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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A LAWYER WRITES: Repairs can be a nasty shock at the end of a lease

18 October 2021

Tenants can be faced with a big bill for repairs if certain precautions are not taken at the end of a lease.

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Vote of confidence for St James’s with Asian art dealers moving to the area

18 October 2021

A group of Asian art dealers have committed to new spaces in St James’s.

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Stroud Auction Rooms moves to new saleroom and changes name to Harper Field

04 October 2021

Stroud Auction Rooms is to rebrand and move to a new purpose-built saleroom.

Bonhams Paris

Bonhams to open saleroom in Paris as Sotheby’s expands wine sales in France

22 September 2021

Auction house Bonhams is to open its first dedicated saleroom in Europe this month.

Madison Avenue

Stanley Gibbons starts bankruptcy process for subsidiary Mallett after New York lease dispute

21 September 2021

Stamp and coin dealership Stanley Gibbons Group has begun a Chapter 11 process in the United States for its US subsidiary Mallett Inc.

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Jewellery: Koopman Rare Art grows its presence with the arrival of two ex-Sotheby’s specialists

20 September 2021

After settling in to its new showroom in the West End, Koopman Rare Art has expanded its jewellery department.

Potburys

Potburys closes auction arm

13 September 2021

After 50 years of trading, Potburys Auctions in Sidmouth, Devon will close with the last sale scheduled for September 21.

ATG letter: Well done to Simon Franses

13 September 2021

I know absolutely nothing about renting business premises, but how gratifying to see Simon Franses, (News, ATG 2507), and his legal team beating down the greedy landlords of London’s West End and getting his rents reduced by 50%.

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Design thrives in London with new shop openings in Notting Hill and Fulham Road

06 September 2021

Demand for quality 20th century design is thriving in London with two galleries expanding their operations in the capital.

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We need a St James’s association, says Jermyn Street dealer Franses

30 August 2021

Plans for a new association to protect the interests of art and antiques dealers in St James’s in central London are under way after textile dealer S Franses succeeded in winning the costs of its recent high court case.

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Textile dealer victorious again: costs of court case to be paid by landlord

26 August 2021

Following a long running legal dispute between textile dealer S Franses in Jermyn Street, London and its landlord, Capitaland, presiding Judge Parfitt ordered the landlord to pay the costs of the case.

Richard Winterton

Richard Winterton Auctioneers expands with Tamworth site

23 August 2021

Richard Winterton Auctioneers is expanding in Staffordshire with the opening of a new saleroom in Tamworth this autumn.

Art House

New gallery hub and art fair come to former New York department store

17 August 2021

A former department store on Madison Avenue, New York, is to become a new home for art dealers.

Stanley Gibbons

Stanley Gibbons hit by pandemic but hopeful for improved trading in revamped shop

11 August 2021

Stamp and coins dealership Stanley Gibbons reported its full year results highlighting the impact the pandemic had on sales.

Portobello Road

Kensington and Chelsea council calls for feedback on new proposals for Portobello Road Market

07 August 2021

Antiques dealers, market traders, local businesses, residents and visitors are invited to give feedback on more than 50 proposals to improve visiting and trading at markets in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea including Portobello Road market.

Christies Hong Kong saleroom The Henderson

Christie's to open permanent saleroom in Hong Kong

03 August 2021

Christie’s is to step up its operations in the Far East with its first permanent saleroom and gallery space in Hong Kong.

Portobello Road area flooding

Portobello dealers ‘left reeling’ as flood hits shops and arcades

19 July 2021

Portobello Road dealers are cleaning up after “a month of rain in 90 minutes” flooded homes and businesses in the area last week.

Eric Knowles

Antiques Roadshow specialist Eric Knowles turns dealer at new Kent emporium

05 July 2021

Decorative arts specialist Eric Knowles has become a dealer and teamed up with others in the trade to launch a new emporium in Kent.

Koopman Rare Art

Silver dealer Koopman confident about move

05 July 2021

Koopman Rare Art has moved to Mayfair after more than 50 years in the London Silver Vaults on Chancery Lane.

Corn Exchange in Tunbridge Wells

Eric Knowles and Charles Hanson team up for Kent valuation day

03 July 2021

Specialist Eric Knowles and auctioneer Charles Hanson will be taking part in a valuation day in Tunbridge Wells to raise money for charity.

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