Buckingham Palace trip a gleaming success


Jaguar XK120 'NUB 120' at Buckingham Palace

Peter James, managing director of Stewart Miller & Peter James Insurance took part in a unique motoring tribute to mark the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen on Saturday, October 15th.

The event, organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Motor Group (APPMG) and the All-Party Parliamentary Historic Vehicles Group (APPHVG), saw ninety vehicles, one for each year of Her Majesty’s life, line up on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace in a gleaming display of the cream of the British motoring industry.

Totalling a value of more than £19million, the eclectic collection was led by a 1926 Bullnose Morris Oxford Tourer, and featured a number of beautiful Jaguars, including a 1948 XK120 – registration NUB 120 – the most famous competition Jaguar of all time; and an immaculate 2016 F-PACE.

Jaguar F Pace at Buckingham Palace

The Jaguars were showcased alongside stunning examples of the most famous and iconic British motoring marques, including Aston Martin, Austin Healey, Bentley, BSA, Caterham, Cooper, Daimler, DeLorean, Ford, Jaguar, Jensen, Lea-Francis, Lotus, McLaren, MG, Morgan, Morris, Noble, Riley, Rolls Royce, Rover, Triumph, TVR, Vauxhall, Windsor and Wolseley.

Each vehicle featured in the parade was inspected on behalf of HM The Queen by HRH Prince Michael of Kent.

Jaguar was also chosen for the top spot by Peter James, alongside Richard Burden MP – Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Motor Group and Sir Gregory Knight MP, chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Historic Vehicles Group, who had the difficult task of inspecting the vehicles on display to select ‘Their Favourite Vehicle’.Winning the seal of approval was a 1933 Jaguar SS1 as well as a 1934 MG ‘Sweet Pea’.

The special event was co-supported by H&H Classics – Auctioneers for the Classic Collector, alongside Stewart Miller & Peter James Insurance.

Peter explained: “It was a true pleasure to support and be part of this very special event, marking such a momentous occasion, and celebrating the very best of the British motoring industry.

“It was fantastic to see such wonderful and inspiring vehicles, many of which mean so much to the people of Britain and have played such a huge part in shaping our motoring history.”

John Cole, event organizer for the APPMG and the APPHVG, said: “The line-up was made possible by the goodwill and enthusiasm of all the owners who travelled from all over the UK – and three from Europe – to be present and the support of both Stewart Miller & Peter James Insurance, the UK’s leading specialist classic vehicle insurance broker and H&H Classics – Auctioneers for the Classic Collector.”

Stewart Miller & Peter James Insurance is currently offering one lucky motorist the chance to WIN Motor Insurance for a Lifetime, through a unique competition.  To be in with a chance of winning up to £350 of motor insurance per year for up to 25 years, and for more information visit http://www.peterjamesinsurance.co.uk/WMIFL/160914_wmifl.htmlor see the team at one of the many classic vehicle shows they will be attending this autumn.

Stewart Miller & Peter James Insurance

Launched back in 1979, Stewart Miller Insurance has gone from strength to strength, becoming one of the Midlands’ leading insurance providers, offering a range of commercial, personal and household cover.

Thanks to more than 35 years of local experience, the Stewart Miller team knows exactly what customers need when it comes to protecting their homes or businesses.

Putting personal service before automated messaging systems and call centres, Stewart Miller Insurance will work with each client to tailor individual policies to suit, ensuring it delivers the best possible product at the right price, while using the latest technology to provide a cost-effective, efficient service.

As a market-leading, trusted name in the specialist insurance industry, Peter James Insurance provides cover for anything from classic and modern cars and motorcycles to kit cars and steam vehicles and with nearly 40 years of combined experience, there’s not much the Peter James team doesn’t know about classic vehicles.

During his four decades in the insurance industry, Peter James himself has pioneered products including multi-vehicle, limited-mileage and agreed value cover.

So to ensure you have the right cover for all your insurance needs, get in touch with our team.

Stewart Miller Insurance – Commercial, Personal & Household – Tel: 0121 422 2282

Email: info@stewartmillerinsurance.co.uk – Web: www.stewartmillerinsurance.co.uk

Peter James Insurance – Specialist Vehicle & Multi Vehicle – Tel: 0121 506 6040

Email: info@peterjamesinsurance.co.uk – Web: www.peterjamesinsurance.co.uk