About Us

Davies & Way are an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, Valuers, Auctioneers and Estate Agents who have been selling, letting and surveying homes locally for over 50 years and are regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Our two linked offices in Keynsham and Saltford are strategically placed between Bristol and Bath providing specialist advice in both areas as well as the surrounding Towns and Villages.

With a strong profile in residential sales and lettings the firm is a multi discipline practice covering residential, commercial, development and agricultural property. The Partners Michael Ashbee, Stephen Morris and Philip Furze are Chartered Surveyors of many years standing who combine to provide over 80 years of property expertise.

Dealing with Davies & Way you have the reassurance of knowing you are being advised by experienced property professionals who are regulated by the RICS, members of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA), National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA) and Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA). 

 

Meet Our Team

Michael Ashbee FRICS

Michael Ashbee FRICS Chartered Surveyor & Partner
T: 0117 9863681
michaelashbee@daviesandway.com

Michael has been with Davies & Way since the late 1960’s working in Keynsham and the surrounding areas for his entire career. It’s fair to say Michael’s local knowledge and expertise is unrivalled across both residential and commercial property. He has considerable experience in professional valuation work as well as property agency (including auctions) and also advises clients on planning and development matters. Michael has a “hands on” approach to the business and on a day to day basis oversees the lettings and commercial departments as well as being involved in residential sales often for established returned clients.

Stephen Morris MRICS MARLA FNAEA FNAVA

Stephen Morris MRICS MARLA FNAEA FNAVA Chartered Surveyor & Partner
T: 01225 400400
stephenmorris@daviesandway.com

Stephen is one of three Chartered Surveyor Partners in the firm and is responsible for the day to day running of the residential estate agency department he has over a quarter of a century of property experience and local knowledge. Having been brought up in Saltford, his expertise in the local market place is unrivalled except by those of his partners! He undertakes marketing appraisals and valuations and has a very hands on approach to the business also advising developers and corporate clients. He is a qualified property auctioneer and letting agent with experience across other disciplines including commercial and agricultural property, compulsory purchase and compensation, valuations for taxation purposes and rating.

Philip Furze FRICS

Philip Furze FRICS Chartered Surveyor & Partner
T: 0117 9863681
philipfurze@daviesandway.com

Philip joined Davies & Way in 2005 following a long career with a well respected Bath firm. Having worked in the local area for over 40 years he provides professional valuations of residential, commercial and development property for a range of private and corporate clients. Residential surveys and valuations form part of his day to day work and he has specialist knowledge of leasehold enfranchisement and regularly acts as an expert witness in litigation cases.

David Thompson BSc (Hons)

David Thompson BSc (Hons) Sales Branch Manager Keynsham
T: 0117 9863681
davidthompson@daviesandway.com

David is an experienced estate agent he joined Davies & Way from a reputable long established independent agent in Bristol having gained valuable experience in busy Bristol offices. An experienced valuer and marketer David is able to provide clients with marketing appraisals and pre sales advice as well as being directly involved in the sale of properties from instruction to completion. David leads the Keynsham sales team.

Karen Clarke

Karen Clarke Senior Sales Negotiator
T: 0117 9863681
karenclarke@daviesandway.com

Karen joined Davies & Way in 2004 her experience and expertise allows her to match properties with purchasers and negotiate sales to achieve the best outcome for the client. Her communication and diplomacy skills are invaluable in progressing sales in what can be difficult situations.

Jordana Burke BSc (Hons)

Jordana Burke BSc (Hons) Lettings Manager
T: 0117 9868300
jordanaburke@daviesandway.com

Jordana joined Davies & Way in 2010 and was appointed as Letting Manager in 2013. Having lived locally all her life, Jordana has excellent local knowledge. An excellent communicator with her keen eye for detail she is able to advise Landlords on residential lettings and optimizing their rental portfolio and manages the letting department on a day to day basis.

Anne Longega

Anne Longega Sales Negotiator
T: 0117 9863681
annelongega@daviesandway.com

Anne joined Davies & Way after a career in the hospitality industry. Her enthusiastic manner and excellent customer service skills are utilised to the full as first point of contact for tenants seeking rental property in the area. She is also a landlord herself and well understands what is involved with owning an investment property.

Aimee Burston

Aimee Burston Accounts Assistant
T: 0117 9161191
aimeeburston@daviesandway.com

Aimee joined Davies & Way in 2006 originally in the letting management having trained with another local independent agent. Aimee lives in Keynsham and following maternity leave returned in 2013 to deal with the accounting and financial side of the property letting department.

Hilary Howells

Hilary Howells Administrator
T: 0117 9161193
hilaryhowells@daviesandway.com

Hilary originally joined Davies & Way in 1996. She is now works part time as an administrator based at the Keynsham office. Her work includes dealing with the sales enquires, preparing sales particulars and providing administrative support to the sales team. A local person Hilary was brought up in Keynsham.

Fran Gabler

Fran Gabler Administrator
T: 0117 9161193
keynsham@daviesandway.com

Fran is a part time administrator based at the Keynsham office. Educated in Keynsham and still living locally her role includes dealing with sales enquires and providing administrative support to the sales team.

Elaine Morris

Elaine Morris Senior Sales Negotiator
T: 01225 400400
elainemorris@daviesandway.com

Elaine joined Davies & Way in 2006. Brought up in Keynsham and living locally is based at the Saltford office. As well as overseeing the office administration of the Saltford Branch she is actively involved in dealing with sellers and purchasers, negotiation of sales and progressing them to a successful conclusion.

Gary Mead

Gary Mead Senior Sales Negotiator
T: 01225 400400
garymead@daviesandway.com

Gary is based at the Saltford office. His career in property started in 2002 and has involved residential lettings, commercial as well as residential sale with experience gained from working for respected agencies both independent and corporate in Bath, Bristol and Somerset. Gary lives locally and has particular expertise in the village and country market.

Olivia Anstee

Olivia Anstee Lettings Negotiator
T: 0117 9868300
oliviaanstee@daviesandway.com

Olivia joined Davies & Way in 2014 having worked for a smaller independent firm locally. She works in the lettings and management department and has already become an invaluable member of the team who is often the first point of contact for landlords and tenants.

Carol Salmon

Carol Salmon Weekend Viewings Negotiator
T: 01225 400400
saltford@daviesandway.com

Carol works part time in the Saltford office, conducting viewings and acting as receptionist mainly on Saturdays. Passionate about property and with excellent local knowledge her skills are invaluable to support the full time team.

Beverley Peters

Beverley Peters Sales Negotiator
T: 01225 400400
beverleypeters@daviesandway.com

Beverley joined the Saltford team full time in February 2014 having previously worked part time. Her enthusiastic manner and excellent customer service skills are utilised to the full to achieve the best outcome for the client. Beverley lives in the village and has excellent local knowledge.