W&H Peacock, established 1901 and Locke & England, established 1834 have been conducting auction sales for over 175 years and are now the automatic choice for private and professional clients requiring a comprehensive chattel auction and valuation service.

Our three busy Weekly Auctions are complimented by monthly Fine Art and Antique sales, a regular calendar of specialist auctions including 20th Century Design, Jewellery and Watches, Toys and Childhood Memorabilia, Books & Ephemera, Sporting Guns and Antique Arms and Commercial sales both on company premises and in house including Modern Catering Equipment, Collective Machinery, Retirement, Insolvency and Reorganisation

We have our own in-house marketing department undertaking catalogue design, website updating, email marketing, press advertising and digital photography.

We advertise our sales via our websites, Local and National press and through specialist trade publications.


An extensive database of interested buyers

  • In–house marketing department
  • Illustrated catalogues published for all Antique and Specialist sales
  • Sale details updated daily on our web sites
  • Strong local and national reputation with many generations of clients
  • Extensive media advertising and press releases to promote all sales
  • Email marketing direct to selected buyers
  • Worldwide Online Bidding on all Antique and Specialist Sales


Live & Timed Auctions

All of our sales are streamed via the internet with buyers able to bid live online.


Our websites are the first port of call for all the latest auction news and information.

Social Media

We keep our customers up to date using the social media platforms Facebook Instagram and Twitter.

Targeted Marketing

Our online marketing strategy gives exposure to markets in the UK and around the world.

Our introductory video explains the diverse range of items and other services we offer.

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