In Person

All lots are to be sold online and you must pre-register at - Weekly On-Line Auctions every Tuesday 10 AM Start.

We have bidding terminals on-site so if you wish to view and place a bid whilst on our site Adam Hewitt staff will be pleased to help you.

Absentee and Telephone Bidding

Once registered as a buyer at Adam Hewitt Limited on occasions when you cannot get to your computer or via your smartphone we would be happy taking a bid over the telephone.

Proxy Bid
– You can place a proxy bid at any time but please remember the Auctions go live at 10 AM on Tuesday morning.

Viewing Lots/Opening Hours

We welcome buyers to come and view lots in normal business Hours (Free Hot Drinks)

Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm

Saturday 8am to 12pm

Sunday Closed

Methods of Payment

We must receive the Price and all Fees due under a Contract of Sale in cleared funds (paid by such method as from time to time we have agreed to accept) within two business days of conclusion of that Contract of Sale (“Date of Sale”). As at the date of these Terms and Conditions you may pay by CHAPS, debit cards, bank transfer, or exceptionally cash.

Bidder Increment Table

The bid range and increments are as follows.

Bid Range (£)

£0 - £10

£10 - £50

£50 - £100

£100 - £1,000

£1,000 - £5,000

£5,000 - £25,000










Buyers Premium

Administration fees per Lot:

£0 - £250 - minimum charge £35

£251 - £3,500 - 15%

£3,501 - 10%

Maximum fee charge £3,000 per lot

Plus £25.00 Admin Fee added to every lot

Please note any item that has not been collected after 30 days will be re sold and Adam Hewitt limited to retain all monies


Adam Hewitt Limited charge VAT on all lots sold at our auctions. - Unless Stated on the lot Description.

All lots sold will be supplied with a VAT invoice.

With exported lots, upon receipt of the below we will be happy to reimburse the VAT element for up to 3 months on from the date of purchase.

Any claims made after the 3 month period, will be charged 20% of the total VAT.

As from 01/01/2018 a fee of £50.00 plus vat will be charged for any EXPORT VAT refunds.

Export evidence

Evidence must show that the goods supplied have left the UK. Copies of transport documents alone will not be sufficient. Information held must identify the date and route of the movement of goods and the mode of transport involved. It should include the following;

  1. Written order from your customer which shows their name, address and EC VAT number and the address where the goods are to be delivered.
  2. Copy sales invoice showing customer’s name, EC VAT number, a description of the goods and an invoice number
  3. Date of departure of goods from your premises and from the UK
  4. Name and address of the haulier collecting the goods.
  5. Registration number of the vehicle collecting the goods and the name and signature of the driver and, where the goods are to be taken out of the UK by a different haulier or vehicle, the name and address of that haulier, that vehicle registration number and a signature for the goods.
  6. Route, for example, Channel Tunnel, port of exit.
  7. Copy of travel tickets.
  8. Name of ferry or shipping company and date of sailing or airway number and airport.
  9. Trailer number (if applicable).
  10. Full container number (if applicable).
  11. Name and address for consolidation, groupage, or processing (if applicable).

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