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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Hindman holds first New York sales series

25 September 2023

Hindman will hold its first sales in New York with a series of single-owner auctions from October 18-26.

Sloane Street Auctions

New Chelsea saleroom and promotions across auction houses and galleries – the latest Movers & Shakers

20 September 2023

A round up across the art and antiques sector including Sloane Street Auctions expansion and promotions at Sworders and Fellows.


Guercino’s Moses emerges at Moretti's new Paris gallery

18 September 2023

A rediscovered 17th century painting of Moses by Italian Baroque artist Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (1591– 1666), known as il Guercino, is being offered at Moretti Fine Art of Paris in its newly opened gallery.


Picture a new way of exhibiting: Michael Hoppen moves to Holland Park

04 September 2023

Specialist who left Chelsea for a move across west London feels the existing gallery model is ‘tired’


Cost of living crisis hits PM Rishi Sunak's local antiques shop

21 August 2023

An antiques and vintage shop in the prime minister’s constituency of Richmond in North Yorkshire is set to shut its doors at Christmas.


Lily Antiques moves to new showroom in Cirencester

07 August 2023

Former kennels at the site of AS Fairs’ new three-day event in Gloucestershire now house a dealership

The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair

Tribal art finds home at Battersea Decorative

10 July 2023

Tribal Art London (TAL) is to take place in person this autumn thanks to the organisers of The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair stepping in with a venue.


Antiques on High empire extends now to Harrogate

10 July 2023

An antiques centre which has been a fixture in Harrogate for many years is the latest acquisition by Antiques on High’s Vincent Page and his partner Lesley White.

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Hansons in Herts: its sixth saleroom opens

03 July 2023

Auction house Hansons has opened its sixth saleroom, this time in Hertfordshire.

Harper Field

New auction premises in Derbyshire and Gloucestershire and new hires - a round-up of the latest art and antiques moves

20 June 2023

Harper Field and Bamfords’ new salerooms are among the recent updates.


BADA looks to sell Old Street investment as demand for office space falls

19 June 2023

The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) is weighing up selling its investment property in London.

Harper Field

Auction house Harper Field creates a fresh feel

19 June 2023

The team at the freshly re-branded Harper Field were in fine form for the opening of its brand new saleroom earlier this month.

Bamfords’ James Lewis

Bigger and better at Bamfords' new Derby saleroom

19 June 2023

Bamfords celebrated its move into its new premises in Spondon, Derbyshire, earlier this month with a party ahead of a busy week of auctions.

Harper Field

Stroud Auctions rebrands to Harper Field and relocates

12 June 2023

Stroud Auctions has completed its rebrand and relocation and is now called Harper Field Auctioneers & Valuers.

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Sotheby’s to move to ‘museum mile’ in New York

02 June 2023

Sotheby’s New York will move its headquarters to the Breuer building, currently occupied by The Frick Collection.

Directors of Adrian Alan

Hires, promotions and relocations – the latest art and antiques news

31 May 2023

From a new boss of Christie’s Asia to a Brighton antiques gallery move, here is a round up of auction house and dealer updates from around the world.

Directors of Adrian Alan

Adrian Alan moves antiques gallery to Brighton

29 May 2023

Adrian Alan, a specialist in 19th century French furniture and objects, has left London for more spacious premises in Brighton.


Galloway closes Dover Street gallery space

01 May 2023

Asian art specialist Francesca Galloway has left her Dover Street, London, premises of 16 years as she considers new directions for the business and other interests.

Rufus Bird

Mallett makes a comeback at Gurr Johns

24 April 2023

Historic dealership Mallett has been relaunched with furniture specialist Rufus Bird to lead the firm.