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Low cost home insurance

The Council can arrange home contents insurance through Allianz Insurance plc.

Prices start from £0.28 a week for customers living in sheltered accommodation for a £4,000 sum insured, from just £0.43 a week for a £6,000 sum insured if you are aged 55 or over and for all other customers £0.64 for a £9,000 sum insured .

We encourage all Council tenants to take out insurance to protect your furniture, belongings and decorations against fire, theft, water damage and other risks.

If you prefer we can send you an application pack.

Benefits include

  • no excess to pay if you make a claim

  • all postcodes included at no added cost

  • pay weekly with a swipe card or set up a Direct Debit


    By paying extra, you can include

  • full accidental damage cover within the home

  • personal possessions cover - including mobiles - anywhere in the UK

  • wheelchairs and hearing aids

  • garden hut, garage and greenhouse structures.

    There's also a handy checklist in the application pack which will help you work out how much insurance cover you need.

    Keeping up payments

    Please note that if you miss a payment the insurers may not pay a claim.  Also, if you fall behind with your insurance, we may cancel your policy.

    Terms and conditions apply. You can ask us for a copy of the policy wording. 

Join the scheme

please complete and return the

Home Contents Proposal Form

West Dunbartonshire Council,
Contents Insurance Scheme,
Garshake Road,
G82 3PU.

If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact our Insurance section on telephone number 01389 737867.