Coldingham Borders Auctions is part of the Paul Harris Asia Arts Group of businesses based in the Scottish Borders near to Berwick upon Tweed. Sister businesses include The Coldingham Gallery on the High Street of the picturesque village of Coldingham; Chinese Art in Scotland which sells internationally through its own website and 100 sq m showroom; the news website and blog chineseart.co.uk which has up to 500,000 ‘hits’ a month; vietnamart.co.uk which sells contemporary Vietnamese art; and the fine art consultancy Coldingham Investments Ltd.
Coldingham Borders Auctions holds its first sale on May 13 in Coldingham Public Hall which is equipped, following a recent quarter of a million pound investment, with wifi, state of the art projection and sound equipment as well as electrically powered, tiered seating which appears from the walls! The300 sq m Coldingham Borders Auctions store is 50 yards away. Viewing takes place there all day during the two days preceding the sale.
There is a public car park next to the auction location, as well as another 100 yards away. On-road parking is unrestricted. Berwick upon Tweed railway station, which is on the east coast main line enjoys an hourly service to and from London (3 hrs, 35 min by train). It is just a 20 minute drive from Coldingham. There are two pubs, serving food as well as drink, within 50 yards of the auction room.