, home, liability, marine etc. insurance.


The philosophy of China Taiping is simple – The company endeavours to serve all clients with a level of service that demonstrates ‘To work with diligence and provide honest and reliable services’, and aims to become one of the most reputable insurance providers in the UK. 


China Taiping’s mission is ‘To create prosperity and harmony in life’ and it is committed to fulfilling its responsibility as a global citizen. Based on our customer-oriented service principle, we will enhance our corporate culture that continuously meets customer needs and delivers good outcomes for our customers, to become a modern enterprise that embraces multiculturalism and shoulders social responsibilities.

Our Branches



Manchester One, 3rd Floor

53 Portland Street

Manchester M1 3LD

United Kingdom

Customer Service:

Tel: (00 44) 161-236 2631

Fax: (00 44) 161-237 9171