Peterborough Buyer Terms and Conditions

Buyers Number

All potential buyers should obtain a buyers number prior to bidding. This is available from Reception for a deposit of £500 payable by cash or card and is fully refundable if you are unsuccessful at the auction event.

Auction Event

The auction sale will commence at the time stated and cars will normally be offered in lot number order. Each vehicle will display a windscreen description banner detailing all relevant information available to the auction house at time of entry.

Payment Terms

All vehicles should be fully paid within 24 hours of purchase and removed from premises within 5 working days. The balance and our bank account details can be confirmed at the main reception desk and payment should be completed by same day bank transfer or cash payment. Cheques are not acceptable for deposit or payment of vehicles.

Title and Insurance

Immediately after purchase the buyer must ensure the vehicle(s) is fully insured. Post sale vehicles are stored at the owners risk if insurance is not secured.

Vehicle Delivery

Arrangement for transportation of vehicles can be confirmed after sale at the main reception desk. Deliveries will be added to your invoice at time of payment.

Online bidding

All vehicle auctions have online buying capabilities. To register for this service contact the main reception office or register at www.cityauctiongroup.com. Each vehicle purchased online incurs an additional cost of £37.50+VAT (£45) per unit purchased subject to value added tax charged at the standard rate.

Vehicle Details

Whilst due care and attention is given to ensure the accuracy of the contents of the auction catalogue we will accept no responsibility for any omissions or misdescriptions contained therein. The auction catalogue and windscreen description banner are for guidance purposes only and it is the responsibility of the buyer to inspect the vehicle and satisfy themselves of the specification and condition both mechanical and cosmetically prior to bidding.

Auction Terms - all vehicles no matter age, price, make or model are ‘sold as seen’. No comeback whatsoever is acceptable on any vehicle purchased at our auction events. V5 registration documents applied for by auction may take up to six weeks to be issued by the DVA.

Health and Safety

All minors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult to attend any auction held at City Auction Group Peterborough.

Buyer Premiums

Buy with confidence at City Auction Group Peterborough as every vehicle we offer is subject to a thorough history check to ensure the vehicle you purchase doesn’t have a hidden history which covers insurance claims, outstanding finance and stolen alert registers.

DIGITAL ONLINE SALES WHICH ARE DELIVERED BY ARRANGEMENT MUST IF ANY ISSUES TO VEHICLES BODYWORK OR MECHANICAL CONDITION BE REPORTED TO RELEVANT CENTRE BY CLOSE OF PLAY ON DAY OF ARRIVAL, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Buyer Fees

All fees are subject to VAT at the standard rate. 

Sale Price Buyer Fee
£0.01 - £1,999.99 £189.00
£2,000.00 - £2,999.99 £229.00
£3,000.00 - £5,999.99 £259.00
£6,000.00 - £9,999.99 £299.00
£10,000.00 - £14,999.99 £325.00
£10,000.00 - Up £399.00

Private Buyer Fees

All fees are subject to VAT at the standard rate. 

Sale Price Buyer Fee
£0.01 - £499.99 £199.00
£500 - £999.99 £229.00
£1,000.00 - £1,499.99 £249.00
£2,000.00 - £2,499.99 £289.00
£2,500.00 - £2,999.99 £319.00
£3,000.00 - £3,499.99 £339.00
£3,500.00 - £3,999.99 £359.00
£4,000.00 - £4,499.99 £379.00
£4,500.00 - £4,999.99 £399.00
£5,000.00 - £5,499.99 £425.00
£5,500 - £5,999.99 £450.00
£6,000.00 - £6,499.99 £475.00
£6,500.00 - £6,999.99 £500.00
£7,000.00 - £7,499.99 £525.00
£7,500.00 - £7,999.99 £550.00
£8,000.00 - £8,499.99 £575.00
£8,500.00 - £8,999.99 £600.00
£9,000.00 - £9,499.99 £625.00
£9,500.00 - £9,999.99 £650

Please note for vehicle purchase over £10,000 there will be a further charge of £25 per £500 thereafter.

BUY WITH CONFIDENCE Every vehicle at this special event is subject to a mechanical and electrical health check which can be viewed on the windscreen of every vehicle, smartphone app or website!

Other Fees

Mechanical Inspection Fee £35 + VAT

Online Buyer Fee: £40 + VAT