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This is a list of auctions in South Yorkshire.

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Sheffield Auction Gallery.

Sheffield Auction Gallery, formerly ELR Auctions, specialise in Antiques, Fine Art and Collectables auctions, with periodic, dedicated auctions of Football Programmes & Sporting Memorabilia, Specialist Collectable Toys, Comics, Vintage Fashions & Accessories, Medals & Militaria, Coins, Stamps and Postcards.
Forthcoming auctions details and dates can be found at:- Sheffield Auction Gallery.

I have attended sales, both at their new purpose built venue and their previous premises, over a number of years. Sheffield Auction Gallery ranks high on my list of auctions worth attending. The staff here are always pleasant, courteous,  and willing to help, whilst the majority of lots on offer are interesting, good quality and varied, with plenty to suit both trade and private buyers.

Auctions are held twice a month on average, usually on a Friday at 10 am, with viewing the previous day and on the morning of the sale from 8. 30 am.

Parking on site and nearby on street.

Address:- Sheffield Auction Gallery,
Windsor Road (off Chesterfield Road – A61) , Heeley,  Sheffield,  S8 8UB,  United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 281 6161

A. E. Dowse & Son.(Sheffield)

Sheffield Auctioneers, A. E. Dowse hold  auctions which include Fine Art and Antique, Victoriana and Collectables, as well as specialist Diecast, Tinplate and Collectors’ Toys, with minimum of 28 auctions each year.

Parking on street nearby.

(I have not been here in the last few years, so cannot really comment on the current operation.)


Address:- Cornwall Galleries, Scotland Street, Sheffield, S3 7DE.
Telephone:- 0114 272 5858.

Ellis Willis & Beckett.(Sheffield)

Sheffield auctioneers, EWB, hold insolvency auctions in the main, but do have antique and collectable items in their auctions on occasion.

Parking on street.

Website:- EWB auctions.

Address:- Philadelphia Working Mens Club, Martin St,  Sheffield, S6 3DW (Auction venue).
The Old Bulls Head, Dun Street , Sheffield, S3 8SL (Auction office).
Telephone:- 0114 2729667.

Wilbys. (Barnsley)

Wilbys hold antique, collectable and general sales every month, with occasional specialist sales. The sales are held at  Milton Hall, Fitzwilliam Street, Elsecar, usually on aThursday. I have known Pierre Maciag, the main auctioneer and valuer, for many years, he is a pleasant chap, with a good knowledge of the antique trade and is always willing to help with any queries you may have.

Parking on street, tea room in the hall.

Website:- Wilbys.

Elsecar antique centre is just across the road from the hall, so you can kill two birds with one stone.

Address:- Milton Hall, Fitzwilliam Street, Elsecar S74 8EZ. (Auction venue)
6A Eastgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2EP.

Tel:- 01226 299221.

Paul Beighton Auctioneers. (Thurcroft, Rotherham)

Paul Beighton holds an antique, collectable and general sale, fortnightly on Sundays in the main, with specialist fine art sales held periodically.

I have attended sales here many times over the years, usually managing to buy at least a few items. The saleroom staff are pleasant and the porters are always willing to give a hand loading up if needed.

Parking at the rear and on street, tea room on site, hot sandwiches in the shop next door.

Website:-  Paul Beighton.

Address:- The Old Cinema, Woodhouse Green, Thurcroft, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. S66 9AQ .
Tel: 01709 700005

Wilkinson’s Auctioneers. (Doncaster)

Wilkinson’s auctioneers specialize in early oak furniture and fine art, consequently, they only hold six sales per year. Many of their lots sell for five figure sums, making this auction suitable for the specialist collector or investor in particular. Their website is well worth a visit, where many of the wonderful lots they have sold are featured.

Website:- Wilkinson’s.

Address:- The Old Salesroom, 28 Netherhall Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 2PW.
Tel:-  01302 814 884.

 BBR Auctions. (Elsecar)

BBR  hold periodic specialist sales of antique bottles, pot lids and advertising.

If antique stoneware, bottles or advertising, float your boat, then BBR auctions is a must visit. Elsecar antique centre is on the same site.

Their auctions contain some wonderful stoneware and advertising items, a sample is shown in the photos below.

BBR auction selection

BBR auction selection

Website:- BBR.

Address: Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barnsley, S74 8HJ
Tel: 01226 745156