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About Us

Davies & Way are an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, Valuers, Auctioneers and Estate Agents who have been selling, letting and valuing 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 and Stephen Morris 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 Partners and Surveyors.

Michael Ashbee FRICS

Michael Ashbee FRICS Chartered Surveyor & Partner
T: 0117 9863681

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 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.


Stephen Morris MRICS FNAEA MARLA IRRV Chartered Surveyor & Partner
T: 01225 400400

Stephen is a Chartered Surveyor and the partner responsible for the day to day running of the residential estate agency department. He has over 30 years property experience and local knowledge. Having been brought up in Saltford, his expertise in the local market place is unequalled. He undertakes marketing appraisals and professional valuations. He is a qualified property auctioneer and letting agent with experience across other disciplines including commercial and agricultural property and expertise in valuations for taxation purposes including probate. He regularly provides reports for Litigation acting as an Expert Witness in Valuation & Estate Agency matters.

Philip Furze FRICS

Philip Furze FRICS Chartered Surveyor & Consultant
T: 0117 9863681

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 now works part time as a consultant providing residential valuation advice to Housing Associations and for probate purposes.

Meet our sales team

David Thompson

David Thompson Sales Branch Manager Keynsham
T: 0117 9863681

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.

Nigel Fudge

Nigel Fudge Branch Manager Saltford Sales
T: 01225 400400

Nigel is an experienced estate agent who lives in Keynsham with his young family. He is based in the Saltford office responsible for marketing appraisals and sales drawing on his wide experience of previous roles in Bristol and Bath and surrounding areas most recently as a Senior Manager of a flagship branch in the Clifton area of Bristol.

Olivia Anstee

Olivia Anstee Assistant Sales Manager
T: 0117 9863681

Olivia joined Davies & Way in 2014 having worked for a smaller independent firm locally. She works in the sales department as the assistant manager carrying out marketing appraisals , viewings and negotiating sales.

Karen Clarke

Karen Clarke Senior Sales Negotiator
T: 0117 9863681

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.

Elaine Morris

Elaine Morris Senior Sales Negotiator
T: 01225 400400

Elaine has lived locally all her life and joined Davies & Way in 2006. An experienced estate agent involved with all aspects of estate agency on a day to day basis she deals principally with negotiations and sales progressing as well as managing the branch administration.

Pollyanna Blake

Pollyanna Blake Senior Sales Negotiator
T: 01225 400400

Pollyanna joined the team at Saltford office in 2018 and is a full member of Property Mark - The National Association of Estate Agents. A friendly and enthusiastic member of the team she deals with buyers and sellers, conducts viewing, negotiates sales and progresses them to a successful conclusion..

Anne Longega

Anne Longega Sales Negotiator
T: 0117 9863681

Anne joined Davies & Way after a career in the hospitality industry. Her enthusiastic manner and excellent selling skills are utilised to the full in her role at the Keynsham office.

Meet Our Lettings Team

Rebecca Preston-Jago

Rebecca Preston-Jago Lettings Manager
T: 0117 9868300

Rebecca is our lettings manager. Highly organised with excellent customer service skills and an eye for detail, she is studying for ARLA qualification.

Steve Batt

Steve Batt Property Manager
T: 0117 9868300

Steve joined Davies & Way in 2015 and brought with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise from a large corporate letting agency. Steve is responsible for liaising between landlords and tenants over maintenance and repair work and carrying out property inspections.

Meet Our Support team

Fran Gabler

Fran Gabler Surveying Administrator
T: 0117 9161192

Sharon Williams

Sharon Williams Viewings Consultant
T: 01225 400400

Sacha Windsor

Sacha Windsor Sales Consultant
T: 01225 400400