Auctions, Valuations and FAQs

Updated: 2 December 2020.

When will you be open to the public again?
From Wednesday 2 December, our Leyburn office and salerooms will be open as will the Café, Bistro and Galleries. Our Harrogate and London offices will also both reopen as normal. Our office hours are here.

Will you be open for valuations and consignments?
Yes we will be offering valuations for auction and taking in consignments by appointment. Please contact us to make an appointment.

Can I view and attend and auction?
You will be able to view and attend all auctions from 2 December onwards and there is no need to make an appointment. Please see the Auctions calendar for the specific dates and times.

How can I participate in an auction?
You can attend the auction in person or continue to bid with us live online with internet bidding. You are also able to submit an absentee bid and in some cases, telephone bidding may be available. For more details please see Buying at Tennants.

Am I able to consign an item(s) for a future sale?
Please contact us to discuss you requirements.

Are you carrying out professional valuations?
Yes. If you require a written valuation for Probate, Insurance or Family Division, please contact jeremy.pattison@tennants-ltd.co.uk

I have bought an item in one of your auctions, how can I pay?
All payments can be made online or via bank transfer. We are not able to take cash payments at this time.

Can I collect items I have won in previous sales?
Yes – collections continue to be offered by appointment, please contact us to make an appointment.

We provide an inhouse shipping service for certain items or alternatively, our preferred carriers can collect and deliver on your behalf:

Bradley's Antique Packing Services Ltd 
Email: info@antiquepacking.co.uk
Telephone: 01325 281332 or 07968 941588

Mail Boxes Etc 
Email: info@mbeleedscity.co.uk
Telephone: 0113 242 8715

How can I keep updated with changes to your auctions and operations?
Please sign up to receive updates (scroll to the bottom of the page).

Are the café / bistro / galleries open?
The café, bistro and galleries are open from Wednesday 2 December. Booking is strongly advised. 
Please visit The Garden Rooms website for further information http://tennantsgardenrooms.com/

A copy of our latest Risk Assessment can be viewed here