Our Story

Learn more about our story, team and ethos.

Astleys residential office in South Wales

Our Heritage

Astleys is one of South West Wales’ leading firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents

Since we began in 1863, the property industry has developed and moved at a rapid pace. We have kept our fingers on the pulse of the industry and built our knowledge. That way, we can keep progressing and ultimately, continue providing the very best service, cementing our reputation as the go-to agency of estate agents, property consultants and chartered surveyors.

Meet the Mumbles Team

Get to know the friendly team working from our Mumbles offices.

Matt Barry, Director of Astleys Estate Agents

Matt Barry

Director, Head of Estate Agency

Andrew Weston, Senior Sales Negotiator at Astleys Mumbles Office

Andrew Weston

Senior Sales Negotiator

Louise Russ, Sales Negotiator at Astleys

Louise Russ

Sales Negotiator

Michelle Petherbridge Mumbles Team of Astleys

Michelle Petherbridge


Meet the Neath Team

With extensive knowledge of the local area, get to know the friendly team working from our Neath offices.

Paula Cole

Branch Manager

Lori Davies

Sales Negotiator

Jayne Harding


Meet our Swansea Team

Our Swansea Office team members are here to support you in all your estate needs.

Sara Copeland, Branch Manager at Astleys Swansea office

Sara Copeland

Branch Manager

Chris Anthony, Sales Manager at Astleys Swansea Office

Chris Anthony

Sales Manager

Janine Clark, Senior Sales Negotiator at Astleys Swansea Office

Janine Clark

Senior Sales Negotiator

Natalie Davies, Sales Negotiator at Astleys Swansea Office

Natalie Davies

Sales Negotiator

Gail Davies, Sales Negotiator & Valuer at Astleys Swansea Office

Gail Davies

Sales Negotiator & Valuer

Josh Grace, Valuer at Astleys Swansea Office

Josh Grace


Meet our Lettings Team

Our Swansea Office team members are here to support you in all your estate needs.

Dan Karklin

Lettings Manager

Irene Senior Lettings Negotiator

Irene Williams

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Bethan Thomas


Mitchell Priestley

Property Manager

Our Principles

See some of the standards that keep us moving.

Covid precautions at Astleys Estate Agents in South Wales

Our COVID-19 Measures

With the Covid-19 rules often changing in a blink of an eye, we are doing all that we can to keep our clients and team safe. We are currently following the rules set out by the Welsh Government, but if you have any questions please contact the team.

Astleys Estate Agents in Wales supporting a client

Our Promise

There is no substitute for sound, professional advice. With a wealth of local knowledge and experience, our approachable and expert team stick with you every step of the way, making property and surveying simple.

Buying guides for purchasing a property from Astleys Estate Agency

Our Ethos

By building our knowledge and providing the highest level of service, we continue to cement ourselves as one of South Wales leading estate agents and chartered surveyors.

History of Astleys

See some of the important dates that have shaped who we are today.


John M Leeder & Co opened an office in Swansea where they built up the largest general practice in valuation, agency and auctioneering in West Wales.


Astley Samuel & Co. Established.


Mr Ernest Leeder appointed as National President of the RICS.


The firms Astley Samuel & Co. and Leeder & Co. amalgamate to form Astley Samuel Leeder & Son, specialising in the reinstatement valuation of properties affected during the Blitz.


Astley Samuel Leeder Sold to Nationwide.


Astleys Samuel Leeder bought back from Nationwide by Messrs. Morse, Smith and Cowley, operating as a Partnership.


Astley Samuel Leeder was incorporated as a Private Limited Company.


After 67 years, the offices in Mansel Street, Swansea, were vacated.


Astley Samuel Leeder acquires Raglan House for its out-of-town Head Office.


Astley Samuel Leeder exceeded £250m in assets valued within 12 months.

Decades of Experience

From a change of offices and an eagerness to remain independent, one thing that has stayed the same since 1863 is we have always made it our priority to do right by our clients. As the market keeps growing, we endeavour to look back at our past with pride and look forward with determination.

Local Knowledge

With offices in Swansea, Mumbles, Neath and Morriston, we have developed a great knowledge of the local area and as the market continues to develop, we adapt our knowledge and are on hand to provide the relevant advice so your property journey is a smooth one.