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 have now re-started physical auctions at Colchester (Thursdays PM only). Sales are open to trade only Manheim account holders. Pre-registration is not required but please note entry is restricted to two people per account and Covid-secure measures remain in place for the protection of our team members and customers.

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


  • • Every Tuesday from 10am – 600 vehicles
  • • Every Thursday from 10am – 450 vehicles
  • • Every Thursday from 5:30pm (Physical) – 700 vehicles

Supporting vendors include:

Arval at Manheim Carzam at Manheim Big Motoring World at Manheim Birchwood Group at Manheim
Cazoo at Manheim

Upcoming Auctions

View all Colchester Auctions In the next 7 days
Sun 17 Oct Sun 17 Oct
No auctions on this day
Mon 18 Oct Mon 18 Oct
Monday Dummy
0 Vehicles
Tue 19 Oct Tue 19 Oct
Simulcast only 1 - Tuesday
147 Vehicles
Simulcast only 2 - Tuesday
0 Vehicles
Wed 20 Oct Wed 20 Oct
No auctions on this day
Thu 21 Oct Thu 21 Oct
Simulcast only 1 - Thursday AM
164 Vehicles
Simulcast only 2 - Thursday AM
0 Vehicles
Simulcast & Physical 2 - Thursday PM
47 Vehicles
Simulcast & Physical 3 - Thursday PM
40 Vehicles
Simulcast & physical 4 - Thursday PM
67 Vehicles
Fri 22 Oct Fri 22 Oct
Friday Dummy
0 Vehicles
Sat 23 Oct Sat 23 Oct
No auctions on this day


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

Milsom Hotel
Stratford Road
01206 322 795
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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