September Auctions Highlights

Here at Clive Emson Auctioneers, we often get properties that don’t match the norm, but these are usually on land, not this time! At our Hampshire and Isle of Wight auction on 13 September a Napoleonic Fort will be going to auction, yes you read that correctly, a Napoleonic Fort constructed in the 1860s will … Continue reading

Competition Time

With the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, we thought our wall chart would help you keep track of progress during the competition. Eddie Jones has chosen his England squad to head out to Japan and the warm up games are already underway. Will this crop of players be able to repeat that of … Continue reading

July Auctions Roundup

Our five days of auctions in July across the south of England produced some amazing results for sellers and fantastic buys for those winning bidders. In total, 70% of the lots sold and £19 million was achieved, a great result for all those involved! Here are some of the diverse properties that were sold…           Time … Continue reading

July Auctions – Commercial Property Highlights

Here at Clive Emson, we auction all types of properties and land, from converted barns to urban apartments, blocks of garages to acres of woodland. One particular area we specialise in is commercial properties and we’ve got some absolute gems at our July auctions, here we’ve picked out three highlights!     Tea time in the countryside … Continue reading

‘Everybody Loves Raymond!’

No, we are not talking about the American sitcom television series created by Philip Rosenthal which had 9 seasons, but a detached bungalow situated on the south side of the City of Canterbury. Raymond Avenue lies off Puckle Lane and is in need of total refurbishment, although it has planning permission for the erection of … Continue reading

In the ‘Core’ of the Village

On a summers evening you could enjoy sitting in the local pub, watching cricket on the green and then meander back to Apple Tree Cottage to enjoy the views over farmland to the rear. It is a detached property situated in the popular village of Boughton Aluph, which lies a few miles north of Ashford … Continue reading

Education, Education, Education!

Its often said that the English language is all about learning you’re A, B & C’s, whilst minding your P’s & Q’s! Auctioneer Kevin Gilbert has progressed a little further putting various letters together to form some of his favourite words…’going, going, gone!’. The sellers of the former St Christopher’s School in Canterbury are hoping … Continue reading

Who Will Register for House?

Lot 9 is a three bedroom mid terrace house in Coninsgby Gardens, Chingford, E4, which is to be offered freehold with vacant possession by auction on Monday 22 July, having been rented out for many years.  ‘Ching’ is a word we associate when we hear the sound of an old style cash register ringing up … Continue reading

Celebrities Abound at Last Weeks Charity Auctions

The last two days of last week were rather glowing with stardust in one way or another.  On Thursday afternoon I drove to Birmingham Town Hall for a Charity Auction as part of a glittering Gala Dinner on behalf of Baby Lifeline – The Mother and Baby Charity.  The seasoned Radio and TV broadcaster Nick … Continue reading

June Auctions Update

It’s been another great month for buyers and sellers at our auctions across the South East. There were many big sales at our five auctions, here we highlight a few from our Kent and South East London auction that took place at the Clive Emson Conference Centre in Maidstone on 12 June… We’ll drink to … Continue reading