WHILE a number of auctioneers had the snow to contend with, Steven B Bruce faced a double obstacle to their latest sale, now to be held in the new year.
They started by postponing their December 11 sale at
Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse until the 18th because of the snow,
only to find their way to the course barred by a road block on the
revised sale day after a van driver crashed into and ruptured a gas
"Up to 200 people had to be evacuated and none of our staff
could get anywhere near the course, where we hold sales in The
Paddock Suite," explained Penny Hopkinson of the auctioneers.
A new date for the Fine Art & Collective auction - likely to
be mid or late January - will be announced as soon as possible.
Contact: 07778 595952.