National Lockdown

In accordance with the National lockdown legislation, we are able to continue to hold online only auctions.  Please see the calendar below for confirmation of start and end dates of forthcoming sales.

We can also continue to operate a “call, click & collect” service, along with “stop & drop” deliveries, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  To book an appointment please telephone 0118 950 8611 or email

When collecting or delivering please observe all Covid-19 precautions, including the wearing of masks at all times, social distancing, and use of hand sanitiser. No entry into the enclosed parts of the premises (offices and sale areas) is permissible.

House contents removals are permitted to enable house sales.  If you need goods to be collected for that purpose, to be sold at auction, then please contact us.

Please make payments by Bank Transfer.

Upcoming Auctions & Sales

All sales for the foreseeable future will be ONLINE ONLY
The online auctions will be run constantly between 2 dates specified within the auction details

Links to upcoming auctions are listed below
Please click on the auction in which you are interested and you will be taken to the full auction details.
Thank you

Monthly Antiques & Collectables Auction

Starting Friday 19th February
Ending from 4pm, Sunday 7th March

Online Auction of Tools

Starting Thursday 25th February
Ending from 12 noon, Tuesday 16th March

Auction of Plant, Tools, Groundcare Equipment, Farm & Garden Machinery & Equipment

Starting Wednesday 3rd March
Ending from 12 noon, Wednesday 10th March

Monthly General & Household Auction

Starting Friday 5th March
Ending from 4pm, Saturday 20th March

Toys & Collectables Sale


We are currently taking entries for this sale

Spring Reading Carriage Sale

Starting Friday 7th May

We are currently taking entries for this sale (deadline 31st March)

Thimbleby & Shorland,
31 Great Knollys Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7HU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 (0) 118 950 8611


Carriage Driving Awards

Carriage Driving Awards

We are very pleased to announce that we are co-hosting the Carriage Driving Awards virtually on Facebook on Sunday 14th March! Please follow this link for all the details – Carriage Driving Awards

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