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Huge range of Bradford College equipment up for grabs at auction

Written by: Jason Pinder on Monday 19/09/2016

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More than 600 individual lots of ophthalmic, plumbing and heating, laboratory and hair and beauty equipment, are to be auctioned off ahead of Bradford College’s ongoing relocation to its new £60m David Hockney campus in the city.

The online auction, held by Eddisons whose national auction centre is based in Bradford, will take place on 21 September, with viewing on 20 September at the college’s Appleton Science Building on Tumbling Hill Street.

The vast array of college equipment up for sale includes ophthalmology and scientific laboratory apparatus, from test tubes to full work stations. Plumbing items such as hot water tanks and air conditioning units will also go under the hammer, along with office furniture and a full canteen of cookers, dishwashers and other catering equipment. A range if hairdressing and beauty therapy items such as hair rollers and dryers will also feature in the auction.

Jason Pinder, director of machinery and business assets at Eddisons, said: “We are auctioning a really wide selection of the college’s equipment, much of which is in excellent condition. As well as the many large items there are also lots of small bits pieces of kit and there will certainly be bargains to be had so it’s well worth having a look at our online auction site to check out exactly what’s on offer.”

He added: “The auction will raise valuable funds for Bradford College as it continues its relocation to its state of the art new campus that has become one of the symbols of the city’s regeneration.”

Further information on the auction is available from Eddisons at

Written by: Jason Pinder on Monday 19/09/2016

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Jason has been a Director and the National Head of machinery and business assets at Eddisons since 1999. With further trade experience prior to his time with Eddisons, he has a total of 30 years’ experience in machinery and business asset disposal and qualified as a member of MRICS in machinery and business assets in 1994.

Starting as a trainee auctioneer in 1985, Jason progressed to an associate directorship with Walker Singleton by the late 80s. Firmly establishing his career over the next decade before joining Eddisons, Jason developed expertise in asset management as well as auctioneering and disposal of all types of plant machinery involving plastics, printing, yellow plant and fabrication.


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