Latest news from Cheffins

Read all the latest news, business updates, announcements and press releases from Cheffins.

Cheffins announces new strategic framework

January 2017

Cheffins has announced a new corporate framework in order to accelerate its growth within the markets in which it operates building upon its 192 year legacy. The firm will be intensifying its focus on the estate agency, rural consultancy, commercial property and machinery sectors, where it will be positioned for long-term leadership, ensuring the firm retains its status as a key player within these spheres.

Cambridge Machinery Sales Report

December 2016

Director Bill Pepper reviews the last machinery sale of the year

Negotiator of the Year

December 2016

Cheffins' Associate, Jo Nash, has won the Negotiator of the Year award at the Cambridge Property Awards in a glittering ceremony at Ely Cathedral on the 15th December.

All in a year's work

December 2016

Jeremy Curzon of the Vintage Machinery team at Cheffins reviews sales during 2016

Investment properties achieve strong prices at Cheffins' property auction

December 2016

Over £1.65m worth of property sales were achieved at Cheffins' December auction across 13 lots, with a sale rate over 77 per cent.

Cheffins last on site sale of the year heaps high returns

December 2016

Cheffins hosted one of the most successful on site auctions of the year at Seventh Drove Farm, Little Downham, near Ely.

Cheffins Fine Art sale ignites market with stellar prices across the board

December 2016

£70,000 paid for diamond tiara with Princess Diana connections; Collection of antiques icon, Eila Grahame, makes over £577,000; Sale total over £1.4m

Bristol Machinery Sale Report

November 2016

Cheffins Machinery Auctioneers sold over £187,000 worth of machinery at its annual Bristol Sale on Wednesday 23rd November. On the day 30 tractors were sold alongside 130 spares, balers, cultivators and other RTV items.

Local Plan for East Cambridgeshire Released

November 2016

The draft of the East Cambridgeshire Local Plan has just been published and is to be presented to Full Council on 16 November.

Local Plan for East Cambridgeshire Released

November 2016

The draft of the East Cambridgeshire Local Plan has just been published and is to be presented to Full Council on 16 November.

Second-hand machinery sales total £3.5m at November sale

November 2016

Cheffins latest Machinery Auction saw the highest grossing sale of second-hand machinery on 7th November with sales totalling £3.5m at the saleground in Sutton, Cambridgeshire. This is an uplift of sales of over £1m compared with November 2015.

Cheffins to host Fine Art sale preview in aid of The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

November 2016

The preview will allow visitors to view some of the rare art, antiques and furniture which will be auctioned off in the Cheffins Fine Art Sale on 30th November and 1st December

Rural Business & Planning Clinic

October 2016

Complimentary professional advice from our rural professional and planning teams

October Fine Art Auction Highlights

October 2016

Art & Design from 1860 - 6th October 2016

Over £1million Worth Of Vintage Collectors' Items Sold At Auction

October 2016

Extremely rare vintage tractor, Holt 75, makes £62,000; four inch scale model steam engine achieves £12,500; over £237,000 spent on four steam engines; Harley Davidson with side-car makes £13,000

Strong prices achieved at Cheffins October Machinery Sale

October 2016

Prices are holding up in the second-hand machinery market with a bias towards export trade following Brexit. A handful of machines however were not sold due to high reserves and vendors are urged to be 'realistic' about expectations.

H Sanders & Son On Site Sale Report

October 2016

Trade remains strong at the sale for H Sanders and Son in Waterbeach near Cambridge on Wednesday 5th October.

October Vintage Tractor Highlights

October 2016

Bumper sale with over 140 vintage and classic tractors

Art and Design from 1860

September 2016

Dale Chihuly glass Persian series sculpture comes to auction

Rare Collectors' Items Expected To Fetch Thousands At Auction

September 2016

Available at the Cheffins Vintage Auction: one of the world's rarest vintage tractors; collection of four steam engines; 1907 Rover 6 classic car: Harley Davidson outfit

J Lanyon and Son; Sale report from Oliver Godfrey

September 2016

Two low houred, high horsepower Case tractors were keenly sought after at the recent farm dispersal auction for J Lanyon and Son, handled by Cheffins Auctioneers, on Tuesday 20th September.

International interest at The Fine Art Sale

September 2016

The September Fine Art sale attracted worldwide interest

World’s largest monthly agricultural machinery auction celebrates 20 years at Sutton sale ground

September 2016

Cheffins, which conducts the largest monthly sale of tractors and agricultural machinery in the world, is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the Sutton sale ground in Cambridgeshire with a landmark auction on the 5th September.

The Fine Art Sale - Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th September

August 2016

Cheffins September Fine Art sale will include a pencil drawing by Sir Alfred Munnings, PRA of General Jack Seely's war horse Warrior, who survived four years on the Western Front.

Planning & Development

August 2016

Cheffins boost Planning & Development team with key strategic hire. Cheffins is increasing its profile within the Planning and Development industry across the Cambridgeshire region with the appointment of Jon Jennings as Departmental Director. Led by Ian Smith, Cheffins' Planning and Development team has gone from strength to strength with a number of significant projects in recent months.

Classic Tractors achieve record prices at Cheffins Harrogate Sale

August 2016

Some of the UK’s finest classic machinery, including tractors and commercial vehicles, fetched an impressive sum when they went under the hammer on Saturday at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

John Bell (1811-1895) Sculpture Discovered

August 2016

John Bell’s (1811-1895), lost marble figure of ‘Armed Science’, commissioned in 1853 by Robert Adair, Lord Waveney, for his home Flixton Hall in Suffolk has been discovered by Cheffins Fine Art experts in the garden of a Suffolk farm house and will be auctioned in The Fine Art sale on 7th & 8th September 2016.

Victorian villa hits the market for the first time in over 109 years through Cheffins Auctioneers

August 2016

A smart Victorian villa in Warboys, Huntingdon, will hit the open market for the first time in over 109 years at the next Cheffins property auction.

Cheffins launches exclusive new development, The Spinning Wheel, Sturmer

August 2016

East Anglian estate agent, Cheffins, has just launched The Spinning Wheel, an exclusive development of two, three and four bedroom homes in Sturmer, near Haverhill.

Sale of significant office investment building on behalf of Local Authority in Hertfordshire

July 2016

Cheffins has recently acquired Centre 3, Wilbury Way, an office investment building in Hitchin on behalf of Huntingdonshire District Council which is expanding its investment property portfolio. The building was sold on behalf of Prime Estates Ltd, by Bidwells in Cambridge.