Beeston Auction House

About Us

Welcome to Beeston Auctions!

Believed to be the only Auction House in the country ran by sisters, Beeston Auction House is a family run business led by Catherine and Shelley-Anne Wilford. We hope to inject a fresh impetus on the business and have been really pleased with so much positive support from existing and new customers.

With over 20 years of experience of in buying, selling and collecting antiques, collectables, jewellery and curios, we aim to give you an enjoyable and worthwhile visit in a friendly atmosphere. We offer a bright and fully accessible auction room with free Wi-Fi and car parking, located just off the A47 in the rural village of Beeston, Norfolk.

Our regular antiques auctions cover many subjects including Ceramics, Jewellery, Art, Silverware, Oriental, Clocks & Watches, Militaria, Metalware, Furniture, and much more.

Our Auctions

We hold 2 live auctions every month followed by an online-only timed sale comprising all of our unsold items on the following weekend.

On the 2nd Weds of the month we hold a specialist auction. This changes each month; we feature a range of specialist auctions throughout the year that may include

  • Jewellery & Silver
  • Toys
  • Coins, Stamps & Ephemera
  • Militaria
  • 20th Century Design
  • and many more

On the following day (Thursday) we hold a regular Antiques, Collectables & Interiors auction, this is the same every month and comprise a wide range of items covering Jewellery, Ceramics, Furniture, Glassware, Militaria, Metalware, Art, Music, and much more!

Check our Auction Calendar page for full details of all upcoming auctions!

For any additional help or information visit our Buying or Selling pages.

We also offer a number of additional valuation and clearance services. Check our Services page for full details.

Get in touch with us or arrange an appointment if you’ve any enquiries about buying at auction, entering items for sale, additional services or anything else you think we may be able to help with. Our team are available 10am-4pm GMT Tuesday to Friday.


Our Auctioneers

David Palmer started auctioning in 1982, and has concentrated on rostrum work since. He has worked freelance for the past decade since becoming a house husband and has been our resident auctioneer for a number of years.

Recognised for his colourful waistcoats, David can be seen on various TV shows such as Flog It!, Bargain Hunt, and Cash in the Attic to name a few. He has even won the Anthea Turner Perfect Housewife Programme, and loves his tiara prize!

David’s animated, informal and humorous style aims to send home all bidders, successful or not, content and entertained.


Our Team

With over 20 years of experience in buying and selling antiques and specialty items our valuers are well equipped and dedicated to bringing you high quality auctions with plenty intriguing curiosities covering a wide range of fields, as well as a regular supply of staple antiques items such as silver, gold, ceramics, and more.

Get in touch if you think we can assist you in buying at auction, valuations or selling with us!