Auctioneers proposing to sell plant and machinery at public auction in England Wales and Scotland (ARCHIVED)

This RICS guidance note provides best-practice advice for chartered surveyors conducting public auctions of plant and machinery.

It deals with the preparations for, and conduct of, the auction, including acceptance and agreement of instructions; pre-auction work; the auction itself; post-auction procedures; complaints handling and disputes resolution; and legal responsibilities.

This document is no longer current but can be referred to as information. If you have trouble accessing it please email