A Potted History

A potted history:

In the 90’s the Landlords’ Association for Wessex (LAW) was formed. In 2000 the LAW became part of the Small Landlords Association (SLA) and all LAW members transferred to that large national organisation. In 2004 the SLA became the National Landlords Association (NLA) as we know it today. NLA Wessex was formed as an independent organisation in 2005 so that landlords in the regions of Bath, Bristol, North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire could be represented at local level. NLA Wessex remained a self-funded, non-profit and independent organisation working locally and in support of the NLA.

In 2016 it became evident that Landlords attending our popular meetings could no longer distinguish between the two organisations and this conflicted with data protection. As NLA Wessex were the sole providers of funds, this perception did not bide too well. It was subsequently decided by NLA Wessex members at an extraordinary general meeting that, rather than integrate fully with the NLA, we could focus on serving local landlords more effectively by remaining independent and free of the restrictions imposed by a large London based corporate such as NLA.

In March 2016 the Association of Local Landlords (Wessex) was born. ALL Wessex, a self funded organisation relies on financial donations through our sponsors and companies listed in our trade directory. Funding is currently sufficient to enable us to continue operating without the need to charge a membership fee.

ALL Wessex is managed by a volunteer committee and is currently led by it’s founder, Rob Crawford. The committee is an experienced team of local landlords and letting agents who’s time and effort continues to be greatly appreciated by our members.