Notice: During the Coronovirus outbreak, properties will be offered via Online Auction platforms by the auctioneers, with internet bidding along with Proxy and Telephone Bidding. Full information will be provided by the individual auction houses. READ MORE


Safety first in face of COVID-19 prompts Bond Wolfe Auctions to cancel May date

Bond Wolfe Auctions has cancelled its May auction in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chief executive officer Gurpreet Bassi said: “The health and safety of clients, staff and the wider public are at the forefront of our decision and a priority over our commercial objectives.

“While we are fully able to operate a ‘remote bidding only’ auction or even a full online sale, it is doubtful that we would achieve the best possible price for our vendors.

SDL Auctions North West sees listings surge

SDL Auctions North West has seen a surge in property instructions ahead of its April room auction, which will take place via live video feed with remote bidding.

Andy Thompson, head of auctions North West, said the growth in instructions – from both existing and new sellers – was a vote of confidence for auctions, which allow people to complete their transactions while maintaining necessary social distancing.

100th Derby auction is a hit despite being held behind closed doors

Hundreds of people tuned in to watch SDL Auctions Graham Penny’s 100th Derby auction – the first in its history to be held behind closed doors.

Instead of celebrating the occasion in front of a crowd of people as hoped, just a few staff members were in attendance as managing director and auctioneer Andrew Parker took to the rostrum in the company’s head office.


A note from Mark Jenkinson auctioneers:

There is no doubt that we have entered a period of unprecedented difficulty as many of us adjust to new ways of going about our daily business and personal lives.

Our two auctions so far this year have been exceptional, and interest is already gaining momentum for our auction on the 7th April.

We have been keeping a very close eye on government announcements and must take seriously the recommendations regarding events and personal contact, in the best interest of both our clients and staff.

A basic guide to what a conveyancer actually does

Most people can find buying and selling a property quite a daunting process, especially as they may only buy or sell a property a couple of times during their life. This is where a conveyancing solicitor will be able to assist you throughout the process.   If you’re about to buy or sell a property and want to understand more about how it works and what’s involved, this guide is for you.

What is conveyancing?


With around two weeks to go to until STRETTONS' first remote bidding only auction on 7th April, remember that you must pre-register to bid via telephone, proxy or online.

If you are intending to bid, Strettons urge you to please ensure you have registered by the 3rd April as they will be processing a significantly higher volume of remote bidding registrations.  You can access their Registration Forms HERE

Mark Jenkinson and Son tops Yorkshire & Humber sales tables for 2019

Mark Jenkinson and Son has topped the Yorkshire and Humber results tables for 2019 with sales of more than £32million – in the same week its second auction of 2020 saw lots selling for a total of £3.85 million.

Mark Jenkinson and Son recorded the best results in Yorkshire and the Humber for 2019, in a report published by Essential Information (EI) Group.

Following January's £2m auction, our second auction of 2020 saw 28 of 30 lots sell for £3.96 million, a 93 per cent success rate.

Bond Wolfe Auctions wins City of Wolverhampton Council auction contract

Bond Wolfe Auctions, the UK’s fastest growing property auction business, has been appointed as the preferred auctioneer by City of Wolverhampton Council.

The contract was won in a competitive tender and follows on from Bond Wolfe Auctions’ success in being appointed by Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Police in 2019 and Walsall Council earlier this year.

Bond Wolfe Auctions is also offering lots surplus to requirements for Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.


Hello to our visitors.  We hope that you are keeping safe and well.

Following the Government’s latest advice, we wanted to let you know that some scheduled auctions throughout the UK are still taking place, however many auctions have been postponed until further notice.

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