Shrewsbury Office

Toby, one of the founding partners of Towler Shaw Roberts, established the practice in early 1991 with Jon Towler.

He is responsible for the Shrewsbury office and is Head of Agency for the firm.

Toby has a large, established client base and has completed many notable sales and lettings, ranging from shops, offices and industrial properties for local private clients to multi-million pound investment portfolios on behalf of national funds.

Toby, the chairman of Shropshire County Cricket Club, enjoyed a long playing career in the Shropshire Cricket League with Wroxeter.

He enjoys his role with Shropshire CCC and impressively organises the club’s successful annual hospitality day each summer which regularly attracts more than 600 guests .

Toby is also a governor at Wrekin College where he was once a pupil.

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Toby Shaw BSc MRICS
Head of Agency & Shrewsbury Office

DDI: 01743 260880

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Email: toby.shaw@

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James has been with TSR since February 2005 and is Head of Asset Management Services based in the Shrewsbury office. He’s responsible for the provision of property and asset management services to TSR’s clients, including professional landlord and tenant matters.
He also advises on dilapidations and schedules of condition.
A member of the RICS Dilapidations Forum, he is currently chair of the Mid Wales Economic Forum, a group of private, public and voluntary sector organisations, engaging with and informing the Welsh Government on issues relating to the Mid Wales economy.
James enjoys spending his time away from the office helping out at the family farm, looking after their pedigree Lleyn and Kerry Hill flocks.
He supports Everton Football Club and likes to watch them whenever possible while he’s a fervent fan of the Wales rugby team.
He is also kept busy driving his two teenage sons to their sporting activities.

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James Harrison BSc (Hons), MRICS
Head of Asset Management Services

DDI: 01743 260882

Mobile: 07831 220184

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Amie joined TSR in January 2016 as an agency surveyor, based in the Shrewsbury office.
She has six and a half years experience in property agency, having been involved in sales, lettings and acquisitions while gaining a first class Real Estate degree at Birmingham City University.
Amie has aspirations to become a fully qualified member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in the future.
Amie’s outside interests include horse riding – she has owned her own horse for 11 years – swimming, cycling and socialising with family and friends.

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Amie Lingwood BSc (Hons)
Agency Surveyor

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Helen returned to TSR as property manager for residential properties in November 2015 – eight years after previously being part of the team as PA to Toby Shaw.
Helen’s other responsibilities include facilities management and assisting the firm’s portfolio of properties.
In between, Helen, who is based in the Shrewsbury office, worked for a firm of agricultural chartered surveyors in Oswestry, where she was office manager for five years.
She also worked for a firm of quantity surveyors in Birmingham before heading back home to Shropshire as operations manager for a helicopter charter company.
Helen enjoys leading a healthy lifestyle and visits the gym several times each week. A keen motor sport fan, she has an ambition to one day attend a rally school.
Helen enjoys challenging herself and successfully completed a 13,000ft skydive, raising £1,300 for Midlands Air Ambulance.

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Helen Bourne
Property Manager for residential properties

DDI: 01743 260886

Mobile: 07967 604 185

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Nicola, a property manager based in the Shrewsbury office, was delighted to join the TSR team in December 2016.

Having worked in the property industry since leaving Leicester’s De Montfort University, where she studied architecture, Nicola is currently studying for a Masters degree in building surveying.

A former student at Wrekin College, Nicola readily admits she has been fascinated with buildings from a young age and she worked in block management within the residential sector for four years before taking up her position at TSR.

Away from the office, Nicola, who has a young son, is a talented singer and notably performed the theme tune for Pumpkin Moon, a Halloween animation for Sky television.

She also enjoys cycling and for the last two years has completed a charity cycle ride in aid of the Severn Hospice from Wellington, her home town, to Aberystwyth.

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Nicola Corfield AssocRICS
Property Manager

DDI: 01743 260881

Mobile: 07966 935050

Email: nicola.corfield@

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Telford Office

Toby is one of the founding Partners of Towler Shaw Roberts having established the Practice in January 1991 with Jon Towler.
Toby is responsible for the Shrewsbury Office and Head of Agency for the Firm as a whole covering their strategically located offices in Shrewsbury, Telford and Wolverhampton. Toby has a large established client base and has completed a considerable number of sizeable and notable sales and lettings ranging from shops, offices and industrial properties on behalf of local private clients to multi-million pound investment portfolios on behalf of national funds.

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Toby Shaw BSc MRICS
Head of Agency

DDI: 01952 210222

Mobile: 07967 721745

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Chris, a chartered surveyor, is responsible for the provision of building surveying services to TSR’s clients, providing a range of professional building surveys and construction project consultancy.
Chris has nearly 20 years of experience operating within the commercial property market, specialising in dilapidations, surveys, development monitoring, project management and party wall advice.
He has worked on instructions for private investors, corporate companies and institutional clients, including Aviva, Cisco, Esso, Prudential, Hewlett Packard and Shell Pension Trust.
He is also an expert at acquisition building surveys, recently completing surveys throughout the UK on retail and office properties.
In his spare time, Chris is a Newcastle United supporter and enjoys coaching local junior football team Shrewsbury Up & Comers as manager of the club’s under-11s team. He is a Level 1 FA coach and Level 1 FA goalkeeper coach.
A keen runner who has completed several half marathons, Chris also owns a classic mini which he has completely restored.

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Chris Hedley BSc (Hons) MRICS
Head of Building Consultancy

DDI: 01952 217541

Mobile: 07855 813268

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Matt, a chartered building surveyor based in the Telford office, is responsible for the provision of building surveying services to TSR’s clients, providing a range of building consultancy and project management services.

An experienced professional with experience in commercial dilapidation surveys, reinstatement cost assessments, pre-acquisition surveys, due diligence, refurbishment and project management work, Matt joined the TSR team in March 2016. It meant a return to his home county as he is originally from Weston-under-Redcastle in north Shropshire.

Matt has also previously worked in Basingstoke and Birmingham, working closely with many corporate clients, including Aviva, Tesco, John Lewis, M&S and Royal Sun Alliance.

In his spare time, Matt enjoys playing golf, cycling and walking.

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Matthew Davies BSc(Hons) MRICS
Building Surveyor

DDI: 01952 217540

Mobile: 07977 570066

Email: matt.davies@

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Paul, a property consultant, brings a wealth of experience to TSR’s Telford office.

A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a chartered town planner, Paul was delighted to begin an exciting new challenge in his career when he joined the firm in May 2016.

Having worked in the West Midlands property market, his role also involves some planning and development work.
Away from the office, Paul, who lives in Wolverhampton, is a keen sportsman. He played rugby to a high level and, as a talented scrum half, lists Welsh club Pontypridd and Yorkshire outfit Morley among his former clubs. He also represented Staffordshire at badminton and squash.

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Paul D Williams FRICS MRTPI
Property Consultant

DDI: 01952 741476

Mobile: 07721 432149

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Wolverhampton Office

Ian, a chartered surveyor since qualifying in 1986, joined TSR as a partner 10 years later and is based in the Wolverhampton office as Head of Professional Services for the firm.
His expertise involves overseeing the asset management services and valuation divisions which cover a wide variety of services including general and strategic asset management and formal valuation work.
His related services include landlord and tenant disputes, rent reviews, lease renewals, expert witness, rating appeals and compensations claims.
Ian acts for a wide variety of clients including SME’s and private clients together with institutional and public quoted companies.
He enjoys playing golf off “an unconvincing handicap of 19” while he also likes to keep fit via working out with weights.
He’s also been known to strum the guitar but admits he’s rather more adept at keeping his garden in trim.

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Ian Roberts MRICS, IRRV
Head of Professional Services & Wolverhampton Office

DDI: 01902 390830

Mobile: 07971 092061

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Andrew joined TSR in 2012 and has over 30 years of experience. Specialising in the valuation of a wide variety of commercial properties, he provides advice and consultancy to lenders, investors and corporate occupiers.
Andrew is also part of the professional team in Wolverhampton and his role includes landlord and tenant disputes, rating and expert witness work.
A keen golfer, Andrew enjoys angling and cycling while he is also passionate about music and is a regular gig-goer.

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Andrew Price BSc MRICS
Head of Valuation

DDI: 01902 390835

Mobile: 07725 660060

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Andrew, a consultant specialising in all aspects of valuation work along with landlord and tenant disputes, rating and expert witness work, joined TSR in 2015.
He has more than 35 years of experience working in the West Midlands area.
Andrew also specialises in loan security valuations and has carried out valuations of most types of property for all the major lenders.
Andrew enjoys travelling abroad and cycling. A keen supporter of Coventry City Football Club, he also, as an exiled Geordie, follows the fortunes of Newcastle United.

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Andrew Oliver MRICS
Professional Consultant

DDI: 01902 390833

Mobile: 07792 523951

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An agency surveyor based in the Wolverhampton office, Martin joined the TSR team in 2015 and handles sales and lettings of commercial properties in the industrial, office and retail sectors.
Brought up and educated in Wolverhampton, Martin has a degree in business administration and an extensive understanding of the area and its business potential.
He previously worked for Mountcity Investments Ltd, progressing to the role of property manager and looking after its Midlands portfolio.
This helped him to develop an in depth knowledge of the region’s industrial properties and a greater appreciation of tenant requirements together with an enhanced skill set in estate management and client relations.
Away from the office, Martin enjoys a host of sporting pursuits which include playing five-a-side football, captaining Penn Cricket Club’s second team and and training people in the art of professional wrestling.
He also promotes professional wrestling events, the largest of which was a UK tour for a US-based promotion.

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Martin Zaki BSc
Agency Surveyor

DDI: 01902 390831

Mobile: 07976 761632

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“I have just completed the sale of a Commercial property in Wolverhampton with the help of Ian Roberts, Iain Mills and Martin Zaki at TSR. Realistic and helpful advice was provided about the price to market the property and I received continuing support and advice until the sale completed. A job well done! Thanks to […]

Peter Hill, Property Investor

“I return one copy of the Rent Review memorandum signed as requested. Russell and I do so very much appreciate your professional advice and the excellent manner you interpret and act on our instructions.”  

Garth Marshall, Marshall & Marshall Ltd

“Just a quick email to say thank you for your excellent work on our behalf. Received a letter from the Council this morning confirming our new Rateable Value and promising a refund cheque for just over £4,000. A lovely surprise in amongst the usual assortment of bills.”

Richard Bates, Glovers Business Supplies Ltd.