Call today: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm


Churchills, Thorncliffe Park, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 2PH

Visit today: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to NFU Mutual Sheffield agency.  Whilst our office is based straight off the M1 Motorway at junction 35a, we are less than 20 minutes from the centre of Sheffield and only a few miles from the beautiful South Yorkshire Countryside.
You are welcome to come and visit us, where our experienced team will be pleased to assist you. However, we recognise you have busy lives so we are happy to visit you at your home or business. This is all part of the personal approach you will experience when dealing with us. By getting to know you, we are able to provide tailored advice to ensure you have the right cover, which can be reviewed annually so your cover continues to be relevant to your needs. We pride ourselves on our professional, friendly and personal approach. We have five teams to cover all your needs:
Corporate insurance – insurance and risk management advice for large corporate businesses. Our wide range of products are tailored to meet your needs and include property, fleet, business interruption, directors and officers insurance, product recall and cyber insurance.  We also offer a risk management health and safety advice service.
Commercial insurance – we offer standard package and tailored policies for all sizes of SME business. We cover most types of business but specialise in farming, food and drink, retail, hospitality and office-based businesses. Our account executives can visit you annually to review your insurance. We also offer a risk management health and safety advice service.
Personal insurance – we offer a range of standard home products such as building and contents cover, which also includes pet, horse & rider and travel additional covers. We also offer a range of motor products – including personal car, commercial vehicle, tractor and vintage cars.
Private client – our Bespoke range of products are designed specifically for high value properties in particular where there are contents including valuables and/or art. Our specialist team visit you in your home to help you get the right cover and can review annually to ensure you are adequately covered. We also offer products to cover high value cars, holiday homes and yachts.
Financial services – we have a dedicated team who are able to advise you on financial planning including protection, pensions and investments. NFU Mutual Financial Advisers advise on NFU Mutual products and selected products from specialist providers. Financial advice is provided by NFU Mutual Select Investments Limited. Our aim is to provide the very best insurance, financial services and risk management solutions for farm and rural businesses, commercial business and private individuals.
As a customer of our business you will have a dedicated account handler backed up by an experienced team of customer service advisers to ensure we are always there to assist you. Our account handlers also deal with all aspects of claims so if you do need to make a claim they are on hand to talk you through this

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Richard Houldsworth

Richard Houldsworth CII

Senior Agent

Richard has been the Senior Agent in Sheffield since 2007 and has overall responsibility for the smooth running of the agency. He prides himself on the high level of service provided by his team and personally takes care of the insurance requirements of many of our farming and commercial customers. He has previous experience as a financial adviser and also acts as an introducer to NFU Mutual for pensions and investments.

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Helen Oxley

Helen Oxley Cert CII


Helen has worked with NFU Mutual since 1996 and became an Agent in December 2007. She specialises in advising businesses on their insurance, health and safety, and financial needs. She works closely with specialist teams from underwriters and surveyors, to loss adjusters and financial advisers to offer a unique proposition. In her role as a National Farmers Union representative, she builds close relationships with farmers in the local area and has arranged training on new compliance farmers now require.

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Jamie Brannen

Jamie Brannen Cert CII


With over 13 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Jamie has worked as an NFU Mutual insurance agent in Sheffield since 2008 prior to which he worked in the Tadcaster office. He specialises in assisting our customers with their commercial insurance ranging from independent trades people through to large organisations. He understands the need to get to know his clients personally so that he is able to provide the correct cover from their individual business and personal needs. He can introduce you to NFU Mutual experts to discuss risk management or financial services including pensions, investments, ISAs and tax planning. He enjoys meeting with new and existing customers face to face to provide assistance.

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Stephen Leigh

Stephen Leigh Cert CII

Account Executive

Stephen has worked at the Sheffield office since 2007 and took on the role of Account Executive in 2018. In this role he helps local businesses with their insurance needs by making sure that he fully understands how their business operates. He also arranges home insurance for high value home owners, as well as motor and equine insurance. If customers need financial advice he can arrange appointments with NFU Mutual Financial Advisers to discuss pensions and investments.

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Joanne Mills

Joanne Mills

Office Manager

Having worked in the insurance industry for over 18 years, Joanne joined the Sheffield agency in 2014 looking after claims and customer service. In August 2018 she took on the role of office manager. This makes her responsible for making sure the office runs efficiently and that our customers always receive the very high level of service they deserve. She can also help customers with risk management requirements, motor, household or equine insurances. If you need advice about pensions, savings and investments, she would be happy to arrange an appointment for you.

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Charlotte Pearce

Claims & Customer Service

Charlotte has been with NFU Mutual's Sheffield office since 2000 and has built good relationships with our customers caring about their motor, household, equine and business insurance and financial needs. If you need to make a claim, she will be ready to help you, whether setting up a new claim or providing support throughout the claims process.

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Sandra Pass

Sandra Pass

Sales Executive

With over 20 years previous experience in the insurance industry Sandra joined the Sheffield agency in February 2019. She is licensed in all motor, home and personal products. If customers require advice about pensions, savings and investments she is able to arrange appointments with our Financial Adviser. She would be happy to assist you at any time and you are welcome to visit her in the office or give her a call.

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Sue Petty

Susan Petty

Senior Accounts Administrator

Having joined in 1993, Susan is the longest serving member of the Sheffield agency. Coming from a farming background she can support her colleagues on many farming matters. She is responsible for the office accounting system and the smooth running of our customer accounts, giving help and advice on the payment options available.

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Max Lampard

Customer Service Adviser

Max joined the agency in September 2021 and can help with motor policies queries. He can also put you in touch with our Financial Adviser to advise on financial planning queries.  

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Matthew Sharp

Matthew Sharp

Financial Adviser

Matthew is an NFU Mutual Financial Adviser and will be delighted to visit you and offer expert advice on aspects of financial planning.

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Rachel Sampson

PA and Sales Support

Rachel Joined NFU Mutual Sheffield Agency in September 2021 as PA/Sales Support to three Agents.  Rachel can arrange new business and renewal appointments either face to face or over the phone. She works closely alongside our Financial Adviser to help ensure our customers get the right advice for their needs. In her spare time Rachel enjoys socialising, spending time in the gym and travelling to new places.

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