LiveBid – attend the auction even when you can’t be here
Please note that at the current time, Only our Monday auction is set up - for FULL online access. However if you have genuine interest in a particular car, but cannot make the sale, please give a member of our team a call, and we can ensure Live Bid is enabled, Just for you...#CarAuctionsMadeEasy.
We understand there are times when you’re simply too busy to attend the auction. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still bid and buy the cars you want.
Our great new LiveBid system lets you log on from anywhere with an internet connection. You can then see and hear the auction broadcast live on your mobile, tablet, laptop or PC, and bid on selected vehicles as if you were standing in the auction hall itself.
How does it work?
It’s simple! First, register as a LiveBid user by completing our short registration form here.
Next, log in and you’re ready to go.
We aim to make your auction experience as easy as possible. To help, you can view the LiveBid vehicles online. We will upload the vehicle details, a selection of images, plus our own inspection report.
Remember, this report is a guide only and will include any obvious issues that we have identified. If you’d like a close up view of the vehicle, you can attend our Tuesday and Thursday viewing periods, between 1pm and 4pm.
Alternatively, for a more detailed and in-depth assessment of the car, call us on 01636 671167 – we’ll be happy to give you a personal appraisal.
Once you’ve logged on and you’re connected to LiveBid, you’ll be able to watch the auction live. You’ll see the cars as they appear in the auction hall, and you’ll hear our auctioneer too.
Many of our auctions feature the LiveBid system. Not all vehicles in every auction will available to bid and buy using the LiveBid. However, those cars which are available will be clearly identified, giving you plenty of time to prepare your bid. LiveBid is available at the following auctions:
- Our weekly Monday Late Plate Auction features 50 Vehicles 2009 Newer, and sub 80k Miles. All of these vehicles will be offered on our LiveBid system.
- The 3rd Tuesday of every month features our Advantage Finance sale. A selection of hand-picked vehicles will be offered on our LiveBid system (Lot numbers between 1-25). These vehicles will be hand selected, premium entries.
- Our Prestige Sale takes place on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Every vehicle in this section (usually around 30) will be available on LiveBid.
- Our Thursday auction often features a selection of vehicles hand-picked for our LiveBid system.
Stay updated! We’ll keep you informed with regular emails containing information regarding our LiveBid auctions.
Once you have made your bid and been successful, a minimum 10% deposit or £100 (whichever is greater) is payable on the fall of the hammer. This deposit will be requested by us via the PayPal platform.
Please remember, your deposit MUST be paid within 10 minutes of our request, in order to secure the vehicle. Failure to do this will result in the vehicle being re-offered for sale. The remaining balance must be paid in full before your car can be taken away.
After successfully bidding for a vehicle, payment in full should be made on the night. You’re then free to take the vehicle away.
As soon as you have bought the vehicle, its responsibility immediately becomes yours. All vehicles are left on our site at the owners’ risk. This also applies to any cars left in our car park. Our car park is cleared on a weekly basis and any cars left in the car park will be disposed of, regardless of age or condition.
Storage fees apply after 7 days, at a rate of £10 per day and per night. You will avoid these charges by taking your vehicle promptly.