Marina Sales, Lettings and New Homes

Swansea Marina is situated in the the city’s historic award winning Maritime Quarter and combines the vibrancy of a city centre location with the tranquillity of a waterfront and beach resort.

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Swing bridges and locks, yachts, boats, listed buildings and sculptures all add to the atmosphere as do cafes, bars, shops and restaurants. Alongside and linked by an iconic Sail Bridge, is SA1, a £138million dockside development. Marina or SA1, there’s so much to do all within walking distance. Water sports on the beach, sailing lessons, cinemas, bowling and nightlife. The City Centre is a vibrant hub with over 230 shops and a fabulous market that’s home to all sorts of local delicacies. The LC, a superb multi-million pound leisure complex and water park is literally a stone’s throw away, as is the National Waterfront Museum telling the story of Wales’ industrial and maritime history, Swansea Museum, the oldest museum in Wales as well as The Dylan Thomas Centre which hosts a permanent exhibition on Dylan Thomas.

For sports fans, both Swansea City FC and Ospreys Rugby Club share the majestic Liberty Stadium a short drive away.

Dawsons is independently owned by three partners and enjoys the entrepreneurial advantages true independence brings, whilst offering a full range of commercial and residential services to our clients, The wide-ranging experience, expertise, and age spread throughout the Dawsons team is a key factor in our success.

Dawsons celebrated 30 years in business in 2021, winning numerous accolades through the decades, 2022 being no exception with all our branches being awarded exceptional status in this year's EA Masters (Estate Agents Masters). Our clients can be reassured our service is of the highest standard and we are the ONLY South West Wales agent to be listed within the top 5% of all agents within the country.


Meet the Sales Team


Vivienne Benjamin

Vivienne Benjamin

Branch Manager

Viv began her career working in the New Homes Industry for over 20 years, she joined the busy Marina Branch in 2016 as Branch Manager overseeing all aspects of residential sales, progressing, valuations and Land and New Homes. Viv can advise you on the price you would expect to achieve in the current market, or give you advise if you are selling land or looking to build a property. Viv enjoys reading and spending quality time with her Granddaughter.


Lisa Davies

Lisa Davies

Senior Property Sales Consultant & Valuer

Lisa began her property Career with Dawsons as part of Land and New Homes team in 2006 as a new homes sales advisor. Now based in our Marina Office, Lisa our Senior Consultant and Valuer utilises her years of experience and wealth of knowledge of the industry, providing our clients with property marketing strategies, Lisa can give true and honest advice on the best price to market your property and information and advice if your property has a short lease. A former professional dancer Lisa now enjoys swimming and spending time with her family.


Aysha Abbasi-Rafique

Aysha Abbasi-Rafique

Property Sales Consultant

Aysha joined us in 2022, bringing with her a background in sales, customer service and sheer passion!  As a mother and homeowner herself, Aysha believes that a home is more than just a place to live - it's the place where long-lasting memories are made. Aysha helps our clients navigate through the often very challenging waters of the home buying and selling process, with the end result often being a wonderful experience. Aysha speaks Urdu, Punjabi and Hindu fluently and enjoys helping our customers who speak in these native languages. When she's not busy helping clients, Aysha enjoys spending time with her family. 


James Boland

James Boland

Mortgage Advisor

Since graduating from the University of Brighton, James entered the banking industry and built his experience specialising in residential, buy to let and bespoke finance solutions. James is a level 3 qualified mortgage advisor and level 4 qualified financial planning manager. As a member of the London institute of banking and finance, James has also mentored new students toward qualification in mortgage advice. James currently covers our Mumbles, SKetty, Swansea and Marina branches. James’ personal life is centred around raising his young family. James has 3 young boys, who keep his spare time more than occupied!
For any advice, please do not hesitate to contact James on 07428 551322 or by email: james@morgansmcgrath.com



Meet the Lettings Team


Laura Reeks-Wildman

Laura Reeks-Wildman

Senior Residential Lettings Consultant & Valuer

Laura started her career in Residential sales in 2004 progressing to complete her technical sales award and NVQ3 in residential sales. After working with us since 2010, Laura now holds the senior position within our Marina Lettings team delivering outstanding customer service, going above and beyond customer expectations. In her spare time Laura enjoys spending time with her family


Alex Lesniak

Alex Lesniak

Residential Lettings Consultant & Administration Coordinator

Alex joined the company in 2019 with a wealth of administration experience within the Civil Service bringing professionalism and efficiency. Alex loves his home life especially since becoming a new father in 2020.


Kim Jones

Kim Jones

Residential Lettings Consultant & Administration Coordinator

Kim originally joined us in 2016 as the lettings administrator in our Marina office, after a short break Kim then joined our Llanelli lettings team in February 2018 within the same role. After returning to work part time in 2021 following her maternity leave, Kim has re-joined the Marina team as well as continuing her work within our Llanelli branch. Kim is an upbeat, happy member of staff who fits perfectly within both the Llanelli and Marina teams. In Kim’s spare time she loves nothing more than socialising with friends or relaxing with a box set on Netflix.



Meet the Land and New Homes Team


Janey Harris

Janey Harris

Land and New Homes Administrator

Janey joined Dawsons in 2006 as part of the team who launched the Land and New Homes Department, now in it’s twelfth year, and has since been involved in all aspects of the department.