About Pugh & Co
Pugh & Co is arguably the UK's leading property auction firm, offering the most lots in the UK* combined with over 25 years' dedicated auction experience.
Our clients appreciate the expert advice, maximum market exposure, value for money, impressive auction venues and one of the highest sales success rates in the UK offered by Pugh & Co. As a result, our team of chartered surveyors are trusted to act for a range of clients including private individuals, commercial organisations, over 80 local councils and other public bodies, asset managers, lenders and receivers.
Unlike some auctioneers we sell all types of property on behalf of our clients, ranging from residential property and development opportunities, to commercial premises, ground rents and industrial units - with some lots having a guide price as low as £1. Subsequently, our property auctions attract considerable interest - often with standing room only at our impressive auction venues and numerous buyers bidding online or telephone.
Being a firm of Chartered Surveyors Pugh & Co are regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors across all aspects of the business and handling client money. The firm is fully compliant with all legal and regulatory requirements, including anti Money Laundering and data protection legislation.
We are also an ISO 9001 certified business and follow the structured quality management procedures required to maintain this standard. This ensures that there is a continuing process of improvement by utilising client and buyer feedback, along with available management information, to improve the delivery of service beyond the point of initial instruction.
We are also an ecologically responsible company and have reduced the amount of paper and packaging needed to produce the catalogue. The paper is FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified. The FSC label ensures that the forest products used in the production of the catalogue are from responsibly harvested and verified sources.
Innovative and Forward-thinking Auctioneers
Pugh & Co was one of the first auction firms to utilise available technologies in order to enhance our client experience. For example through the use of online-only auctions, live web streaming, remote bidding and telephone bidding facilities. All Pugh & Co auctions continue to use these technologies. Our online property agency provides an alternative option to the auction process and, as with our online auction catalogue, allows interested parties to view full details of all our property instructions together with the ability to download any associated legal documentation. Clients can list properties on our agency website prior to placing them into an auction thus offering alternative sales approaches.
We have also been able to innovate with regards delivering an enhanced range of additional services to our clients. These include offering agency services, remote property security, insurance services, vacant property compliance advice, building & projects development advice, along with the successful speedy disposal of business assets that may be present within a property as the remnants of a sale.
*According to Estates Gazette (number of Commercial Lots offered in UK, November 2017)