Silverwoods of Lancashire

Silverwoods is one of the most popular and vibrant Auction Houses in the North of England, holding Fine Art and Antiques auctions with internet bidding, weekly sales of hundreds of antiques and collectables, bimonthly Rural Bygones auctions and specialist collection sales.  Selling at auction is one of the best, and easiest, ways to turn antiques and collectables into maximum profit – so do browse the website and get in touch with us to find out how we can help you.

Important News

Due to increasing coronavirus restrictions in Lancashire we have come to the conclusion we cannot safely conduct 'live' auctions and the gathering of customers which that involves.  We will be announcing a new programme of online 'timed' auctions from November onwards. Please note the following:

  • Valuation and Appraisal of objects will now be by appointment but on any weekday (Call 01200 423322 to do so)
  • All objects accepted for sale will be entered in the Fine Art & Antiques catalogue for the timed online auction beginning on the 18th November.
  • Please see our new policies regarding appraisal, valuation and selection of objects for auction. here

November & December Fine Art & Antiques Sales

We are delighted to announce that we have moved to a programme of 'timed' online sales; that for the time being will replace 'live' gathering auctions.  Sadly live sales are not possible during the coronavirus restrictions. The November online sale will be as follows:

 Catalogue closed and placed to view online

 from Weds 11th November

Auction and bids close Sunday 22nd November

If you have items you would like to submit for this sale  our professional team are  here to assist you. Just call Silverwoods on 01200 423322 and  make an appointment for valuation and appraisal of objects on any weekday. 

Architectural Salvage, Rural & Domestic Bygones Auctions

Unique to Silverwoods popular our Rural & Domestic Bygones will now include architectural salvage and will be 'Timed' Online Sale in conjunction with the monthly sale of machinery tools and equipment.

The next sale commences at 9am on Thursday 29th October and starts to finish at 9am on Saturday 31st October in lot order

All items consigned for the next monthly auction in December should be entered a brought the the Salesroom by 18th November.  Please ring 01200 423325 to arrange appointment and download an entry form here

These auctions show a fascinating glimpse into the past and feature many unusual vintage items, curiosities, agricultural, railway, dairy, gardening antiques, architectural salvage and many collectables.

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Valuation & Appraisal

To receive an initial appraisal, you can simply email images of your items and brief description to 

Alternatively, or as a next step, make an appointment for a free private consultation with one of our team of professional valuers. 

For our solicitor clients, we also offer valuations for insurance or probate purposes. Contact our senior auctioneer, Wilf Mould on 01200 423322 for an initial consultation.


Now any weekday 9.00am to 2.00pm

Free with no obligation contact us now to make an appointment 01200 423322.  

Our Payment Policy

Silverwoods is especially proud of its fast payment policy to customers, by cheque or BACS, usually within a few days of the auction.