Downham Market | Auction Rooms

The Hawkins name is synonymous with auctions, Charles Hawkins having held his first auction in Downham Market, Norfolk over 170 year ago. Marcus, now the sixth generation auctioneer and surveyor, continues 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 classic cars, farm machinery, plant assets and equipment conducting sales either on the farm, business premises or remove items to one of our regular collective sales with the ability to sell live online via & 

Commencing from Saturday 3rd September 2022 in association with Rob George, Barry L Hawkins will be hosting their first of 5 annual Classic Car Auctions with two Classic Vehicle Events held in the Summer months. These events alongside the auctions will incorporate an area for visitors to display their classic vehicles at a discounted price with trade stands promoting local and regional classic vehicle services and other car care vendors, street food and live music.   


Upcoming Auctions







Ends from 15 Aug 2022 10:00 BST 

Ends 15 August 2022 | 10am





 31 Aug 2022 10:00 BST

31 August 2022 | 10am

Coming Soon

Classic Car Auction


Classic Vehicle Event

Saturday 3rd September 2022
Stradsett Hall, Stradsett, King's Lyn, Norfolk, PE33 9HA

Consignments to date include: 

1973 Jaguar E Type SIII V12 Coupe; 1950's Morris Minor Split screen; 1972 Triumph TR6; 1971 MGB Roadster; Jaguar XK120 FHC (project); Two 1970’s Mercedes 280SL Pagodas (projects); Two 1940’s Wolseley 14 Saloons; 2003 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Spec C Protype; 1966 Sunbeam MkV GT Alpine; Ford Cosworth; 1933 Essex Terraplane; 1930’s Vauxhall 25 ; 1999 Quantum H4 Convertible; 1920's Ruggles Truck; Land Rover Series 1 MkII; Mk3 Toyota Hilux; Austin Healey 3000 Mk3; Leyland DAF ex-MOD truck;  1953 Ford Prefect; Ford Model B; Ferrari 365; Ford Sierra Cosworth

3 September 2022 | 12 noon