About Us

Woodley & Associates are an independent company offering specialist residential property management. We pride ourselves in the quality of our service.

We have over 30 years of property management experience based in the South of England and our team holds professional qualifications from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Institute of Residential Property Managers (IRPM).

The Team

Skilled, qualified and trustworthy.

Tom Woodley – MIRPM Assoc. RICS


Having started his career in residential property management 15 years ago, Tom has predominantly been based in Bournemouth, whilst working in and around London and the home counties. Tom has held Directorship & Senior Management positions at national and industry leading companies over the past eight years. With an extensive knowledge of the property industry, Tom co-founded Woodley & Associates with David Woodley in 2019.

In recent years, Tom has acted as a speaker for RICS and has been invited to meetings held at The House of Commons on Leasehold Reform, at which he contributed to the debate. He is a Member of the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) and Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).


Jeremy Lawson

Property Manager

Jeremy has worked as General Manager for the largest independent telecommunications retailer in Europe for 14 years. His achievements include winning numerous customer services awards for himself and his team. Following this he was tasked with being responsible for training 2,500 people in the field. He also acquired a small property portfolio, which he manages himself. 

Having found his niche in quality of service and with his strong interest in property, Jeremy began his Institute of Residential Property Management training early in 2019. He joined Woodley & Associates later that year as Property Manager, bringing with him a wealth of experience.


James Bond – AIRPM

Property Manager

James joined the team in Summer 2020 as an Assistant Property Manager and it became apparent early on that Property Management came naturally to him. With experience in General Management, Business Development, Customer Service and the Property industry, James demonstrates his ‘can do’ attitude, whilst ensuring all tasks he undertakes are completed to a high standard.

It was our pleasure to promote James to Property Manager in January 2021 due to his continued dedication to the Company and feedback received from existing clients/colleagues. In April 2022, James became an Associate of the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) and will soon be working towards further qualifications in the Leasehold Property sector.


Jay Bate – AIRPM

Property Manager

Jay joined Woodley & Associates in October 2021 as a Property Manager and is an Associate of the Institute of Residential Property Managers. Jay has a wealth of experience in respect of block management compliance, fire standards plus Health & Safety. With ever-changing legislation, Jay attends weekly online lectures and study classes to remain updated. Jay started his career in leasehold property management following a career change from within the construction industry where he worked on many new build development sites in central London.

Jay is currently taking further qualifications in the field of Property Management, and we are happy to support him on his journey to becoming RICS qualified.


Lisa Reid

Assistant Property Manager

Lisa joined Woodley and Associates in January 2022 as an Assistant Property Manager. Combining her experience within the Property Markets, Investment Industry and a keen eye for Customer Service, Lisa is well placed within the team. Her aspirations include to continue to provide a high level of Customer Service and a ‘can do’ attitude (where possible!) to all clients.

With a strong passion for property, Lisa is one to watch within the Leasehold Property Industry


Claire Dryer – AATQB

Accounts Manager

With over 20 years successful management experience within the customer service industry, Claire has developed excellent communication and people skills. Claire has been a qualified Accounts Technician for 10 years and has a high degree of passion for puzzle solving and flawless attention to detail.

Claire now forms an integral part of the Woodley and Associates Team by assisting with the running of the day to day accounts procedures along with the Maintenance of accounting records – making these available to leaseholders and independent auditors as required.


Emily Cusens

Accounts Clerk

***Bio coming soon***


Nikki Clark

Office Manager

Nikki has almost 20 years experience working as an Executive PA for property developers, she thrives on challenges and is task driven. Her passion lies with organisation and implementing procedures to aid the smooth running of the office. 

Nikki provides invaluable support to Tom in her role as Office Manager, having previously worked with various successful CEO/Directors.

Keen to further her knowledge of the industry, Nikki spends time researching and reading in order to keep up to date and is a great asset to the team!


Please get in touch for further enquiries


Bournemouth Office:  
Woodley & Associates Limited
Bourne Gardens, Exeter Park Road
Ringwood Office:
Woodley & Associates Limited
29 West Street
BH24 1DY

Contact Us

0345 2222 007


Company number: 11844104 Registered in England
Registered office: Bourne Gardens, Exeter Park Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5BD

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