Items can be brought into the Auction House to Present For Sale or for a FREE no Obligation Appraisal (By Appointment Only) during the following hours


Tuesday 10am till 4pm

Wednesday 10am till 4pm


Please Telephone 01257 239002 or Use the following Link to Book Appointments CLICK ME

Vendor Terms and Conditions

1.The vendor warrants to Chorley Auction House Ltd (the Auctioneers) that he or she is the true owner of the goods or is authorised to sell the goods on behalf of the owner.  The vendor will indemnify Chorley Auction House Ltd its servants and agents and the buyer against any loss or damage suffered by either in consequence of any breach of these conditions on the vendors part.

2.Any electrical item put up for sale will be required to conform to British Standards and any item not fitted with a sleeved plug top will have one fitted before the item is tested for SAFETY, a fee of £2.00 for the test and £1.00 for the plug will be charged to the vendor.  Any item failing this test will not be put up for sale and will be disposed of at the auctioneer’s discretion.  All lots must comply with the safety regulations made under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and Furniture & Furnishings Fire/Safety Regulations 1988.

3.The vendor warrants that all electrical goods are in working order or fit for their intended use, if items are found not to conform to this warranty the auctioneer reserves the right to refund the buyer of all the costs and charge the vendor for any loss of Commissions and costs involved up to a value of £10.00 without notifying the vendor.

4.The costs of illustrations is included in the auctioneers’ commission, however Chorley Auction House Ltd reserves the right to use photographs for publicity before and after the sale without consulting the vendor.

5.Chorley Auction House Ltd reserves the right to withdraw from auction any items at any time at their discretion.

6.Chorley Auction House Ltd reserves the right to sell any lots by private treaty at a price equal to or above any agreed reserve and place any Lot into which Auction it deems appropriate (subject to the usual commission).

7.The vendor shall be entitled to place a reserve on any lot at time of contract ONLY and this must be with the full agreement of the auctioneers, any lots that do not reach reserve in auction will be offered for sale again in the next auction at the auctioneers’ discretion.

8.The vendor who sends items for sale which are an asset of his business must disclose to Chorley Auction House Ltd whether he or she is registered for VAT and if so, declare their registration number.

9.Commission and other charges:

18%* Commission will be deducted from the hammer price, or a minimum of £2.00* whichever is the greater.

A Lotting fee of £2.00*, will be applied to all lots entered into any Live Auction, all accounts will need to be settled before vendors can remove any unsold lots.

If a collection charge is agreed this will be deducted from the hammer price.

10.Chorley Auction House Ltd will pay the vendor bank transfer ten days after the auction has taken place, upon receipt of cleared funds.

11.All unsold items must be collected by 5pm on the Thursday following the auction, any lots not removed will be subject to a storage charge of 50p per lot per day for a maximum of 14 days, after which lots will be removed at the Auctioneer’s discretion.  If the vendor requires items returning a courier charge from £10.00 will apply.

12.By signing the consigning goods the vendor acknowledges that he/she has agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

*VAT will be applied to these amounts.

Chorley Auction House is operated by Chorley Auction House Ltd who also acts as Auctioneers.


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