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Letting & Management

Twining House
294 Banbury Road
Oxford OX2 7ED

Lettings: 01865 201111
Property Management: 01865 261261

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday
7.30am - 7.00pm

9.00am - 1.00pm

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Meet the Team

Greg Barnes FARLA

Managing Director (Letting and Management)

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Greg entered the world of letting and property management in 1995 having spent the previous five years in sales; 23 years later he is now the Managing Director of our Letting & Management business. With a clear focus on ‘getting it right’, Greg and his team have won a number of national awards in recent years including the Best Medium Sized Agency (4-11 Branches) at The Negotiator awards 2016, Gold for the Southern region at the ESTAS and has two offices listed in the Best Estate Agency Guide UK Top 100. Greg is also the Oxfordshire & Berkshire Regional Representative for ARLA Propertymark, the UK’s foremost professional body for letting agents and is a qualified Fellow member.

Chris Mitty

Chris Mitty

Operations Manager

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Chris joined Greg in the early days at our first office in Hollybush Row as a property manager. Following the relocation to our current office, Chris led the expansion of our property management and refurbishment division and more recently has taken the role of Operations Manager. His undoubted strength is being able to absorb what are often demanding issues and resolve them rapidly through a strong team and supported by our approved professional contractors. Chris and his family live in West Oxfordshire and is well known in the sporting world being an accomplished cricket and hockey player.

Andy Slatter

Andy Slatter

Client Accounts Manager

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Andy joined us from a long career in banking and looks after our client accounts. Accuracy and efficiency both of which are part of Andy’s DNA are adopted to ensure that our clients are paid swiftly, and to ensure compliance at every stage of the accounting process. Andy’s other interests include watching football, either with his friends or at Leeds United and he is also a qualified Cricket Umpire.

Louise Passfield

Louise Passfield MARLA

Customer Service & Training Manager

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Louise started her career at Breckon & Breckon in 2007 originally working in our Oxford sales office. After moving into lettings in 2008, working in many roles in our Oxford and Woodstock offices she now heads our customer service and training program which is a hugely important facet of our business allowing us to ensure staff are well trained and that landlords and tenants are happy! Louise is ARLA qualified and lives in North Oxfordshire with her two daughters and husband.

Jodie Smith

Senior Letting Negotiator

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Jodie joined us having worked for a team of orthopaedic consultants in the NHS for a number of years. Her background enabled her to develop precise organisational skills and an accurate eye for detail and after spending two years in our Property Management department she has a great understanding of the whole letting process and leads our Oxford letting team. Jodie is well travelled and would also make a great food critic having tried almost every restaurant in Oxford.

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Kristine Racene

Property Manager

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Kristine joined our property management team in June 2018 having worked for another local agency for several years. Originally from Latvia, not only is she able to speak a number of languages she has a great multi-tasking ability which is certainly a key skill in this fast paced environment. In her free time she enjoys mountaineering, learning even more new languages and William Blake’s poetry.

Phoebe Scowen

Phoebe Scowen MARLA

Letting Negotiator

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Phoebe joined the Summertown team in November 2017 with previous lettings experience in West London and South Oxfordshire. After completing a degree in Marketing, Advertising and Communications Phoebe realised that she wanted to develop her skills in property and ensuring that Landlords and tenants receive high customer service through the lettings process. Phoebe has recently completed her ARLA qualifications and in her spare time enjoys playing Lacrosse and going to the pub with friends.


Clarissa Macgregor

Property Supervisor

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Clarissa is an enthusiastic, bright individual, who joined the Property Management team in March 2017. She is a very active person, who is part of the Oxford Science Park netball club, where she trains twice a week, as well as keeping fit through gym, yoga and spinning. Clarissa is very organised and meticulous, whether it is in her personal or work life, especially organising trips away with her partner.



Wes Carney

Letting Negotiator

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Wesley joined us after spending five years working in lettings and off-plan investments in Oxford. Working in highly acclaimed restaurants he developed skills in delivering high class customer service as well as managing expectations. With his family being involved in property development and sales it was a natural progression to study his NFOPP qualification and enter the world of property. When not at work he spends a lot of his time in London with his girlfriend where they aren’t shy of attending a festival, gig, or dining at one of the cities amazing restaurants.

Laonie Hunter

Laonie Hunter

Property Supervisor

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Laonie joined Breckon and Breckon in August 2017 after working in Cardiology at the John Radcliffe Hospital. She is enthusiastic and positive, and has been able to transfer the skills she has learnt into her new property role. Laonie likes to cook at home with her partner and socialising with friends and family.

Debbie Gristwood

Debbie Gristwood

Letting Administrator

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Debbie joined our team following the acquisition of The Letting Centre (TLC). Having managed that portfolio for five years she has a broad knowledge and shares our commitment to providing the very best in personal service and has meticulous organisational, accounting and management skills. Outside of work, Debbie has a creative streak and enjoys arts and crafts; particularly card making.


Hannah Webster

Property Administrator

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Hannah joined us in May 2018 after working for a local accountancy firm. Her background of working in both the public and private sector has given her a breadth of knowledge and skills which she has been able to apply to her role at Breckon & Breckon. She is a very active person and likes to keep fit by exercising in her local gym and attends spinning classes. Hannah is Oxford born and bred and enjoys socialising with friends outside of work.

Can Sengunes


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Can is our professional photographer and has been in the photography industry since he qualified from City of Westminster College 1987-1989 where he did work experience at Pinewood Studios. His very first freelance commission was a double page spread editorial for the Architects Journal. Since then he has worked in every genre from photographing bands to photojournalism, weddings and schools. He joined Breckon & Breckon as a our photographer in 2011 and loves the excitement of totally unpredictable days…every day!   Can’s other great loves are travel, music and science.


Charlie Landells

Digital Media Manager

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Charlie is our digital media manager and has been in the corporate & event media industry for four years, building a large portfolio from music videos to webinars, and working in social media & networking for the same period. Having joined us in 2017, he loves the daily challenges Breckon & Breckon produce, and the fact that he never knows where he’ll be filming next, or what he’ll be producing! He’s always looking for new and original ways to present our properties, events, and day to day workings, alongside keeping a growing digital footprint alive with content! Oh, and he relies quite heavily on caffeine.

Nick Mawley

Creative/Marketing Director

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Nick joined Breckon & Breckon as Creative/Marketing Director in March 2015. Originally from New Zealand, his professional background is in graphic design, brand management and stakeholder communications.  Previously, he worked as Corporate Designer for one of London’s largest property developers bringing with him a wealth of marketing experience. Nick’s goal is to ensure our customers’ properties are marketed creatively and effectively while ensuring all our online, social media and print offerings add value, and more importantly, stand out from other agents.

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