Oval Insurance Broking Ltd, is part of the successful and national Oval Group. Although the company has its roots in the North of England it is currently expanding its services on the South Coast and increasing investment in its very successful Chichester office, which specialises in corporate and property insurance.

The team had recently outgrown its space in Metro House and Seaward Properties were pleased to be able to offer Oval spacious new offices within the building. The offices have been completely refurbished for Oval who moved in on 24 September.

Local property developer, Seaward, are also responsible for the award-winning new mixed-use development at The Square, Eastgate, the residential development at Litten Place and the 20 acre Chichester Business Park at Tangmere offering bespoke commercial design and build opportunities.

Oval, whose Non-Executive Chairman is the charismatic President of the MCC, Phillip Hodson, employs over 1,200 staff nationwide. The 55 staff based here in Chichester contribute to the group’s £100 million annual turnover.

Charles Knight, Oval’s Managing Director of Oval Chichester, says “We are extremely pleased with our new accommodation in Metro House and we look forward to remaining in this corner of Chichester and continuing our close connection with Seawards for many years to come”.

Barry Sampson, Seaward’s Chairman, says “Seaward and Oval not only share an office building but are also proud to support many of the same local activities including the Chichester Festival Theatre and Chichester Rugby Club. We are delighted that Oval has made the decision to remain in Metro House and we look forward to a long association with the company