Swansea Lettings

Situated in the heart of Swansea city centre, a call or visit to our office on Walter Road is a must for those looking to live within a short distance of the city, or maybe looking for properties with picturesque views over the bay or indeed those looking to speculate in the rental sector given the close proximity of university campuses including the new SA1 campus.

Front of Dawsons Swansea Lettings branch

We are fortunate to offer a wide variety of properties ranging from Victorian/Edwardian properties in the ever popular Brynmill and Uplands area’s through to Cwmdonkin, which of course is the birth place of Dylan Thomas and out to the outskirts of the city centre where you will find a wonderful mix of properties ranging from traditional to contemporary modern.

For everyday life a whole variety of goods and services can be found within the city centre along with a host of leisure activities ranging from walks along the sea front, visits to our museums, or just taking advantage of the many beautiful parks we have, the list is endless.

Overall Swansea can offer any discerning buyer a rich lifestyle for City and coastal living.

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, 2023 being no exception with all our branches being awarded exceptional rating in both Sales & Lettings in this year's EA Masters (Estate Agents Masters), estate and letting agent of the year at the Property Reporter Awards and more recently achieving community champion of the year alongside Best Regional Agent at the Relocation Agent Network (RAN) Awards in November 2023. Our clients can be reassured our service is of the highest standard and our long-standing commitment to our community is at the heart of Dawsons, All Things Property.


2023 has seen Dawsons achieve DOUBLE GOLD for both Sales and Lettings for the 5th consecutive year, sealing our service and brand as ‘consistently exceptional’, and awarded the DOUBLE GOLD listing in the 2024 Best Estate Agent Guide
(BEAG).


Meet the Team


Jade Bija

Jade Bija

Branch Manager

Jade started with Dawsons in 2006, beginning her career in administration, and has worked through the ranks of negotiator, valuer to the branch manager she is today. Jade is a key staff member in the busy Swansea office. She is highly thought of by customers and staff alike, with a professional nature and friend to all with an impeccable memory to boot.


Laurence Christmas

Laurence Christmas

Senior Consultant, Client Support and Valuer

A man of many talents Mr Christmas started his working life as a tailor in London before settling into a career in property here in Swansea in 2003. Laurence then joined Dawsons in September 2013 and has enjoyed a varied role here ever since. Now with his wealth of knowledge, Laurence interacts with both new and seasoned clients on market appraisals and guiding them along their journey as a landlord. Laurence is currently based in our Swansea lettings branch assisting all 5 of our lettings branches in his role as Senior Consultant, Client Support and Valuer as of February 2022. When not at work you will often find Laurence enjoying family life or running along the seafront, he has also been spotted completing the odd half marathon (provided there is a glass of wine waiting for him at the finish line).


Kelly Christmas

Kelly Christmas

Residential Lettings Consultant

Although Kelly came from a background in retail management she has settled well into her role as a consultant here in Dawsons, joining us in 2014. Kelly has made a huge impact on the Swansea office, both socially and physically and is most certainly a key member of the team. Since joining Dawsons Kelly has caught the running bug and can often be found along the seafront .


Gethin Holt

Gethin Holt

Residential Lettings Consultant

Previously living life in the sunshine working as a holiday rep, Gethin joined the company in 2007, working in the Swansea office as a consultant and specialising in our student lets. Gethin is a family man who loves nothing more than to pack up his camper van and escape at the weekends.


Annette Grinter

Annette Grinter

Residential Lettings Property Management & Senior Client Support

Annette joined the property management team in 2015 coming from a property management background previously. Annette is a tonic to have in the office, and you can often hear her laughter coming from the maintenance office. When not in work Annette is a fantastic baker, mother and grandmother.


Yvonne Jenkins

Yvonne Jenkins

Residential Lettings Property Management & Client Support

Yvonne has worked part time in our property management team here in Dawsons since 2008. Yvonne is a ray of sunshine to the maintenance team, bringing calm and tranquillity to the busy setting, and very often cake of many varieties. When not in work Yvonne enjoys spending her time with her family.


Christine Mayne

Christine Mayne

Residential Lettings Property Management & Client Support

Christine joined our Swansea lettings property management team in August 2019 with over 6 year’s experience in property management. When not in work Christine enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.


Josie Harris

Josie Harris

Senior Residential Lettings Property Inspector

Josie came to Dawsons as a property inspector within our property management team in January 2019 with experience of working within another local estate agent and has since become the senior property inspector in February 2022. Prior to working within estate agency Josie has experience within the beauty trade. In Josie’s spare time she enjoys relaxing with her family, holidaying with friends and taking Alfie for a walk.


Hayley Lewis

Hayley Lewis

Residential Lettings Property Inspector

Hayley joined Dawsons within our property management, client support and property review team in July 2022. Having achieved her degree in teaching in 2012, and working for several years in the hospitality trade, Hayley’s hard working nature, teaching experience and customer service experience will provide a great basis for her career in property management and the client engagement in her role. Outside of work you will find Hayley enjoying the quiet life with her family, walking the dog, family fun time at the park.


Karen Akasha

Karen Akasha

Residential Lettings Property Management & Inspector

Karen brings with her over 30yrs experience in Facilities Management & Property Management of both commercial and residential properties for a landlord property portfolio’s overseas and within the UK, she is passionate about buildings and enjoys problem-solving for landlords and tenants. Karen has consulted on local builds and projects for the education section and brings with her a wealth of experience. Outside of the office you will find Karen enjoys languages and after living overseas speaks Arabic fluently and is learning Italian. Likes reading and painting with oils and acrylics, spending time with her family, especially her 3 granddaughters and taking her dog for long walks on the beach and local woodlands and attending live music events


Marcus Man

Marcus Man

Residential Lettings Property Inspector

Having graduated in July 2023 achieving a degree in Property Development and Planning, Marcus joins our property management team in Swansea as an inspector, bringing with him a great deal of knowledge of all aspects of building development and management. Outside of the office, you will find Marcus perfecting his swing on the golf course, or relaxing with friends and family.


Veronica Mortarino

Veronica Mortarino

Residential Lettings Administration Coordinator

Veronica joined our Swansea Lettings team in January 2022 within the role of administration, bringing with her a great deal of customer service and administration skills spanning from over a decade of extensive face to face client interaction. Along with her skills and experience Veronica brings to the office her love of property after studying architecture in Italy and her continued study of Interior design. When not in the office or studying you will find Veronica making real Italian pasta and enjoying what Swansea has to offer.


Elizabeth Mugford

Elizabeth Mugford

Residential Lettings Administration Coordinator

Liz joined our "Team Dawsons" in our Swansea Lettings branch in February 2023 after wanting a career change from working within the banking industry for 18 years. When Liz isn't in the office you will often find her out swimming, attending comedy clubs and spending time with her 4 children and 2 cats.


Naomi Webborn

Naomi Webborn

Marketing, PR & Systems Coordinator

Naomi began her career in estate agency in 2003, gaining experience as administrator through to lettings manager before joining Dawsons in 2011. After returning from maternity in 2017, Naomi now works part time within the Directors office,  heading up the in house marketing team and completing everyday tasks for both the Lettings and Sales directors alongside her role within the training arm of the business amongst many other things. While not in work you will find Naomi busy with her family or out and about with the scout association.


Kate Philips

Kate Philips

IT & Process Coordinator

Kate became a vital member of the admin team in 2015, bringing with her, her positive outlook, strong IT mind and attention to detail, which the Swansea office would be lost without. Kate is determined to have an office pet, but has currently settled for a soft panda instead.