Gilbert Baitson LLP have held regular auctions since 1935 and, as you can imagine, have sold a wide and varied range of lots. We have held over 7500 auction sales during this period and naturally, therefore, have acquired a substantial knowledge of what items may realise when sold by public auction.

At our auction rooms in Anlaby Road, Hull, we not only conduct weekly auctions of General Household effects, but also hold specialised auctions (as listed below), either on site or in our own auction rooms.

  • Antique and Collectables
  • Collectable Toys
  • Joinery and Engineering
  • Catering and Medical
  • Plant and Machinery
  • Motor Vehicles

Many of our Auction Sales will now be held live On-Line via or, this will enable prospective purchasers to view and bid from images. We have now conducted  online live auction sales proving highly successful for both sellers and buyers from the UK and further afield.

Due to this success, increase of prices and the popularity of the on line auctions, all of our auctions will now be on line with or The

Unfortunately this does incur extra expenses. So as from our next auction on March 6th 2013 we will be charging £2.00 Inc. VAT lotting fee for sold and unsold lots.

Vendors Commission rates will remain the same. minimum commission will no longer be charged,

Buyers Premium will remain the same 15% in the room, 18% Online Plus VAT at 20%

We have three operational auction rooms, thus enabling us to accommodate any manner of goods to be offered for auction. We take instructions from Insolvency Practitioners, Liquidators, Company Directors, Solicitors, Insurance Companies, Loss Adjusters, Finance Companies, Local PLCs, Local Authorities, Private and National Health Services and last, but not least, the General Public.

Our auctions are advertised in the local and national press, auction publications, specific trade journals, direct mail shots and on our web site, Wwere you can  join our mailing list and be kept up to date with what auctions we have..


We offer a valuation service for private individuals who bring their items to our auction rooms or, alternatively, we can make domiciliary visits to offer advice on either full or partial clearances.

We also provide this service to Company Directors and Insolvency Practitioners for the purpose of pre and post liquidation asset valuations and assets disposal.



The excitement of the occasion has long been an attraction to sell and buy at public auctions, as well as the knowledge that on the fall of the hammer, a contract is secured. Auctions are an excellent way to buy and sell many assets, goods and chattels and a well run and conducted auction is a fast and efficient method of turning unwanted and redundant belongings into cash.

There’s nothing quite like a day in the saleroom!