Antiques Centres

Antiques Centres is a term applied to large (usually indoor) spaces which host a collection of dealers and antique businesses. They vary in size but tend to have a variety of stalls offering items such as jewellery, furniture, paintings, clothes and silver.


Centre thieves strike as silver price soars

16 May 2011

THE day after bullion prices peaked, thieves broke into an antiques centre in Cardiff and escaped with a haul of antique silver valued at thousands of pounds.

Burglary at Cotswolds centre

01 February 2011

ANTIQUES including silver was stolen in a raid on a Cotswolds antiques centre in the early hours of Wednesday, January 19.

Blaze at Chipping Norton centre

20 September 2010

FIREFIGHTERS are investigating the cause of a blaze at an antiques centre in Chipping Norton on September 5.

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Police appeal after Kent raid

07 June 2010

THIS brass inlaid mahogany bracket clock with a white enamel dial signed Drury, Cheshunt, was one of a number of antiques stolen during a break-in at Antiques at the Corn Exchange, Tunbridge Wells.

New manager for Gloucester Antique Centre

18 September 2009

THE Gloucester Antique Centre has appointed a new general manager.

Atlantique City show is axed

01 September 2009

ATLANTIQUE City, for many years one of North America’s key antiques and collectables fairs, has been axed.

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Thieves hit Shropshire centre

01 September 2009

POLICE are on the look out for two people following the theft of a pair of 19th century Coalport vases from an antiques centre in Shropshire.

Trade now consider options after UK’s top fair is scrapped

06 July 2009

NEWS that the Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair had been scrapped sent shockwaves through the trade last week – but that soon gave way to a determination that the event must be revived in some form.

Wintertons move to Lichfield

15 June 2009

STAFFORDSHIRE auctioneers Richard Winterton are to move all their operations to the purpose-built Lichfield Auction Centre at Fradley.

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We look to the future says Grosvenor House organiser

26 May 2009

THE organisers of The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair have announced that they have chosen the 75th anniversary to take the event in a new direction. New disciplines brought in by a raft of new dealers will help broaden the appeal for today's collectors, says the fair's director Alison Vaissiere.

Antiquarius dealers look to the future

08 May 2009

DEALERS at Antiquarius have been left looking for a new home after the final death knells were sounded for the King’s Road antiques centre last week.

New docks site for Gloucester centre

30 March 2009

One of the largest and longest-established antiques centres in the UK, Gloucester Antiques Centre, will be moving to a new dockside location after planning permission has been granted for relocation nearby.

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Government Inspector puts an end to The Mall

09 March 2009

ANY remaining hope that The Mall in Camden Passage might remain as an antiques centre has vanished after a government inspectorate ruled in favour of the landlord’s redevelopment proposals.

Traders face eviction as US store plans to take over Antiquarius

26 January 2009

DEALERS at Antiquarius say they are “devastated” after learning that they could be evicted within the next few months. It emerged last week that the landlords of the West London antiques centre have signed an agreement which will see the premises on the King’s Road, Chelsea become an American fashion chain store as early as this summer.

Mall future undecided until well into 2009

05 January 2009

THE future of The Mall antiques centre in Camden Passage looks set to hang in the balance until well into 2009 following the public inquiry into the landlord’s proposals to redevelop the Grade II listed building.

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Art Deco Alfies receives refurbishment

29 September 2008

WORK to restore the Art Deco facade of Alfies Antique Market in London’s Marylebone has now been finished to much acclaim from the local area.

Antiquarius plans rejected for second time

05 September 2008

THE owners of the King’s Road antiques centre Antiquarius have had their plans to redevelop the premises rejected by the council for the second time.

Henley centre faces closure

01 September 2008

HENLEY Antiques Centre may close at the end of September if the Grade II Listed building in Reading Road is sold to Henley-based property developer Nicolas Piasecki for a sum thought to be in the region of £1m.

Dealers cautiously optimistic as Antiquarius plans are thrown out

23 June 2008

THE embattled dealers at Antiquarius have cautiously welcomed the news that the Kensington and Chelsea council have rejected the landlords’ application to redevelop part of the antiques centre.

Talbot antiques centre moves to Dorking

12 May 2008

Talbot Walk Antique Centre of Ripley, Surrey is to relocate to Dorking where it will take over the building currently trading as Great Grooms Antique Centre at 51-52 West Street.

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