Premises and Property

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

Pimlico Rd

Dealer Humphrey-Carrasco reviews future on Pimlico Road after court case disappointment

14 November 2017

A Pimlico Road antiques dealer is considering leaving the road after two decades following a court case over the redevelopment of a timber yard in the area.

Sunbury to run Kempton and Sandown Park antiques fairs

13 November 2017

Events to be held in tandem as IACF drops Surrey venue to focus elsewhere.


Moving in the right direction: thinking about premises

06 November 2017

Dealers often find themselves adapting and it isn’t just taste, fashion and buyers that change. Expiring leases, life changes and new opportunities mean that they are often on the move. Here, ATG takes a look at some of the dealers that have recently taken up new premises (or are planning to do so) around the UK and beyond.

Pimlico Rd

High Court judge backs decision to redevelop Pimlico Road galleries

03 November 2017

A review by a High Court judge has backed the plans for the Pimlico Road galleries redevelopment.


High Court judicial review begins into Pimlico Road galleries redevelopment

31 October 2017

A review by a High Court judge into the go-ahead for the redevelopment of a Victorian timber yard in Pimlico Road will begin today in London.


New premises for auctioneer that sold John Lennon’s glasses

16 October 2017

A Warrington auction house has moved into new premises as a first step towards expansion.


Olympia fair welcomes venue redevelopment

16 October 2017

Clarion Events has welcomed the news that the Olympia exhibition site is to be redeveloped.


Peacock puts on a fine display

16 October 2017

Huge new auction centre ready to launch on the edge of Bedford includes five salerooms...

Cromwell place

Cromwell Place arts hub releases membership details for galleries and art professionals

09 October 2017

Cromwell Place, the arts hub under development in South Kensington, has opened applications for membership.

Lyndsey Ingram

Post-war print dealer Lyndsey Ingram to open new Mayfair gallery

09 October 2017

Modern prints and works on paper dealer Lyndsey Ingram is to open her first official gallery space in Mayfair.

Malthouse antiques in Dorking

Malthouse opens new shop and looks to the future in Dorking

06 October 2017

Dorking antiques shop Malthouse has moved after more than 25 years.


Colnaghi hires Metropolitan Museum of Art curator to run new Manhattan gallery

27 September 2017

Old master dealership Colnaghi is to open a gallery in New York and will expand into ancient art with the hiring of a new director from The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ruby necklace

Jewellery dealer SJ Phillips to offer collection at Sotheby’s after downsizing London home

21 September 2017

Jewellery dealer SJ Phillips is to sell a selection of its wares at a Sotheby’s auction after it downsized to new premises in Mayfair earlier this year.


Heritage makes capital gains with purchase of London Coin Galleries

18 September 2017

Texas auction house Heritage Auctions has opened in the Shepherd Market area of London’s Mayfair after taking over dealership London Coin Galleries.


Stanley Gibbons gives up on Pall Mall space

18 September 2017

Less than six months after holding its first auction in its Pall Mall home, Stanley Gibbons’ The Fine Art Auction Group (TEFAAG) has left the central London premises and is in the process of selling the lease.


Cromwell Place hub in discussions with top museums

11 September 2017

The new art hub at Cromwell Place plans to host exhibitions by international museums, release specially developed technology for art-world professionals and provide flexible working spaces and art storage, it was revealed last week.

S Franses

Tapestry gallery S Franses appeals to Supreme Court to stay in London home

05 September 2017

Antique textile and tapestry specialist S Franses is taking its fight to stay in its St James’s gallery to the UK Supreme Court.

Preston Benson

Kensington’s Cromwell Place gallery hub hires managing director to lead project

17 August 2017

The proposed Kensington gallery hub of Cromwell Place has hired a managing director to lead the project and attract tenants.

Glynde Place

Grade I-listed Elizabethan manor wins Sotheby’s-sponsored restoration award

15 August 2017

Glynde Place in East Sussex has won the 2017 Historic Houses Association Restoration Award, sponsored by auction firm Sotheby’s.

ATG letter: Plea to save Poole Pottery studio

14 August 2017

MADAM – I don’t know if your readers are aware but the future of Poole Pottery Studio in Poole is in danger as the lease is up on the building in which it operates.