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Islington Saleroom

53 Essex Road,
N1 2SF
(Nearest Tube, Angel)

All deliveries to rear entrance off St. Mary's Path, and Rothery Street from Gaskin Street, from Upper Street.

All collections from the front entrance on Essex Road.  There are loading bays directly outside, please ask at reception for a loading sign to place in your car window to avoid a parking fine.

Tel: 020 7359 5707

Option 1 - Sales Enquiries (both London and Corsham salerooms)

Option 2Vendor Settlements & Head Office

Option 3Shipping / Pack & Postage & House Clearances (Criterion Carriage & Clearances)


NEW Viewing Times:

Islington saleroom - Every Weekend: 10am - 6pm 


Consignment Deliveries & Collections - Opening Times

Mondays to Fridays 9am to 5.30pm

Weekends 10am to 6pm


Sale Times

Islington Saleroom - Wednesdays (Online Timed Sales):  Catalogues available on preceding Thursday evening. Online maximum bids being accepted up to the time each lot begins to close at 20 second intervals starting with Lot 1 at 7pm.

Depending on the number of lots the sale will usually finish within 2 to 3 hours.  Every time a bid is made after 7pm but before the lot closes a counter bid in real-time will reset the closing clock by adding a further 5 minutes, enabling the under bidder to make a counter bid until there are no more bids.  Please note that bids left within 5 minutes of the close at 7pm will also extend the bidding time by a further 5 minutes.

After sales of unsold lots can be made following the auction subject to your bid being accepted. Bids that do not meet the reserve price will not be accepted.



Accepted Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm and weekends although valuations will need to have been given prior to delivery or if not then items will be accepted subject to agreement by a valuer during the week or on Monday or Tuesday if a valuer is not present on a weekend. Try our new WhatsApp service for an immediate acceptance decision, click on the green WhatsApp logo on our Home page.

Alternatively, email Customer Services with your travel details to 

or for an email valuation please send your photos and details to

NEW Catalogues available online at from Thursday, mid-day.


Buyers Premium

All NEW online timed sales are currently being held on our website selling platform where there are registration charges of 3.6% inc VAT made by our platform provider in addition to Criterion's Buyers Premium of 26.4% inc VAT of the hammer price. These charges will be added to your invoice should you be the successful winner.

With easy access and located amongst a great selection of shops and restaurants, the Islington saleroom makes for a convenient and enjoyable buying experience.