Alford Burton & Company Ltd was established in 1987, and became a subsidiary of Newstead Insurance Brokers Ltd in 2021. 

Our core business is arranging insurances for medium size and small organisations, ranging from manufacturers to professionals and contractors to charities.  We also handle personal insurances such as household and motor, predominantly for the principals and employees of our commercial clients.

Our team are experienced professionals, so are able to assist in solving your insurance problem, however complex your requirements might be.  We arrange all classes of non-life commercial insurance.

We have access to a broad range of markets, including Lloyds of London, and will work hard to remove the administrative time and hassle for you in dealing with your insurances.

We believe in putting back into the Birmingham community that we serve, and we were one of the first companies in Birmingham to sign up to Birmingham City Council’s Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility, so you can be confident you are dealing with an ethical, community minded organisation.

Meet the Team


Samantha Ryder | Managing Director

BSc. Jt. Hons Accounting and Business Economics
Chartered Insurance Broker

Sam joined the firm in 1997 as a director after cutting her broking teeth at the Willis Group. She deals with all classes of commercial and personal insurance.

When not in the office, Sam is busy as Chair of the Governing Board of a Birmingham Secondary School.  She also enjoys playing badminton, walking the family dog and socialising with friends and family.


Daniel Alford | Director

Chartered Insurance Broker

Dan has been with Alford Burton since 1987 looking after commercial, charitable and public sector clients, small and large, including work for Birmingham City Council, and the House of Lords. For fun, Dan enjoys walking over hills, and playing in the local badminton league (at a very modest level!).


Paul Ecclestone | Director

Chartered Insurance Broker

Paul has worked at Alford Burton & Co Ltd since 2004 and been a director since 2018, using his technical knowledge and experience to deal with all types of commercial risks ranging from SME to complex risks.

When not being a broker Paul is a family man who likes to holiday, paddle-board and dog walk.

Office Contact Information:

89 Alcester Road,
B13 8EB

Telephone Number: 0121 449 4901

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If there is a service or product you would like more information on, please email us on or call us today on 0121 449 4901.

Alford Burton & Co. Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England No. 2146781