About

Halcyon House is an independent family owned business and were the first local dedicated lettings agent to cover Hertfordshire including Hatfield, Hitchin, Knebworth, Stevenage, Welwyn and surrounding areas. We have been established for over 40 years, specialising in residential lettings and property management. Our focus is on delivering a bespoke and professional personal service tailored to our clients' needs.



At Halcyon House we are here to guide you through the letting process whether you are a landlord or tenant and to ensure that we make it as simple and smooth as possible. Our focus is on your peace of mind. You can count on us to go the extra mile!

Meet the Team

Deborah Hartnell

General Manager

Deborah joined Halcyon in early 2013 and has a fantastic knowledge of the local area having lived in Knebworth all her life. In addition to dealing with all aspects of contracts and maintenance, she is also responsible for overseeing the smooth running of the office. Whether you are a landlord looking for a stress-free service or a tenant looking for expert local advice, Deborah can help to ensure you receive the best service possible.

Janet Vince

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Janet has a wealth of experience of working within the residential lettings industry. She has an in-depth knowledge of the local area and a proven track record in providing and excellent service to both landlords and tenants.

Wendy Hill

Lettings Negotiator

Wendy joined Halcyon in April 2016. After a career as a nurse and midwife, she took on new challenges and transferred her valuable people skills to the property industry. Her understanding, patience and diligence is an asset. She carries out our property inspections with high attention to detail and really enjoys her role as a lettings negotiator.

Shelley Elwin

Accounts Manager

Shelley has demonstrated a strong head for figures and excellent accounting skills. She came on board to manage the daily accounts side of our business and to utilise her extensive experience in accounts to run our book-keeping like clockwork! Her due diligence, attention to details and passion for numbers is exactly what we need and appreciate.