About Us

Purdie & Swan is the only “ Stand Alone” independent agent in Winchester with the Directors working at the heart of the business.

What we are about

We are proud and passionate of the service that we offer and are a small cohesive team with the Director's working at the heart of the business (see below) and pride ourselves on our high levels of communication.

Our mission is to bring back the personal touch to the local Lettings market and we are eminently dependable. We are totally transparent with invoicing with no mark ups!

Purdie and Swan offering a straightforward approach to lettings and property management. Our testimonials speak for themselves. Please check-out our 5 star Google reviews from both Landlords and Tenants.

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Gold by the British Property Awards - winners for the third consecutive year for 2022 -2023 for best letting agent in Winchester based on our customer service.

Meet the team

Katherine Treseder-Griffin 

Katherine Treseder-Griffin

Katherine has nearly 30 years’ experience in all aspects of the Lettings Industry. She set up lettings at Purdie and Swan at the beginning of 2016 which has gone from strength to strength in an ever, competitive marketplace.

Having let or visited thousands of properties, she is able to give comparables for any property in the local area. She is a familiar face to many Winchester landlords and tenants, especially when out and about on her favoured mode of transport, her bike!

She has a highly efficient approach and very effective communication skills and her knowledge of property and the local area is second to none.

She can help in all aspects of lettings whether it is valuing your property, general lettings advice or assisting you purchase the right property to let where her knowledge of local properties is outstanding.

Email: [email protected]

Kate Wakeling 

Kate Wakeling

Kate is at the heart of the business and ensures that we deliver what we promise. There is always a warm welcome at our office and her strong communication skills are reassuring for both the Landlord and Tenant from the moment an offer is accepted all the way through to the move in.

This is proven from the thanks we get from many Tenants when they move in for it being such a smooth process. Her excellent organisational skills ensure we offer an exceptional service to all clients especially the most important part of any business, the accounts!

She has nearly ten years of property experience in Winchester and having spent most of her life here has invaluable local knowledge.

Email: [email protected]

Claire Smith

Claire Smith
(Senior Property Manager)

Claire joined Purdie & Swan in the summer of 2021 as a Senior Property Manager.

She has been in the property industry for over 30 years. She moved to Hampshire in 2000 and started her own inventory business in 2001 whilst her family were growing up which she continued until 2017 when she returned as a Property Manager.

Her attention to detail and organisational skills are second to none and she has a very proactive approach to her role. Her sagacity and friendly nature ensures she builds on our ethos of a hands on approach and she is an incredibly welcome addition to the team.

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Andrew is a well-known and highly regarded Chartered Surveyor and has been in practice in Winchester since 1978.

Whilst specialising in building surveys, particularly of period and listed properties, Andrew has also managed a number of property portfolios for clients and has been involved in both commercial and residential property since the start of his career.

His knowledge is second to none and his surveying has helped out with some more complicated issues that with his expertise he has been able to resolve.

“Here at Purdie & Swan you and your property matter to us”

"When your trying to rent your next home especially when it's 3 hours away, having Katherine organise your viewings and meet you at the property with all the right answers is just what we needed. Really nice person to deal with and will certainly be renting my next home through this agent " Mr P
Fantastic service from Katherine and Kate at Purdie & Swan. Lovely, helpful people who made the whole letting process very straight forward. Very efficient, great communication throughout. Thank you very much. Mr G (see Google review)

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Purdie & Swan Lettings Limited. Registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 09891356. Registered office: 6b St Thomas Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9HE.