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Agriculture House, Acland Road, Dorchester, DT1 1EF

Welcome to NFU Mutual's Dorchester branch. 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 for 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 branch.

Our team

Rupert Rees

Senior Agent/Group Secretary
Rupert has been an NFU group secretary and NFU Mutual agent since 1994 focusing on farm and estates to ensure clients receive the best service and advice in respect of their insurance and risk management. Rupert introduces financial services for retirement planning and investments. In addition Rupert, with business partner Nigel Cryer, manages and monitors the Dorchester team who provide clients with excellent service and guidance. expand text

Nigel Cryer ACII

Nigel has been an Agent in Dorchester since 2007, with over 30 years’ insurance experience. He specialises in commercial insurance for businesses including farm insurance, smallholders insurance, motor fleet insurance and insurance for manufacturers and wholesalers. He can also help you with property owner, tradesman, retailer, surgery, office insurance and caterer insurance for pubs, guest houses, cafés and restaurants and guidance regarding risk management services. Nigel can arrange a meeting for you to meet NFU Mutual's Financial Adviser to discuss pensions and investments. expand text

Madi Gardiner

Customer Services
Madi can help with home, motor and horse insurance. She is also able to help with insurance for your business including tradesman, surgery, retailer, caterer, office and property owner insurances. Madi is also licensed for farm insurance and commercial business insurance. Madi can introduce financial planning services including retirement planning and investments. expand text

Michelle Cooper

Customer Services
Michelle can help you with your car including 4x4 and van insurance, as well as home insurance which can include cover for dogs and cats, boats, caravans, annual travel and personal accident. Michelle can advise on business insurances including property owner insurances, retailer insurance for shops, office and surgery insurance as well as tradesman. Michelle can arrange a meeting for you with NFU Mutual's Financial Adviser to discuss pensions and investments and other financial planning needs. expand text

Andy Thomas

Customer Services
Andy will help with home insurance for buildings and contents, including thatch, tractor, car, 4x4, van and commercial vehicle insurance, including horsebox and motor home insurance. Andy can introduce financial services including retirement planning and investments. expand text

Dan Walker

Customer Services
Dan can help with car, van and commercial vehicle insurance. He can also help with horse insurance as well as home insurance for buildings and contents including thatch insurance. Dan is licensed to advise on business insurances including shops, property owners, office insurance, surgeries and tradesmen. Dan can also introduce our range of financial services. expand text

Chloe Gunn

Customer Services
Chloe can help you with home insurance cover for your buildings and contents insurance as well as motor insurance including car insurance, van insurance and tractor insurance. Chloe has extensive equine knowledge and can assist you with horse insurances. Chloe can also introduce our range of financial services including pensions and life assurance. expand text

Lucy Ngapo

Customer Services
Lucy is the newest member of our team and will be delighted to assist with car insurance, van and light goods vehicle insurance, commercial vehicle insurance, including horsebox insurance as well as tractor insurance. expand text

Phil Chalker

Risk Management Services
Adviser in the provision of risk management services from COSHH assessment, risk assessments and safety policies to fire risk assessments to assist your business to manage risk and comply with current legislation. Services range from an initial consultation to a full risk management report to cover every aspect of your business. Risk management services are available to all without obligation - please contact Phil on 07812 622926 or contact the branch for further details. expand text

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. 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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