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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Viewings by appointment only

We’re now opening our sites to give you the chance to view stock 24hrs ahead of each sale. Prior to your booking your appointment, please have your Manheim Trade Account number to hand and the registration number/s that you wish to view.

To arrange an appointment, please call Nathan Ovel on: 07583 097812 or Luke Dowell on: 07973 734665

Collections by appointment only

All auctions at this time are 'Simulcast Only' and only accessible to Manheim Account holders. Please note our sites remain closed to the public for sales.
At this time, Manheim UK will no longer charge the additional fee for buying online via Simulcast.

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

Supporting vendors include:

Thurlow Nunn at Manheim Birchwood Group at Manheim Big Motoring World at Manheim
Arval at Manheim

Upcoming Auctions

View all Colchester Auctions In the next 7 days
Mon 28 Sep Mon 28 Sep
Monday Dummy
0 Vehicles
Tue 29 Sep Tue 29 Sep
SIMULCAST ONLY- Tuesday Lane 1
185 Vehicles
SIMULCAST ONLY- Tuesday Lane 2
156 Vehicles
SIMULCAST ONLY- Tuesday Lane 4
0 Vehicles
Wed 30 Sep Wed 30 Sep
FMC dummy sale
0 Vehicles
Thu 01 Oct Thu 01 Oct
SIMULCAST ONLY- Thursday Lane 1
90 Vehicles
SIMULCAST ONLY- Thursday Lane 2
70 Vehicles
SIMULCAST ONLY- Thursday Lane 4
0 Vehicles
SIMULCAST ONLY- Thursday Evening Lane 1
86 Vehicles
SIMULCAST ONLY- Thursday Evening Lane 2
79 Vehicles
SIMULCAST ONLY- Thursday Evening Lane 3
63 Vehicles
SIMULCAST ONLY- Thursday Evening Lane 4
107 Vehicles
Fri 02 Oct Fri 02 Oct
No auctions on this day
Sat 03 Oct Sat 03 Oct
No auctions on this day
Sun 04 Oct Sun 04 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 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30
Thursday 08:30 - 20:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
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

Dean Ashworth

Buyer Services Manager

Nathan Ovel

Service Delivery Manager

Laura Langford

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