Premises and Property

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

Humphrey Carrasco

Judge to probe Pimlico Road redevelopment planning go-ahead

05 April 2017

The redevelopment of the premises of Pimlico Road antique dealers and a historic timber yard on the same site has been challenged in the courts.

Cox London

Cox London joins Pimlico Road area line-up

30 March 2017

Furniture and lighting designer Cox London has joined the line-up of interior designers around Pimlico Road.

CSK to close: industry reaction

18 March 2017

Reaction from ex-CSK specialists to the announcement that the saleroom will be closing.


Christie’s South Kensington: an ‘end of an era’ moment

18 March 2017

As the market evolves, auction rooms will inevitably come and go. But few will leave their mark like Christie’s South Kensington.

What closure of CSK means for dealers, London and the regions

18 March 2017

Much will depend on what the plan is for King Street and for the firm’s online-only sales (a growing but small fragment of the Christie’s business totalling £49.8m last year).

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Historic facade of Derbyshire antiques centre damaged after car crash

03 March 2017

A Derbyshire antiques centre has suffered damage to its façade after a car collided with it last month.


April business rates hike to hit dealers in London and Cotswolds the hardest

14 February 2017

Shop owners in London and the south of England are facing a significant increase in business rates when bills arrive in April.

Cromwell Place

Council gives green light for Kensington townhouses to become galleries

08 February 2017

Plans to create art galleries and premises for dealers in townhouses near the V&A have got the approval from Kensington and Chelsea Council.

Cromwell Place

Kensington arts hub gets backing from industry figures ahead of planning decision

03 February 2017

Plans to create art galleries and premises for dealers in townhouses near the V&A will go before Kensington and Chelsea Council next week.

Pimlico Road

Legal challenge launched to stop redevelopment of Pimlico Road galleries and historic timber yard

02 February 2017

Plans for the closure of galleries and the redevelopment of a Victorian timber yard in Pimlico Road is facing a fresh legal challenge.

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Daniel Crouch launches in New York with Burns Night celebration

29 January 2017

Daniel Crouch Rare Books opened launched its New York City premises on Wednesday with a Burns Night celebration.

Ron Turner

Swan song for Scottish Borders auction firm

27 January 2017

Scottish borders auction firm Swan & Turner will hold its final sale next month and will close the doors to its Jedburgh auction rooms in March.

Burlington Arcade

Traditional tenants of Burlington Arcade hope for a sympathetic new owner as it goes up for sale

23 January 2017

Tenants of Mayfair’s Burlington Arcade are bracing themselves for change as Britain’s oldest shopping arcade is put up for sale.

S Franses

Tapestry dealer S Franses in court to defend right to stay in St James’s gallery

19 January 2017

St James’s textile specialist S Franses is this week in court fighting for the right to stay in its gallery in central London.

Bruton Street

Jewellery dealer SJ Phillips to make Mayfair’s Bruton Street its new home

17 January 2017

Antique jewellery dealer SJ Phillips is moving out of Bond Street next month to a second floor of Bruton Street in Mayfair.

Sotheby's Geneva

Sotheby’s Geneva celebrates 40th anniversary with new saleroom and exhibition space

16 January 2017

Sotheby’s Geneva has relocated to a new office, exhibition space and saleroom in the banking quarter of the Swiss city.

Richard E Grant

Fear allayed over Sunbury Antiques Market despite Kempton Park redevelopment plan

16 January 2017

Supporters of Sunbury Antiques Market took to Twitter to vent their concerns about the future of the market in the face of Kempton Park’s proposed redevelopment.

AFE London

AFE London launches at ExCeL London

13 January 2017

Antiques For Everyone’s sister fair 'AFE London Art Antiques Interiors Fair' kicked off today at ExCeL London. More than 100 dealers have taken stands at the new event which runs until January 15. Here ATG features seven shots from around the stands.


The British Antique Dealers’ Association becomes part of the Bloomsbury set

12 January 2017

The British Antique Dealers’ Association will relocate in March to a new office in Bloomsbury with space to host events such as BADA Talks, seminars and workshops as well as council meetings.

Jaggards House

Criterion Auctioneers to expand despite Wandsworth saleroom closure

11 January 2017

London firm Criterion Auctioneers has left its Wandsworth saleroom after 13 years at the south London site following an issue with the landlord.