In the last three years we have arranged and managed more than £5bn of contract value. Like all our specialist departments, our Bonds team sets high standards of service. Our personal account managers quickly assess individual requirements, working alongside our expert team to efficiently arrange the best surety available from a pool of all niche UK specialist providers.

We have both Broking and Underwriting experience within our team, which enables us to negotiate the right wordings to fit your needs. We are professionals who get to know your specific surety requirements and have excellent relationships with all the UK surety underwriters.

With extensive experience in this complex field, our specialist team will help you find the best surety to guarantee your contractual obligations. This means you can get on with the job, whilst your working capital remains available at the bank.

If you would like to discuss your bonds requirements with one of our experts, please send us your details.

What you need to know about bonds

Giles Ham, Head of Performance Bonds at Kerry London, explains what you need to know. Watch the full video or choose a chapter below.

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  1. What is a Performance Bond?
  2. How are Performance Bonds calculated?
  3. How can I get a quote?
  4. How much does a Performance Bond cost?
  5. How long does a Performance Bond last?
  6. Can a Performance Bond be cancelled?
  7. What form of wording is typically used in a Performance Bond?
  8. Why do I need a Performance Bond?


What bonds do we offer?

The most common bonds we arrange are Performance and Contract Guarantee, which cover damages up to a pre-agreed limit when a customer’s contractor defaults on a contract. However, we also offer a first class service facilitating and managing the following:

  • Advance Payment Bonds
  • Customs Duty Deferment Bonds
  • Deferred Consideration
  • Supply Bonds
  • Off site material bonds
  • Highways/Development Bonds relating to Roads and Services
  • Retention/Maintenance Bonds

Bonds enquiry form

  • Please complete the following form and one of our bonds specialists will be in touch to discuss your requirements. Fields marked with an * are required.


Alternatively, you can complete an online application form for our bonds specialists to review. They will contact you to discuss your requirements.

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There is no need to choose between experience and personal service. With Kerry London you have both. Contact us for expert, personal advice on your insurance needs.

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