My Favourite Auction Companies

During my time filming Homes Under the Hammer I have met plenty of auction companies and auctioneers and below, I have my favourites. Please note I have listed them in Alphabetical order - they are not 'ranked' by my order of preference!

Butters John Bee was formed in 2001 when two of North Staffordshire and South Cheshire's leading firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents – Charles Butters & Sons (established in 1856) and John A. Bee & Co (established in 1921) amalgamated to become Butters John Bee. They are now firmly established as the leading independent firm in the region.

Butters John Bee operate in the Cheshire and Staffordshire areas.

Click here to view details of Butters John Bee forthcoming auctions.

Click here to download the Butters John Bee latest auction catalogue.

Clive Emson Auctioneers was founded in 1989 to supply a high profile auctioneering facility to corporate and independent estate agents, private clients and statutory bodies. Their success is due to, and remains, attributable to a firm commitment to quality and service.

Clive Emson operate in the South East London, Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire areas.

Click here to view details of Clive Emson forthcoming auctions.

Click here to download the Clive Emson latest auction catalogue.

  Handling properties in Devon and Cornwall for Fulfords, Stratton Creber or Miller Countrywide estate agents.

Click here to view details of lots up for sale in the next West Country Property Auction.

Graham Penny Auctions acts for both private individuals and institutions selling a wide range of interests, from investment properties and vacant houses to building plots, commercial investment properties and others.

Strategically located in the centre of the Country and holding its auctions at the impressive Pride Park Stadium in Derby, Graham Penny Auctions has successfully sold properties as far North as Scunthorpe, Blackpool and Preston and as far South as Bristol and Southend-on-Sea.

Graham Penny operate in the East Midlands area.

Click here to view details of Graham Penny forthcoming auctions.

Click here to download the Graham Penny latest auction catalogue.

Meller Braggins is one of the north west's leading estate agents and property related professional services provider. With a commitment to continuously improving our comprehensive one-stop-shop facilities, we take pride in a market position achieved as a totally independent partnership.

Meller Braggins operate throughout Cheshire, north Staffordshire, east Shropshire and south Manchester.

Click here to view details of lots up for sale in the next Meller Braggins auction.


Pugh & Company are a dedicated property auction house whose success is built around a firm commitment and ability to deliver a high quality service to an extensive range of public and private sector clients. They have an excellent track record in selling both Investment opportunities and vacant properties across a broad range of property sectors including Retail, Commercial, Industrial, Development Opportunities and Residential properties.

Click here to view details of lots up for sale in the next Puch & Co auction.

Romans have been highly successful in developing one of the fastest growing auction companies in the country, a major attraction for both buyers and sellers.

Using the latest technological advances, buyers who cannot attend can “view” the sale via the internet as it progresses and brief their agents at the event by telephone.

Providing a professional, safe and supportive service to sellers has been key to the growth of the regular event. Qualified expert auctioneers help buyers through the sale experience. Romans’ team gives free valuations and advises owners on the most effective method of obtaining the best possible price.

Romans operate in the Berkshire area.

Click here to view details of Romans forthcoming auctions.

Click here to download the Romans latest auction catalogue.

Savills is a leading global real estate service provider listed on the London Stock Exchange.

The company, established in 1855, has a rich heritage with unrivalled growth. It is a company that leads rather than follows and now has over 180 offices and associates throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.

Click here to veiw details of Savills forthcoming auctions.

Strakers are a privately owned estate agency with an unrivalled wealth of local knowledge and expertise, offering a complete range of property related services throughout Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and the neighbouring Counties.Combining traditional values with leading edge technology via nine computer-linked offices throughout the region, no other estate agency offers a more comprehensive or effective service, whatever your property related needs.

Strakers operate in the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire areas.

Click here to view details of Strakers forthcoming auctions.

Click here to download the Strakers latest auction catalgogue.

Symonds & Sampson LLP was founded in 1858 in Dorchester and remained a small firm of Land Agents and Surveyors, with members of the Symonds family still in practice, until the 1980's. Since then, mergers and acquisitions have resulted in the current 11 partner firm with nine offices spread across Wessex - Dorset and into the surrounding counties of Devon, Somerset and Wiltshire.

This has allowed for specialist departments to be set up offering all forms of advice on property and agricultural matters.

Symonds & Sampson operate in the Devon, Somerset and Wiltshire areas.

Click here to view details of Symonds & Sampson forthcoming auctions.

Click here to download the Symonds & Sampson latest auction catalogue.

Established over 150 years ago, The Venmore Partnership is the largest independent firm of chartered surveyors, estate agents, valuers, auctioneers and property managers in the region.

Venmore operate in the Liverpool and Merseyside area.

Click here to download details of Venmore's forthcoming auctions.

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