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New frontiers and greater risk

Travels through our history


Lloyd's has been at the heart of progress for over 300 years. The rise of electronics, telecommunications and computers opened the doors to space expeditions, research and, most importantly, information on the cold truths of a warming planet. Extensive losses due to natural and man-made disasters led to reconstruction and renewal in order to be future ready and pioneering women at Lloyd's stepped over old business frontiers. Discover more about our rich history in our timelines and videos.