- Made in Manchester Awards 2019 – Andy Thompson, Head of Auctions (North West) has been shortlisted for the Property Professional of the Year Award (Winner to be announced February 2019).
2018 has proved to be another great year for SDL Auctions. With several award wins and shortlists, we are delighted to be recognised as one of the biggest and most successful auctioneers in the UK.
The EA Masters 2018
In October 2018 SDL Auctions were thrilled to have won double awards at the 2018 EA Masters. We achieved Gold in the Large Business category and Best Overall Supplier.
Birmingham Post Business Awards 2018
In November 2018 we were delighted to have won Company of the Year at the Birmingham Post Business Awards.
This year our Head of Auctions (Cheshire & North Wales) Debs Latham, battled it out at the 2018 NAVA competition and was crowned Novice auctioneer of the Year.
The Negotiator Awards 2018
We won the Bronze award for Residential Auction Service of the Year at the Negotiator Awards.
Along with our 2018 awards wins, we were also finalists for the following awards:
- Nottingham Post Business Awards – Property Professional of the Year
- Signature Awards – Young Business Professional of the Year
- The Negotiator Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award
- The Negotiator Awards – Supplier of the Year
- Birmingham Awards – Company of the Year
2017 was another successful year for SDL Auctions being the UK’s largest and most successful auctioneers outside of London, we raised over £167.3m in sales with a 75% sold rate overall from our auction events and online auctions.
The Negotiator Awards
SDL Auctions achieved the Bronze Award in the Residential Auction House of the Year category.
We were also shortlisted in the Website of the Year category in the Negotiator Awards 2017.
Following the acquisition by the SDL Group, Graham Penny Auctions became SDL Graham Penny. The deal saw the SDL Group’s auction operation double its total sales to more than £160m per annum taking it in to the top four nationwide and becoming the UK’s largest auctioneers outside of London.
The Negotiator Awards 2016
We achieved Silver in the Residential Auction House of the Year category.
Estate Agency of the Year Awards in association with The Sunday Times and The Times
SDL Auctions achieved Silver in the Auction Estate Agency of the Year category.
Graham Penny Auctions completed the highest volume of sales and raised the most revenue across its Derby, Nottingham and Leicester auctions in 2006 to 2015 making it the largest and most successful residential auction house in the East Midlands.
2012, 2013 and 2014
Graham Penny Auctions has retained the title of number 1 auction house in the Midlands for the second year running.
The company completed the highest volume of sales across its Derby, Nottingham and Leicester auctions in 2013 making it the largest and most successful residential auction house in the Midlands. In addition to the leading position in the Midlands, Graham Penny Auctions also retains its position as a top 10 auction house in the UK based on volume of sales, beating off stiff competition from more than 300 other auction houses in the country.
Estate Agency of the Year Awards in association with The Sunday Times and The Times 2013
Graham Penny Auctions achieved Silver in the Best Auction Category.
The Negotiator Awards 2013
Graham Penny Auctions achieved Silver in Residential Auction House of the Year and Bronze in Rising Star of the Year.
2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
Graham Penny Auctions was the number one auction house in the East Midlands
Derbyshire Business Award Winners
Graham Penny Auctions achieved the Most Promising New Business award.