Hobbs Parker Auctioneers

Kent’s largest firm of independent auctioneers. Our purpose-designed auction centre is at Ashford Market in Kent.

We've been selling by auction for over 170 year's. You can be assured of an efficient professional service.

Our next auctions

Catalogues are published a few days ahead of the auction

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Specialist auctions

We hold over 150 auctions a year. Some of these take place online.

As well as selling livestock we also hold specialist auctions at Ashford Market as well as sales on farms and other commercial sites.

Livestock Auctions at Ashford Market

Each year we sell around 225,000 cattle, sheep and pigs from our purpose design auction centre in Ashford.

Collective Farm and Garden Machinery, Plant and Tool Auctions

These sales always draw a crowd and feature up to 1,500 lots including:

- Mowers and groundscare equipment
- Tools
- Timber
- Plant and machinery
- Agricultural equipment

We often sell lots on behalf of local councils and contractors and other businesses.

Farm Dispersal Auctions

A professional on-farm auction service for retiring farmers or agricultural business wishing to sell their farm and agricultural equipment on-site.

We conduct traditional auctions on-site, online internet auctions or a combination of the two.

Specialist Online Auctions

Online and onsite auctions for liquidation, bankruptcy, business sale and reorganisation.

We can assure you of a professional and confidential service.

Other auctions conducted by The Hobbs Parker Group

Hobbs Parker Car Auctions

We hold around 85 auctions of cars and commercial vehicles every year and sell over 5,000 vehicles every year — public, trade and main dealerships all welcomed

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Property Auctions

The competition and excitement generated at our regular property auctions in Kent and Sussex often produces outstanding sale prices.

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Our team

Barbara Winham

Auction Team

Thomas Baker

Auction Administrator

Denise Sherwood

Auction Team

Susan Marshall

Auction Team

James Cook O’Connell

Livestock Auctioneer

Thomas Hamplett

Auctioneer

Lynsey Kendall

Finance Director - Hobbs Parker Group

Tracey Paine

Auction Team

Simon Husk

Livestock Fieldsman

Michelle King

Associate Director - Finance and IT

Gillian Barnes

Auction Team

Peter Kingwill

Director

John Rossiter

Director and Head of Auctions

Jon Rimmer

Group Chairman

Roger Lightfoot

Group Chief Executive

Further Information

Cattle Auction Sales at Ashford Market

Ashford Market is the largest cattle auction market in the South East. Each year we sell around 35,000 head of cattle including: Finished cattle Store Cattle Breeding Cattle Calves Cull...

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Collective Farm and Garden Machinery, Plant and Tool Auctions

A professional auction service which makes it easy to sell your used farm, trade, contractor and garden equipment and machinery. Auctions take place at our modern auction centre in Ashford,...

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Hobbs Parker Auctioneers Contact Us

Contact details and locations for our Ashford Auction Centre and other off-site auctions.

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Hobbs Parker Auctioneers Library

Entry Forms and animal movement forms.

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Hobbs Parker Auctioneers People

Meet our auctioneers, fieldsmen and customer support team.

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Hobbs Parker Auctioneers Testimonials

Read what our customers have said about our auctions.

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Livestock Fairs at Ashford Market

Ashford Market is the largest cattle auction market in the South East. Each year we sell around 35,000 head of cattle including: Finished cattle Store Cattle Breeding Cattle Calves Cull...

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Sheep Sales at Ashford Market

Ashford Market is the largest sheep auction market in the South East. Each year we sell around 230,000 sheep including: Finished Sheep Store Sheep Breeding Sheep Cull Ewes Rams

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Specialist Online Auctions

We hold several specialist auctions every year, in both an online and traditional live auction format across the south-east. View our sales calendar and auction catalogues here. Our customers range...

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