Antiques Centres

Antiques Centres is a term applied to large (usually indoor) spaces which host a collection of dealers and antique businesses. They vary in size but tend to have a variety of stalls offering items such as jewellery, furniture, paintings, clothes and silver.


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5 Questions with jewellery dealer Saul Greenstein

06 March 2023

Saul Greenstein started trading in 2001 and has been dealing from Grays antiques centre of Mayfair, London, for the past 15 years.

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Fresh faces join The Blanchard Collective in Wiltshire

06 March 2023

Two new dealerships have joined The Blanchard Collective of Froxfield, Wiltshire: Peter Cosby, as The Madison Gallery, and Sarah Howard, a local artist and dealer.

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Why the Isle of Wight is perfect for a buying trip

06 March 2023

Spotlight on some of the antiques and art trade attractions available to increasingly high-spending visitors

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It must be love at Grays Antiques Market and Alfies

27 February 2023

How love has been represented in jewellery through the ages was the topic of discussion at Grays Antiques in London.

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Duo launch Castle Cary enterprise

13 February 2023

A new antiques centre is opening in the small town of Castle Cary in south Somerset. It is just five miles from Bruton, now a hub of contemporary design, antiques businesses and the global art dealership Hauser and Wirth Gallery that draws visitors from around the world.

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Antiques on High: Business adds a fair to its roster of centres

13 February 2023

Couple already running four branches take on Dunster event to boot

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Interiors on offer inside a shop

06 February 2023

Up till now antiques dealer Philip Crosthwaite has belonged to a happy band of dealers who run their online businesses from home.

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Alfies welcomes four dealers from closed Hampstead centre

30 January 2023

Four dealers received a warm welcome as they joined Alfies Antique Market from the now closed Hampstead Antique Emporium.

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Hampstead Antique Emporium given stay of execution

16 January 2023

Asset of Community Value status breathes life into campaign to save Hampstead antiques centre

Hampstead Antique & Craft Emporium

Hampstead Antique & Craft Emporium granted 'Asset of Community Value' status

12 January 2023

An antiques centre in Hampstead forced to close by its landlord has been recognised by Camden Council as an 'Asset of Community Value', delaying any potential sale to give community groups a chance to raise funds to buy it.

Hampstead Antique & Craft Emporium

Protest planned at Hampstead Antique Emporium ahead of closure

04 January 2023

A group of traders at Hampstead Antique & Craft Emporium have organised a protest on the last day before it closes.

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Welsh antiques wonderland

19 December 2022

Suggestions on centres to visit, from Cardiff and Pembrokeshire up to Denbighshire

The Emporium Hungerford

Hungerford's Emporium traders eager for an enthusiastic buyer

05 December 2022

The search is on for a new owner of The Emporium in Hungerford.

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Holy acceptable price tag

28 November 2022

Small is indeed beautiful for traders at two redundant churches given a new life as antique centres in the heart of Norwich some years ago.

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Going shopping in Suffolk

21 November 2022

A dealer who launched an antiques centre in 2007 in a Suffolk town has made some alterations including changing it to a shop.

Hampstead Antique & Craft Emporium

Hampstead antiques emporium to close after Christmas

16 November 2022

A group of antiques dealers in north London are hoping to have more time to save their local antiques centre.

Grays Antiques Centre

Antiques centre owner Bennie Gray gets the green light as Bond Street entrance opens

31 October 2022

Bennie Gray is celebrating the long-awaited opening of the new Bond Street station in Mayfair.

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Two useful buying opportunities in Wiltshire

17 October 2022

Dealer Chris Watt opened Salisbury Antiques Centre nearly 30 years ago originally as a trade warehouse and despite upheavals down the years still believes "it’s well worth doing if sometimes all over the place”.

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Antiques outpost in Shakespeare country

17 October 2022

Mike Collins, the popular director of Sherman & Waterman which runs the weekly antiques markets in Covent Garden and Spitalfields – two of the busiest and best known markets in London – is as ebullient as ever.

Antiques on High goes fourth with latest centre in Taunton

10 October 2022

Vincent Pugh and his wife Lesley White have opened their fourth centre under the brand name of Antiques on High.

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