About

History

Hepworth has been trading as an independent insurance brokerage since 1963, giving us over 50 years’ experience in the insurance marketplace.

With over 50 years experience under our belt as independent insurance brokers, we have the knowledge and expertise to take care of all your insurance requirements.

The business was originally formed by John Dodd in 1963 in Sun Street, Lancaster, and traded under the name of J W Dodd & Co.

In 1976, Phil Hepworth set up an insurance business in Morecambe under the name of FP Hepworth, trading as FP Hepworth Insurance Services. He developed the business over the years and, in 2005, purchased the business of JW Dodd & Co.

In 2007, Phil Hepworth moved his Morecambe business to the Sun Street premises in Lancaster and in 2008, sold the business to Howard Roberts. The company has traded as Hepworth Insurance Services Ltd ever since and remains under the leadership of Howard Roberts.