Sheffield Auction Gallery

House Clearance Services

Moving house or having to clear a property when a loved one passes away is a very stressful time and a professional, knowledgeable and efficient house clearance service will take much of the pressure off.

Our valuer will visit the property and advise on all aspects of both sale by auction and disposal of remaining items. Everything from valuable antiques and collectable items to specialist lots and household belongings like fridges and shed or loft contents. We also auction vehicles from house clearances.

If an estate requires a written valuation for Probate purposes this will be carried out quickly and efficiently, the valuer will advise on the cost for this service, after which we will arrange for our removal team to clear the full contents to the auction room for sale and dispose of all unsaleable items.

We welcome enquiries from all appointed Executors, Solicitors, Estate Agents and family members dealing with all matters relating to estate administration and probate valuation.

Senior Valuer Michael Dowse FNAVA

Michael can be contacted on 07802 606203, via the saleroom office on 0114 281 6161 and by email.

In June 2014 we were delighted to announce that we were joining forces with Michael Dowse of A. E. Dowse & Son. Our firms are two of the regions oldest established and most respected Antique and Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers.

A third generation auctioneer and fellow of the National Association of Valuers & Auctioneers Michael undertakes all professional appraisal and written valuation work, along with talks to community and society groups in the area, plus a regular advice phone-in show on BBC Radio Sheffield.

Michael has a wealth of experience and is available by appointment for home visits for all manner of Probate and Insurance valuations plus appraisals for auction sale.

If you would like to discuss any house clearance requirements, please contact Michael directly or contact the Saleroom office.

Michael Dowse

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Senior Valuer Alison Gillatt

Alison can be contacted on 07957 912587, via the saleroom office on 0114 281 6161 and by email

Alison joined the Leeds branch of Phillips Auctioneers in 1979, (which later became Bonhams). She ran the European and Oriental Ceramics and Decorative Arts Department for the north of England until 2007 when the Leeds saleroom closed and she continued at Bonhams Leeds valuation office in a similar role. Alison joined Sheffield Auction Gallery in 2016 and covers all disciplines. Appraising a wide variety of objects for auction and carrying out written insurance and probate valuations, she is very well known and respected by professional and private Clients within the West Riding of Yorkshire and beyond.

Since 2003 she has worked as an off-screen valuer on a number of television programmes including BBC’s "Flog It!" and “Make me a Dealer”.

As a very experienced member of our professional team, Alison's focus is on expanding our base within the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Alison hosts weekly Valuation Roadshow Events throughout the Yorkshire region. Please see where Alison is on our Valuation Days page.

Alison Gillatt

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Dedicated Services for Law Professionals

Sheffield Auction Gallery has considerable expertise in providing bespoke professional services to law firms and their clients across the UK. Each client is treated as an individual and we guarantee the highest levels of courtesy, impartiality and confidentiality.

Please see our Probate & Insurance page for more information.

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