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Welcome to Auction News, to the UK’s number 1 auction listing site. We have been connecting bidders to auctions held by respected manufacturing auctioneers for over sixty years.

Auction News gives you the opportunity to bid at live and online auctions of engineering & metalworking machinery, factory & warehouse equipment, lifting, handling & storage equipment, printing, production line & packing machinery, tooling, test & measurement equipment, woodworking machinery and timber stock

So whether you’re looking to upgrade your DIY tool collections or fit out an entire workshop with the latest machinery, the Auction News team can help you find the right auction.

The Auction News team work on behalf of leading auctioneers who specialise in the disposal of all manner of manufacturing and industrial plant, machinery and equipment, for example: CNC machine tools, fabrication machinery, milling machines, grinders, drills, woodworking tools, welders, shipping containers, lifting gear, workwear, safety equipment and much more. Our auctioneers include:
  • Apex Auctions - With past projects ranging from £50,000 to over £3million, Apex Auctions work with some of the world's largest corporations with their clientele including the likes of Rolls-Royce, Harland & Wollf, Snap-on, JP Morgan Chase, Hitachi and many others
  • CJM Asset Management - With auctions held at their dedicated auction centre and at on-site locations when appropriate, CJM hold auctions of woodworking tools, metalworking equipment, garage kit and workshop tools and all types of manufacturing equipment.
  • Cottrill & Co - Specialists in the acquisition and sale of heavy manufacturing equipment such as metalworking machinery, CNC equipment, milling machines and much more
  • Lambert Smith Hampton - Founded in 1773 and operating out of 31 locations situated across the UK and Ireland, LSH is one of the UK's leading auctioneers of industrial plant and machinery.
  • Peaker Pattinson - With over half a century of industrial knowledge, Peaker Pattison have managed some of the largest factory clear-outs in Europe of manufacturing plant machinery and industrial equipment
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The UK currently is the ninth largest manufacturing industry in the world, ahead of other heavy weight nations such as Russia, Brazil and Mexico. The manufacturing industry within the UK employs in excess of 2.7million people across a broad range of specialised production fields including defence, nuclear, automotive, construction, plastic, steel and even the space industry.

The UK manufacturing industry contributes £213billion into the economy every single year whilst accounting for 45% of the country’s total exports. When analysing the manufacturing sector, it’s not difficult to see why auctions of manufacturing, industrial and plant equipment are so popular. Within the UK, the aerospace manufacturing sector has over a decades worth of work currently on the books (equating to over 13,000 aircraft), in the defence sector BAE employs over 40,000 people and in plastic manufacturing the UK produces over 4.5million tonnes annually from either direct or recycled methods.

When you register and use Auction News you have immediate access to over 100 live auctions at any given time. We are completely independent and separate from all auctioneers and auction houses and all the information is on hand, exactly where you need it to be!

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