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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All the choice you need

With the reputation of being Europe’s only four lane auction centre, you can expect to find any vehicle you need at Manheim Colchester, including cars, vans, and even motorbikes. Colchester is host to a massive range of top vendors, with stock to suit your budget.


  • • 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
Wed 20 Nov Wed 20 Nov
No auctions on this day
Thu 21 Nov Thu 21 Nov
Thursday AM Lane 1
109 Vehicles
Thursday AM Lane 2
105 Vehicles
Thursday AM Lane 3
150 Vehicles
Thursday AM Lane 4
0 Vehicles
Thursday Evening Lane 1
129 Vehicles
Thursday Evening Lane 2
111 Vehicles
Thursday Evening Lane 3
109 Vehicles
Thursday Evening Lane 4
133 Vehicles
Fri 22 Nov Fri 22 Nov
Friday Dummy
0 Vehicles
Sat 23 Nov Sat 23 Nov
No auctions on this day
Sun 24 Nov Sun 24 Nov
No auctions on this day
Mon 25 Nov Mon 25 Nov
No auctions on this day
Tue 26 Nov Tue 26 Nov
Tuesday Lane 1
96 Vehicles
Tuesday Lane 2
111 Vehicles
Tuesday Lane 4
0 Vehicles
Tuesday Lane 3
15 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 - 17:30
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

Vehicle Stock Manager

Richard Mugford

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