Automotive Overview

John Pye Auctions Vehicles department has grown substantially since 2011 to now sell over 16,000 vehicles per annum across more than 20 UK sites.

These vehicles range from seized vehicles – cars, motorbikes, vans and trucks – through to prestige sports and classic cars and F1 cars.

All automotive assets are managed for a wide range of clients from Police Authorities and Central Government through to Banks, Lenders, Insolvency Practitioners and Automotive dealerships.

With a network of car and HGV transporters and in-house recovery trucks, we move vehicles daily across the UK. John Pye Auctions Vehicles team encompasses more than 60 full time staff UK wide, with staff trained to drive forklifts, recovery trucks, operate Hi-Abs and trade plate drivers, as well as vehicle preparation staff, vehicle management administration, marketing and IT staff.

Our secure John Pye Auctions Vehicle sites have been vetted to UK Central Government procurement security standards for a range of asset management and disposal contracts. Furthermore, all sites are subject to significant haulage deliveries on a daily basis, with secure standing trailer storage compounds on-site.


Department Contacts

Charles Loake FNAVA
Associate Director and Joint Head of Business & Property
0115 970 60 60
07870 657 082
[email protected]
Noel Mulready
Associate Director, National Vehicles Operations Manager & South Wales Site Manager
0115 970 60 60
[email protected]

Automotive Departments

Construction Plant

John Pye Auctions Business Assets department has appraised, valued, marketed and sold rolling agriculture and construction plant for over 30 years, amounting to tens of millions of pound of industrial rollin...

Industrial Machinery

For over 30 years John Pye Business Assets department has managed fixed industrial surplus assets for clients, from initial appraisals and valuations through to site clearances, on-site auction sales and onl...


John Pye Business Assets Marine Department has managed a range of marine vessels to secondary market auction and private treaty sale over the last few decades. These vessels range from small ribs and plea...


John Pye Business Assets Aviation Department has managed a range of aviation instructions to secondary market including both auction and private treaty sales over the years. Ranging from gliders to twin e...

Automotive In The Media

John Pye Appointed to Sell Intellectual Pr...

On Instruction of the Joint Administrators, John Pye are instructed to sell the Intellectual Property of FABB Projects Limited T/as FABB Sofas consisting of; A) Website domains, B) Trademarks/Logos & C) Web...

Business Assets Case Studies

Gibbs Technology Automotive

Developers of amphibious vehicle technology, Gibbs Technologies appointed John Pye & Sons to manage a disposal of surplus Land Rover engines & automotive parts at their West Midlands factory. Gibb...

Greenways Construction Ltd

John Pye & Sons were instructed to relocate, market and sell a wide range of yellow civil and construction plant ranging from Dumpers, Backhoe Loaders, Excavators along with Commercial Vehicles on behalf...

Phones4U Administration

John Pye Auctions Business Assets department were appointed agents for the Phones4U Administration after initially supplying the Administrators, PWC, with a solid barometer of appraisal data from our unique ...

HM Revenue & Customs

After undertaking a six month tender process, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs appointed John Pye & Sons as contractual Valuation and Auction Agents for HMRC VAT arrears asset sales. We now manage ...

T. Casquero

John Pye & Sons were approached by a consortium of City of London Metal Traders & Financiers to conduct a site assessment of a Spanish plant breakers yard for an asset acquisition. The plant, haul...

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