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Darlington

Unit 12a, The Beehive, Lingfield Point, McMullen Road, Darlington, DL1 1YN

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Welcome to NFU Mutual's Darlington branch. Here at the Darlington branch we pride ourselves in giving first class customer service to compliment the range of NFU Mutual products.

NFU Mutual

Our team

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Mike Blanshard

Senior Agent
As the senior agent I am here to help with your business and personal insurances. I joined the branch in June 2007 after a varied career in agriculture. I am from a farming family background and have worked in the potato, arable, milk and livestock sectors in a number of senior roles gaining a wealth of agricultural experience to bring to this role. Please feel free to call to discuss your insurance needs. expand text
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Becky Wright BA (hons) Dip CII

Agent
I have been with NFU and NFU Mutual since March 2002. As an agent of the business I am qualified for all lines of insurance but I specialise in commercial insurance, especially farming. I am responsible for the financial and regulatory obligations of the branch. In connection with the NFU, I am the County Durham contact for our Rural Police Liaison Group and attend quarterly meetings with the Durham police deputy chief constable. expand text
Sue Bloxsome

Sue Bloxsome

Office Manager
I have worked in the Darlington branch since June 2006. I currently support Mike and Becky in the running of the office and am happy to help with your accounts or general queries. I am also happy to help you with any NFU Mutual insurance alterations you would like to make to an existing policy and can provide you with a quotation for your car, commercial vehicle, home and lifestyle, property owners and horse and rider insurances. expand text
Karen Hall

Karen Hall

Claims Manager/Customer Service Adviser
I have worked in the Darlington branch since September 2002. My main role is handling all your claims both new and existing. I can provide you with a quotation for your car, commercial vehicle, home and lifestyle, horse and rider insurance, tradesman and property owners insurance. I am happy to help you with any alterations you would like to make to an existing policy and take payments for your new and existing policies. expand text
Janet Matthew

Janet Matthew

Personal Assistant and Financial Services Coordinator
I have worked in the Darlington branch since October 2009 and I assist Mike and Becky with their administration. I also coordinate the financial service activity for the branch and you can contact me to arrange an appointment to see NFU Mutual's Financial Adviser Ian Todd who can help you with many aspects of financial services including investments, pensions, life protection and inheritance planning. expand text
Jen Whitwam

Jen Whitwam

Customer Service Adviser
I have worked in the Darlington branch since February 2014 after transferring from another branch. I am happy to help you with any NFU Mutual insurance alterations you would like to make to an existing policy and can provide you with a quotation for your car, commercial vehicle, home and lifestyle and horse and rider insurances. I can also take payments for your new and existing policies. expand text
Jordan Johnson

Jordan Johnson

Customer Service Adviser
I have worked for NFU Mutual since August 2016 and have been at the Darlington agency since June 2017. With my interest and knowledge of the agricultural sector I can provide you with a quotation for your car, commercial vehicle, agricultural vehicle, horse and rider and home and lifestyle insurances. I am also happy to assist you with any alterations to, or take payments for, any existing policies. expand text
Linda Whitaker

Linda Whittaker

Customer Service Adviser
I have worked in the Darlington agency since August 2017 having previously worked in insurance for over 20 years. I can provide you with a quotation, for your car, commercial vehicle, agricultural vehicle and home and lifestyle insurances. I am also happy to assist you with any alterations, renewals, take payments and discuss or update your new or existing policies. expand text
Hayley Prust

Hayley Prust

Administration Assistant
I have worked in the Darlington office since September 2017 and I assist the agency with their administration. I also oversee the distribution of all renewals and can take payments for your new or existing policies. expand text
Ian Todd

Ian Todd

Financial Adviser
Ian has over 20 years' experience in the industry. He advises on many aspects of NFU Mutual financial services including pensions and investment products. expand text

NFU Mutual Financial Advisers advise on NFU Mutual products and selected products from specialist providers. When you contact us we'll explain the advice services we offer and the charges.

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