About Us


Gist (Insurance Brokers) Ltd was established on the 1st of July 1952 by two brothers Douglas & Reg Gist both of whom had, like their Father before them, a background in the insurance industry, after the death of his brother in 1968 Douglas continued the business operating out of an office in Well Street. In 1973 he was joined by him Son Jeremy and in 1976 they expanded into the modern High Street premises in Fore Street where they are today.


We specialise in providing a range of quality insurance products from the leading insurers for both personal and commercial needs. Our staff offer professional advice you can count on.

Whether you need a simple home policy or a complex commercial combined we have what you need at prices you can afford. At Gist (Insurance Brokers) Ltd, our goal is to provide you with courteous, expedient, professional service of the highest caliber. As members ot the nation wide Hedron Network we have the buying power of a national broker with the personal approach of a local brokerage.

Browse our Web site for more information about Gist (Insurance Brokers) Ltd. If you have any questions or would like to speak with a Gist (Insurance Brokers) Ltd representative regarding our range of products please e-mail us at insure@hotmail.co.uk or call us at 01579 383456.

At Gist (Insurance Brokers) Ltd, the customer always comes first.

We have the latest in computer and web based quotation systems, what we don’t have is a telephone system that asks you to press button and plays you tunes while you pay, we have a number of incoming phone lines, separate outgoing lines, separate fax and data lines, 24 hour answering machine as well as e-mail and of course we welcome personal callers at our office.