Top brands such as Le Creuset cookware will be auctioned off in a new auction house opening tomorrow (Wednesday 27 April). The UK’s leading network of auction houses, John Pye Auctions, is expanding at its headquarters in Nottingham, to help meet growing market demand.
Located at the Radford Road site, the new 14,450 square foot auction hall will be the company’s largest ever in the region as John Pye continues to expand its network locally and nationally. The first sale will include a wide selection of tableware, cookware and glassware from sought-after brands.
The opening of the new auction house follows a successful past year for the business, during which a booming post-pandemic sales period saw the auction house increase its turnover by 18%.
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Mike Vitale, Associate Director and Site Manager of Nottingham, said: “We are delighted to add additional sales capacity and space for our dedicated customers. This new space will be underground, which will allow us to store even more stock to meet the ever-increasing demand from our auctions.
“The new auction house will be open from April 27 for buyers to bid on stock of branded homewares, including household names such as Le Creuset and Kitchen Craft.”
Customers will be able to access the new site next to the current auction room (number six), with online auctions normally operating alongside. John Pye Auctions holds over 2,000 auctions per year. It has been named the UK’s fastest growing auction company for the past 10 years and has been named UK Asset Valuer and Auctioneer of the Year for five years. of the last six years.