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Welcome to Thompsons Auctioneers, our sales are held fortnightly on Friday’s, starting at 10am in our saleroom, where we average around 600 to 800 lots, with the sale completing around 4pm on a Friday afternoon.

WE HOPE YOU ARE ALL WELL AND STAYING SAFE.

BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC AND IN ORDER TO MEET THE SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES AND TO KEEP OUR STAFF AND CUSTOMERS SAFE, WE WILL HAVE TO CHANGE THE FORMAT OF OUR AUCTIONS. WE HAVE DECIDED TO MOVE FROM WEEKLY TO FORTNIGHTLY AUCTIONS.

AS WE ARE UNABLE TO MEET THE SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES ON A SALE DAY, WE WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. HOWEVER, WE WILL BE OPENING LONGER FOR VIEWING AND WILL BE ACCEPTING COMMISSION BIDS EITHER IN PERSON OR VIA OUR WEBSITE. WE ARE ALSO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT YOU WILL NOW BE ABLE TO BID “LIVE” AS WE HAVE TEAMED UP WITH easyliveauction.com

OUR NEXT AUCTION WILL BE ON FRIDAY  3RD JULY 2020 WITH A NEW STARTING TIME OF 10AM. OUR CURRENT CATALOGUE HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. THIS IS THE LINK TO easyliveauction.com

https://www.easyliveauction.com/auctioneers/thompsonsauctioneers/

WE WOULD PREFER CUSTOMERS TO WEAR FACE COVERINGS & DISPOSABLE LATEX/NITRILE GLOVES DURING VIEWING & COLLECTION TIMES, TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF BOTH STAFF AND CUSTOMERS. WE HAVE INSTALLED SEVERAL HAND SANITISER DISPENSERS WHICH MUST BE USED UPON ENTRY AND EXIT. OUR OFFICE AND JEWELLERY CABINET HAVE BEEN FITTED WITH SAFETY SCREENS. OUR STAFF WILL ALSO BE WEARING PPE. WE HAVE HAD TO CLOSE THE TOILET FACILITIES AT THIS TIME TO THE PUBLIC. WE CANNOT ALLOW FOOD OR BEVERAGES INTO THE SALEROOM.

DURING VIEWING TIMES, WE WILL ENSURE A STRICT ENTRY POLICY. THEREFORE, PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR VIEWING AS YOU MAY HAVE TO WAIT IN A QUEUE SYSTEM. WE WILL ALSO HAVE TO LIMIT THE TIME SPENT VIEWING.

***PLEASE NOTE TO ADHERE TO THE LATEST GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, PLEASE BE CAUTIOUS WHEN HANDLING ANY LOTS. ***

OUR COLLECTION AND DELIVERY OF GOODS POLICY HAS ALSO CHANGED TO ADHERE TO SAFETY MEASURES. WE WILL NOW HAVE SEPARATE DAYS TO COLLECT AND DELIVER GOODS. A DOOR ENTRY SYSTEM HAS BEEN INSTALLED FOR SAFETY SO PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE DOOR. WE WILL NOT ALLOW CUSTOMERS INTO THE SALEROOM TO COLLECT LOTS, THEY WILL BE BROUGHT TO YOU. THE SAME GUIDELINES WILL BE USED FOR CUSTOMERS DROPPING OFF GOODS.

WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING CASH PAYMENTS. WE DO ASK THAT ALL ACCOUNTS ARE SETTLED BY BACS PAYMENTS WHERE POSSIBLE. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO DO THIS THEN WE DO HAVE CARD FACILITIES AVAILABLE. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT CARD PAYMENTS OVER THE PHONE.

OPENING TIMES

FRIDAY 3RD JULY SALE DAY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

SATURDAY 4TH JULY  OPEN 9AM – 4PM FOR COLLECTION OF LOTS

MONDAY 6TH JULY OPEN 9AM – 5PM FOR COLLECTION OF LOTS

TUESDAY 7TH JULY CLOSED

WEDNESDAY 8TH JULY CLOSED

THURSDAY 9TH JULY – OPEN FOR ACCEPTANCE OF GOODS 9AM – 5PM

FRIDAY 10TH JULY – OPEN FOR ACCEPTANCE OF GOODS 9AM – 5PM

SATURDAY 11TH JULY OPEN  FOR ACCEPTANCE OF GOODS 9AM – 4PM

MONDAY 13TH JULY CLOSED

TUESDAY 14TH JULY CLOSED

WEDNESDAY 15TH JULY CLOSED

THURSDAY 16TH JULY OPEN 1PM – 7PM FOR VIEWING

FRIDAY 17TH JULY SALE DAY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

THIS IS A LEARNING CURVE FOR ALL OF US SO PLEASE BE PATIENT!!

 SHOULD YOU NEED TO CONTACT US THEN PLEASE TELEPHONE 01423 709086 OR EMAIL US ON info@thompsonsauctioneers.com

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ABOVE NOTICE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE SHOULD THE GOVERNMENT AMEND INSTRUCTIONS.

PLEASE NOTE:
Due to the high number of late collections a fee of £5+vat will be levied on all lots not collected by given times.

Please explore the rest of this site where you will find information on selling, buying, valuations, collections & deliveries, or just attending one of our sales.

All our Friday sales are split into categories of large and small items. We constantly receive a new weekly stock of small antique jewellery, including rings, bracelets, brooches, necklaces and watches. Everything can be bought and sold at Thompson’s, from coins and collectables, to brooches and bicycles, up to wicker baskets and wardrobes. It’s all here!


Be sure to browse our previous auction, where you can see a full lot listing with photos of our next sale!