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.

Grays hoardings to remain for years

31 October 2011

DEALERS at Grays antiques centre in Central London were left devastated earlier this month at the news that the hoardings for the Crossrail project at Bond Street station are likely to remain in place immediately outside the premises for at least three years.

Parking charges lead to suspension of Park Lane fair

17 October 2011

CHANGES in parking regulations in the West End of London have forced Jenny Glanville of KM Fairs to shelve her monthly antiques fair at the Park Lane Hotel on Piccadilly – the fixture started by her mother Kate Marlowe 35 years ago.

Burglars’ haul from Tetbury centre break-in

12 September 2011

MORE details have come to light regarding the break-in at Long Street Antiques Centre in Tetbury during the early hours of Friday, August 26.

Crossrail answers Grays’ queries – but the further questions remain

15 August 2011

THE Crossrail saga rumbles on for the dealers at Grays antiques centre in Mayfair.

Grays faces worse Crossrail disruption than first expected

13 June 2011

DEALERS at Grays antiques centre have been told that disruption from the next phase of the Crossrail project at Bond Street will last three months longer than previously thought.


Concern grows over Crossrail disruption

06 June 2011

DEALERS at Grays antiques centre in central London are fearing further damage to business as the massive Crossrail project at Bond Street enters a new stage this summer.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.