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Call today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm


Agriculture House, Acland Road, Dorchester, DT1 1EF

Visit today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to NFU Mutual Dorchester agency. Situated in the heart of this historic county town, we aim to provide a personal service with clear help and assistance so that you like doing business with us.

Our friendly, professional team can offer a wide range of products - motor insurance, home insurance including thatched and country houses, horse and rider insurance and commercial insurance for your business. Our team will also assist you with claims.

You are very welcome to visit us in Dorchester or we can visit you at your business or home whether in Dorchester, Weymouth or the surrounding area.

Please call us, send an email or pop into the office.

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Our team

Matt Uren


Matt joined NFU Mutual Dorchester in 2019 after 8 years with the NFU as a County Adviser covering both Somerset and Dorset. He is supported in the running of the business by Jim, the Agency Manager, and the rest of the team. He's frequently out and about visiting our customers, businesses and farms in the area. Matt has a young family and in any free time, they can be found out on short country walks in the Dorset countryside.

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Pete Galloway


After working for NFU Mutual for the last 12 years Peter has joined Dorchester agency as Agent and Partner in the business and NFU Group Secretary, having worked with the agency in previous roles over the years. He is very happy to talk to you about your farming, commercial and high net worth needs. Outside of work Pete has two children and can frequently be found supporting them in their sporting and dancing activities. He also enjoys cricket and taking his dog on long walks.

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Jim Pirie

Agency Manager

Jim joined Dorchester Agency in Feb 2020 although he has been with NFU Mutual for almost 8 years. His main role is to look after the day to day running of the agency. He is experienced in dealing with commercial and farming customers as well as our customers’ motor and home insurances. In his spare time he enjoys time with his family and going out and about to make the most of this wonderful county of ours.

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Lucy Ngapo

Customer Services

Since joining NFU Mutual Dorchester, Lucy's focus has been on our farming and estate customers. She takes great pride in getting to know our farming and estate customers, visiting them at home and coming up with tailored insurance solutions for their business. She can discuss all motor insurances including car, van and light goods vehicles, commercial vehicles, as well as horsebox and tractor insurance. She can also help you with horse insurance and home insurance for buildings and contents, including our Bespoke home insurance. In her spare time, Lucy is kept very busy with her horse Hoolie, her dogs and her sheep business.

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Geoff Newling-Ward

Financial Adviser

Geoff can help you put the right plans in place to support your goals throughout life. This can include help with pensions and investments to ensure the right plans are in place for you and your family.

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Julia Burgess


Julia joined NFU Mutual Dorchester agency in March this year after over 20 years working in corporate travel. Julia’s role as the administrator is to support the team by keeping the administration up to date and organise the office. When she’s not busy running around after her two children. Julia enjoys walks with her new puppy and paddle boarding in the warmer months.

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Kesia Watkins-Jones

Commercial Insurance Consultant

Kesia has worked with NFU Mutual for the last 10 years. During that time she has introduced and looked after many customers, as well as training some of the agency staff in the South East region. Kesia is now based at the Dorchester office;  meeting with and taking care of new commercial customers across the South. Kesia really enjoys consulting with directors at their premises and getting to know them and their businesses, before providing her insurance and risk management advice. Kesia is fully qualified to advise on complex commercial insurance requirements, and has a wealth of experience in doing so. The best part of her job is being able to help the people she meets and seeing businesses grow and change over the years; from the initial ‘hello’ call to policy set up, claims stage, and renewals year on year. Kesia is very lucky to have a little girl to keep her busy out of work, alongside helping with her 20 cattle.

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Sarah-Jane Elliott

Customer Service Adviser

Sarah joined Dorchester agency in 2021, before that she worked in the insurance industry for nearly 20 years. She can help with many aspects of personal insurance including home and motor – as well as helping people to set up claims. She lives locally and enjoys spending time with her friends and family outside of work.

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