Surveyors Profiles

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    Robert Cowley – FRICS, FNAEA

    Director and Head of Agency Department

    RICS No: 51637

    Qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1976 and was elected a Fellow of the RICS in 1990. Has worked for the whole of his career in the Swansea Bay area and has a great local knowledge. Joined Astleys in 1988 and became a partner in 1992 on the acquisition of the business and Senior Director in 2012 upon incorporation. Has Specialised in Residential sales, Commercial Property Management and Leasehold Enfranchisement.

  • Simon Davies – B.Sc(Hons) MRICS

    Director and Head of Building Surveying section of Professional Services Department

    RICS No: 0082751

    Partner and Head of Building Surveying section of Professional Services Department, with more than twenty years post qualification experience of property related matters in the south and west Wales region. Responsible for coordinating and undertaking full range of Building Surveying and related professional services including building surveys, dilapidation matters, expert witness, party wall, repair and refurbishment schemes and RICS HomeBuyer reports.

    Office: 01792 479864

  • Paul Beaton – B.SC(Hons) MRICS

    Director and Head of Professional Services Department

    RICS No: 0101759

    Providing valuations of commercial and residential properties, expert witness reports, rent reviews, specialist valuations and various other property related issues. Paul joined Astleys in 1997 after qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor and become Partner in 2002. Paul’s experience has been within a wide range of property types throughout Wales.

    Office: 01792 479860

  • Paul Roberts – MRICS

    Residential and Commercial Surveyor

    RICS No: 71671

    On leaving school, Paul commenced his training as Astleys in 1977, before passing his Chartered Surveyors Examination. He then obtained three years further experience in Kent, leading to his qualification as a Chartered Surveyor in 1985. On returning to Swansea, Paul worked for Stuart Williams & Slater for 14 years (becoming an Associate Partner in 1988), specialising in the sale, valuation and management of commercial properties, being particularly involved in the early years of the Swansea Enterprise Zone. A change of direction came in 1999 with a move to international property consultants DTZ in Cardiff, where Paul was a Senior Surveyor in the Industrial Agency Department. A short spell followed in 2003 at long established Chartered Surveyors, Brinsons in Caerphilly, where Paul was Senior Surveyor in the Commercial Agency Department before returning to Swansea and eventually rejoining Astleys in 2007 where he is primarily involved in carrying out commercial and residential valuations for all purposes throughout South West Wales.

    Office: 01792 479866

  • Jeremy Smith – FAVLP


    Consultant to Astleys since April 2010. A Partner in the Firm prior to that from 1st January 1974 (36 years) with responsibility during much of that time for the Commercial Department and in particular for valuation and inventory work in the Licensed Trade Sector. Now deals solely with valuations of Public Houses, Hotels, Clubs and Restaurants.

    Office: 01792 479 860
    Mobile: 07787 186 995

  • Sean Thomas – B.SC(Hons) MRICS

    Commercial Manager and RICS Registered Valuer

    RICS No: 1219653

    With over 10 years experience and 6 years post qualification as a Chartered Surveyor Sean deals with all aspects of commercial property and currently runs the Agency Department covering the South and West Wales Region. Sean also deals with a range of property and land acquisitions working with a number of local and national clients. Sean is a RICS Registered Valuer undertaking a range of valuations including Private Valuations, Commercial and Residential Mortgage Valuations and Self-Invested Personal Pension Valuations.

    Tel: 01792 479 867
    Mobile: 07969 103 456.