Downham Market | Auction Rooms


Upcoming Auctions

The Hawkins name is synonymous with auctions, Charles Hawkins having held his first auction in Downham Market, Norfolk over 170 years ago.

We continue with the family business holding regular auctions throughout the year at our historic Downham Market Auction Rooms based in West Norfolk selling live on-line via 


We are also specialist auctioneers of farm machinery, plant and equipment conducting sales either on the farm, business site or remove items to one of our regular collective machinery sales with the ability to sell live online via & 

Our sale categories include:-

Antique Furniture, Good Quality Retro & Modern Furniture, Watercolours, Oils, Prints, China, Glass, Clocks & Watches, Silver, Jewellery, Objets de Vertus, Rugs, Wines & Spirits, Textiles, Toys, Sporting Goods, Taxidermy, Fishing, Garden Statues, Architectural, Bronzes, Metalware, Books, Lighting, etc.

Viewing Times

Please note that viewing times for our regular auctions at the Downham Market Auction Rooms  are every Saturday and Tuesday before each sale : 

  • Saturday - 10am to 1pm 

  • Tuesday - midday to 6pm

  • Wednesday - 8am to 10am 

Please note that on sale days we are not able to provide parking but there is parking within 5 minutes walk on Paradise Road 

To make a valuation appointment or to arrange entry of goods, please contact us on 01366 387180 or 

We are not able to accept consignment of goods on the week of a sale, so please ensure you arrange any consignments outside of this time.


This sale includes: outside lots, from garden statues, garden furniture, mowers, workshop tools garden tools and equipment plus collectables 

No internet! We are going old school!

Spring Clearance Auction

Saturday 22 February| 10 am 

The Wright Collection: is a private collection of vintage cameras ranging Victorian to modern day cameras  

Selling on-line from 12 noon


 Saturday 22 February  10 am - 1 pm 

Monday 24 February 8 am - 12 noon

Vintage Cameras & Lenses

Monday 24 February| 12 noon

The is to be held at Steve Cato Classic Cars  & Restorations

Tottenhill Retail Park


King's Lynn

PE33 0RL 

Selling on-line from 12 noon


Friday 28 February  12 noon - 6pm 

Saturday 29 February 8 am - 12 noon

Military Vehicles Militaria & Automobilia

Saturday 29 February| 12 noon

This sale includes: Antiques; collectables; artworks; pictures; good quality modern furniture; watches; jewelry; gold and silver; vehicles & more


Entries: 24-28 February

Antiques & Collectables

Wednesday 11 March| 9.30am

ENTRIES invited BY: 21 February

This usually includes: hunting, shooting and fishing equipment - saddles & bridles; shotguns; cabinets; clay traps; game keeping equipment; fishing rods; lures and flies; tackle boxes; artwork; sculptures and taxidermy 

Sporting Goods & Memorabilia Sale

Hunting | Shooting | Fishing

Friday  13 March