Manheim Colchester


Biggest and best - Europe's only four lane car auction centre

We’re proud to say that our Manheim Colchester supercentre is Europe’s largest car auction venue.  With 4 lanes, we’re able to run up to 6 auctions every week, offering over 120,000 cars annually and parking for over 1,000 customers. The UK's top vendors sell here, giving buyers a huge choice of quality cars from fleet and finance companies, leading manufacturers and main dealers.

Manheim Colchester auction centre facilities include: customer car parking, Simulcast, collection, drop-off and delivery service, on-site café, plus reconditioning and valeting.

Trade account holder buyers can also purchase vehicles online, in each of our lanes via Simulcast, Manheim's live link to physical auction.

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Customer notification

We are holding physical auctions at Colchester on Thursday evenings for Manheim trade account holders only. No auctions at this time are open to the general public.

For non-sale day, trade only appointment-based viewing, please call Nathan Ovel on: 07583 097812

Trade only auctions:

  • • Every Tuesday from 10am – 450 vehicles
  • • Every Thursday from 10am – 450 vehicles
  • • Every Thursday from 5:30pm (Physical) – 700 vehicles

Supporting vendors include:

Robins and Day at Manheim Santander at Manheim Marshall at Manheim
Big Motoring World RCIFS

Upcoming Auctions

View all Colchester Auctions In the next 7 days
Sat 21 May Sat 21 May
No auctions on this day
Sun 22 May Sun 22 May
No auctions on this day
Mon 23 May Mon 23 May
Monday Upstream
0 Vehicles
Tue 24 May Tue 24 May
Simulcast only 3 - Santander/FCA/ Arval/Barclays/ M4YM/eVa/ Fleet
101 Vehicles
Wed 25 May Wed 25 May
No auctions on this day
Thu 26 May Thu 26 May
Simulcast only 3 AM - BIG/Carzam
83 Vehicles
Simulcast only 4 AM - Robins&Day/Thurlow/ Birchwood/Marshall/ RAA/AuctionPlus
123 Vehicles
Physical & Simulcast 2 PM - Thurlow/Birchwood/ EMG/Busseys/ Palmers/Carzam
96 Vehicles
Physical & Simulcast 3 PM - Robins&Day/BIG
84 Vehicles
Physical & Simulcast 4 PM - JohnGrose/Wilsons/ Marshall/M4YM/ AuctionPlus/Fleet
87 Vehicles
Fri 27 May Fri 27 May
Friday Upstream
0 Vehicles


Vehicles available at Colchester
Contact Details
Manheim Colchester
Colchester Road
FratingCO7 7DX
0333 136 1011
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Opening Times:
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Local amenities

Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Frinton Road
CO16 0JD
01255 860050
Wivenhoe House
Wivenhoe Park
01206 863 666
Stansted Airport
Enterprise House
Bassingbourn Rd
CM24 1QW
Billys Local Taxis
30 Second Avenue
CO16 9HY
01255 833 441
Colchester Station
St Botolphs Circus

Meet the team

General Manager

Bradley Lee

Buyer Services Manager

Nathan Ovel

Assistant General Manager

Laura Goddard

Service Delivery Manager

Natalie Burgoyne

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