Covid 19 Auction Update.

Livestock Market

Whilst in Tier 4 we will be following the rules below. Please help keep us open by following them.

1.The Drop and Go policy will be in effect. Please pull up, drop your stock off leaving any instructions with the auctioneers and leave the market site.

2.The wearing of facemasks throughout the market site is compulsory for all attendees, along with complying to the 2m social distancing at all times.

3.The canteen will be open for takeaway only.

4.Only 1 person per business allowed on site.

We are again looking to provide a safe environment for you to sell your stock in at a good advantage but the booking in of your stock is more important than ever to allow us to inform buyers.

For more information please speak to Steven or Graham Ellis

Saturday Deadstock Markets.

Due to Colchester being placed into Tier 4 we have closed our Saturday Deadstock Market until further notice. Please keep an eye on the website, Instagram Facebook for updates.

Please ensure that if you are attending you bring and wear a mask, Maintain social distancing and maintain no more than 2 customers in the office at one time. Mask wearing is compulsory when in the office and if you cannot maintain a 2m gap when outside.

 

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35 CATTLE  sold to a very competitive trade for the cattle on offer and more could easily have been sold to satisfy the current demand.  British Blue X steers 246.5, 236.5pkg, British Blue X heifers 238.5pkg, Limousin X steers 238.5, 237.5, 229.5pkg, Limousin X heifers 253.5, 248.5, 245.5, 239.5, 238.5pkg, Blonde Aquitaine steers 246.5pkg.  Limousin X steers sold to £1,665 from R Lock, £1,613, £1,535, £1,530 from J V Styles & Son.  Limousin X heifers sold to £1,500 from D J Black, £1,450, £1,436 from J V Styles & Son.  Simmental X heifer sold to £1,354 from R Lock, British Blue X steer sold to £1,463 from P Byam, Blonde Aquitaine X steer sold to £1,375 from L Byam.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE
COLCHESTER LIVESTOCK AND GENERAL AUCTION MARKETS

Livestock Market
The Market is continuing to operate under adjusted procedures. All vendors and buyers are required to wear a mask in the Office, Sales Ring and penning areas at all times. Please bring a mask with you or pick one up from the office.

Our Livestock Market dates back to 1900 and we are immensely proud to be the only weekly Livestock Auction in operation in East Anglia. Our weekly auction, held on a Tuesday, provides clients with the opportunity to source primestock from farmers located in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Cattle and sheep are purchased by butchers, wholesalers and other buyers who appreciate the quality primestock, efficient service and bustling atmosphere that the Stanfords Weekly Livestock Market provides.

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Please ensure your stock is accompanied by all the correct paperwork and all animals are correctly tagged.

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PROTECTION SCHEME

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Who's who

Graham Ellis FRICS FAAV FLAA

Graham succeeded his father and grandfather as Partner in the surveying practice which today has become Stanfords. Graham works in all areas of agricultural and rural property advice together with auctioneering every week. Particular areas of expertise include advising on planning and family matters as well as detailed livestock farming matters.

Tel: 01206 842156
Mob: 07798 643534

[email protected]

Secretary

Tel: 01206 842156

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Tim Brassington MRICS FAAV FLAA

Tim’s experience is in all types of auctioneering coupled with practical agricultural advice relating to helping with support payment schemes and compensation issues. Tim provides general agricultural professional advice, often in regards to compulsory purchase and agricultural land management.

Tel: 01206 842156
Mob: 07850 253601

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Steven Ellis BA (Hons)

Steven is the 4th generation of his family to join the Stanfords partnership following his in the footsteps of his Father, Grand and Great Grandfather. Steven is responsible for the running of the Auctions, and the day to day business operations as well as dealing with the firm’s IT and Accounts. Steven joined the partnership in April 2019.

Tel: 01206 842156
Mob: 07446 100931

[email protected]

LIVESTOCK ENQUIRIES

Market: 01206 842156 [email protected]

OPENING TIMES

Tuesday 7am onwards Sale: 11am onwards

Covid 19 Auction Update.

Saturday Country Market

Closed until further notice

Saturday Market Rules

1. All buyers must register with the office before purchasing goods.
2. Masks must be worn in the office and any building as well as outside if 2 meters social distancing cannot be maintained.
3. No goods shall be collected until they have been paid for with a receipt produced to a member of staff upon request.
4. Social distancing must be maintained at all times and please respect your fellow patrons and our staff’s space. Customers consistently flouting this will be asked to leave the site.

Our Saturday Auctions are a hive of activity with a great mix of regulars and new faces each week. Whether you’re simply coming to browse or you’re selling some of your own possessions, we’re sure you’ll enjoy the energetic, friendly atmosphere and the excitement of the auction. With a varied range including deadstock, produce and small animal sales our Saturday Market could see you bidding for anything from a lawnmower to a rabbit or a wardrobe to a guinea pig. With over 1000 lots going under the hammer each week you can be sure you’re likely to find what you’re looking for – and lots of other great things you weren’t looking for too! Our local traders are available each week to offer you fresh meats, vegetables, fruits and other exceptional produce, adding to the true Country Market atmosphere.

Country Market Auction

For a fun and vibrant atmosphere that you won’t find replicated elsewhere come and enjoy our Saturday Country Market Auction. You won’t believe the variety of items available! Jewelry, bikes, tools, lawnmowers, plants, antiques and more… You can even purchase fresh produce from our regular local food traders and master butcher.

Commission Rates

PROTECTION SCHEME

Stanfords also ensure your money is protected through the RICS client money protection scheme.

Find Out More

Who's who

Steven Ellis BA (Hons)

Steven is the 4th generation of his family to join the Stanfords partnership following his in the footsteps of his Father, Grand and Great Grandfather. Steven is responsible for the running of the Auctions, and the day to day business operations as well as dealing with the firm’s IT and Accounts. Steven joined the partnership in April 2019.

Tel: 01206 842156
Mob: 07446 100931

[email protected]

AUCTION ENQUIRIES

01206 842156 [email protected]

OPENING TIMES

Country Market Auction Goods Accepted Thurs 8am – 3pm Fri 8am – 3pm Sat 7am – 8am By arrangement only