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During the festive period, many of our sites will be closed. Please download the full list of opening times across Manheim Auction Services.

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

We’re proud to say that our Manheim Colchester supercentre is Europe’s largest car and commercial 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 snack bar, 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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Trade only auctions:

  • • Mondays fortnightly from 10.30am – 200 Motability vehicles
  • • Every Tuesday from 10am – 500 vehicles
  • • Every Thursday from 5:30pm – 600 vehicles
  • • Every Thursday from 5:30pm – Over 100 commercial vehicles

Supporting vendors include:

Stellantis at Manheim Santander at Manheim Big Motoring World Holman
Money4yourMotors at Manheim Harwoods Hendy at Manheim Motability

Upcoming Auctions

View all Colchester Auctions In the next 7 days
Sat 09 Dec Sat 09 Dec
No auctions on this day
Sun 10 Dec Sun 10 Dec
No auctions on this day
Mon 11 Dec Mon 11 Dec
Monday Upstream
0 Vehicles
Motability Operations
189 Vehicles
Tue 12 Dec Tue 12 Dec
Lane 1 - Money4YourMotors, Santander, Harwoods, Mercedes-Benz, Fleet
234 Vehicles
Lane 2 - Stellantis&You, Thurlow Nunn, Big Motoring World, John Banks, Dealer
176 Vehicles
Wed 13 Dec Wed 13 Dec
Citroen & Peugeot Virtual Sale
107 Vehicles
Thu 14 Dec Thu 14 Dec
Lane 1 - Thurlow/JohnBanks/ Money4YourMotors/ Fleet
80 Vehicles
Physical & Simulcast 2 - BigMotoringWorld
121 Vehicles
Lane 3 - Robins&Day/NortonWay/Harwoods/EMG/Busseys/ KenBrown/AuctionPlus/ Startline
73 Vehicles
Lane 4 - LCV Sale XBG/Allen Ford/M4YM/Royal Mail/Fleet
41 Vehicles
Fri 15 Dec Fri 15 Dec
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

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

Service Delivery Manager

Natalie Burgoyne

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