Longridge House and Royal & SunAlliance brushed metal plaque in Manchester
On this site stood Royal & SunAlliance's Longridge House which was destroyed in the 1996 Manchester bombing. Longridge House was the head office of British Engine Insurance Ltd., a Manchester based company founded in 1878, which incorporated the Manchester Steam Users Association (the first boiler inspection company) founded in 1854. British Engine Insurance is a subsidiary of Royal & SunAlliance Insurance Group plc.
RSA Insurance Group plc (trading as RSA, formerly Royal and Sun Alliance) (LSE: RSA) is a multinational general insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. RSA operates in 32 countries and provides insurance products and services in more than 140 through a network of local partners. It has 17 million customers. RSA was formed by the merger of Sun Alliance and Royal Insurance in 1996.RSA is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.