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Catering Equipment Auctions

Are you looking to buy or sell catering equipment? We host online and live auctions for pre-owned, surplus, redundant, unwanted and used catering equipment.

Simon Charles Auctioneers is owned and operated by the Rothwell family, with over 70 years' experience in the auction business, making us one of Europe's largest auction houses and the most established family auctioneers & valuers. 

We work closely with many blue-chip PLC companies within retail, suppliers, distributors and manufacturers, helping them to reduce the costs, outgoings and recouping from the new equipment bought. 

You will find many of the leading brands in our catering auctions including Foster, Hobart, Artica, Rational, Meiko and more.

What catering equipment can you buy and sell?

All sales are held live in the auction room and online giving us access to a worldwide audience. Catering supplies you can buy and sell include:

  • Commercial ovens, microwaves, fridges and freezers
  • Stainless steel counter tops
  • Coffee and vending machines
  • Display and buffet units
  • Utensils, tables and chairs
  • Food warmers, and much more...
  • Selling catering equipment with Simon Charles Auctioneers

    We are dedicated to providing an excellent fully fledged client service with professional handling by experienced porters.

    To start selling second hand catering equipment, call us on +44(0) 800 126 750 or +44(0) 161 339 9449 for mobiles. You can also email us via our contact form with your details and information on the items you wish to sell. 

    We will then review your items and one of our dedicated specialists will be in touch to discuss the next steps. We will also provide an information pack along with our full terms & conditions.

    Collection of your items can be arranged using our fleet of vehicles and experienced porters. Or, if you wish to transport your items we can setup a delivery time and date to make sure we have everything in place for your arrival to securely store your items.

    Post sales advice will be posted to you within 14 days following the date of sale with lot details and achieved sale price. If a buyer was not found, contact us to discuss re-entering your unsold items in our next sale or arrange collection. 

    Payment, along with a statement showing a breakdown of commissions and any other charges, will be posted to you approximately 30 days following date of sale.

    Buy from our catering equipment auctions

    Ready to bid in our commercial catering equipment auctions? Register for an account and join the 80,000+ registered bidders already taking advantage of our affordable catering supplies.

    If you need any help, take a look at our buying guide to understanding the bidding process, or get in touch with our team and we'll be happy to help. 

    Happy bidding!