Premises and Property

Property news for the art and antiques industry covering relocations, property disputes and dealers and auction houses opening new premises.


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Christie’s closes Barcelona office and moves Spanish headquarters in Madrid

20 February 2021

Christie’s has closed its existing offices in Madrid and Barcelona and will now operate from a premises on Calle Serrano in Madrid, about 2km north of its previous address.

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Maas makes a move from Mayfair to St James’s

15 February 2021

The Maas Gallery, well-known specialist in Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and Modern British pictures, is moving to larger premises in St James’s.

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Chelsea Antiques Fair is to return later this year under new ownership

04 February 2021

New owners have taken over Chelsea Antiques Fair and are planning an event later this year.

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London dealers Tucker and Tozer relocate business to Wiltshire

25 January 2021

After more than 20 years operating a gallery in St James’s, central London, Asian Art dealers Jonathan Tucker and Antonia Tozer have relocated the dealership to Malmesbury, Wiltshire.

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Auctioneer puts his own name above the door after more than three decades in the same Winchester saleroom

14 January 2021

Iain Rushbrook has worked at auction houses for 42 years in total and in the saleroom at The Red House on Hyde Street in Winchester for 35 of them.

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Online sales remain the focus for art and antiques businesses under new coronavirus lockdown restrictions

05 January 2021

Auctions, shops and centres under the new coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England will be able to continue to trade online.

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Festive lights bring cheer to art and antiques shops and galleries across the country

24 December 2020

Art and antiques dealers across the country have put on their best displays of festive lights inside and outside their shops and galleries.

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Historic tableware firm Thomas Goode & Company to sell archive and historic items in Sotheby’s auction

23 December 2020

Thomas Goode & Company, the Mayfair retailer of tableware to royalty and celebrities since the 1840s, plans an auction of its archive.

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A bright new future as ‘familiar faces’ open fresh firm in Leominster

14 December 2020

A new auction firm has launched in the market town of Leominster in Herefordshire.

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News In Brief – including news of the latest signings on Cork Street, Mayfair

14 December 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of gallery openings on Cork Street in London.

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Plans remain in flux for indoor art and antiques event organisers

07 December 2020

Organisers of indoor art and antiques fairs continue to make alternative plans for the first half of next year.

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Talisman boss sets up new business in Wiltshire

07 December 2020

Wiltshire shop marks return to the spotlight for Talisman boss but in a more relaxed mood.

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King’s Road attracts new design and antiques shops

04 December 2020

A landlord on the King’s Road in Chelsea has reported a boost in interest for interior design shops including two new antiques and design firms.

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New faces and new offices at auction houses across the UK – the latest hires in the art and antiques world

26 November 2020

The latest Movers & Shakers news including at Phillips, Rogers Jones as well as a special honour for a well-known furniture dealer.

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New hires and an expanded saleroom – the latest news around the auction houses

19 November 2020

A Hampshire saleroom has expanded and there are new faces at a host of auction houses – read our latest Movers and Shakers.

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Art and antiques dealers make bold moves in London’s West End with new galleries

16 November 2020

A group of dealers have committed to new shops in London’s West End, in a clear sign the art and antiques market believes that retail in central London has a future after the coronavirus pandemic.

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Get physical: dealers pushing their physical presence despite Covid-19 crisis

02 November 2020

Although the rise of the internet during the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a number of galleries moving online, many have also decided to persist with their bricks and mortar approach. Here are two businesses building up their physical presence in the face of ongoing uncertainty.

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Devon on a particular high for antiques centre boss

26 October 2020

Vincent Page, owner of Antiques on High centres in Oxford and Sidmouth, reports that trade in both shops has been good with “a significant increase in Sidmouth, on numerous days taking more than AOH in Oxford”.

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Aston’s premises go to ‘friendly rival’ as Special Auction Services expands into the Midlands

12 October 2020

Special Auction Services is expanding into the West Midlands and has taken over the premises of toy and collectables specialist Aston’s Auctioneers & Valuers in Dudley.

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The new Roo and the latest launches for dealer premises

12 October 2020

With the UK still in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses continue to focus on online sales, but many antiques dealers also recognise the importance of physical premises. Here are five recent openings or expansions across the UK.

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