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Clifton House 
1-2 Clifton Road 

T; 01223 213343
F: 01223 271950



Cheffins has been serving clients in the east of England since 1825.

The firm's origins can be traced back through a history of acquisitions, mergers, innovations and diversifications which continue today. Each generation of directors has guided the firm through a succession of European and worldwide economic conditions and seized opportunities to complement the firm's core activities and capitalise on changing markets.

Today Cheffins is a diverse and vibrant professional firm with a reputation for expertise in all types of property, auctioneering, professional and private client services. The head office is based in the world-renowned university city of Cambridge which provides excellent connectivity to East Anglia, London and the Midlands.

Cheffins is internationally acclaimed for its monthly Machinery and Plant sales which are held at our saleground near Ely, attracting buyers from all over the world. The firm is the UK's leading auctioneer for tractors and agricultural equipment, steam engines and other vintage and classic machinery and vehicles. Our Fine Art auctions are renowned for their quality and diversity and include specialist auctions of silver & jewellery, 20th century art & design, pictures and furniture.

Our estate agency business is one of the leading agencies in East Anglia with five offices located throughout the region including Cambridge, Saffron Walden, Newmarket, Ely and Haverhill, including a dedicated New Homes team. We also have one of the most active commercial property teams in the region who collectively have played a key part in some of the most significant investment deals in the Greater Cambridge region. Our planning and development team provide advice on planning applications, strategic planning and development land sales.

Our rural business advisors are among some of the most respected professionals in the agricultural industry, buying and selling land, managing compensation and compulsory purchase claims and offering farm management & rural consultancy advice.



Cheffins is a market-leading, multi-disciplinary professional services firm. A rich and vibrant business, our teams of valuers, property advisors and auctioneers operate with expertise across a range of disciplines including residential sales and lettings; commercial property; planning & development; farm agency and agri-business. Renowned for our auction specialism, we host regular machinery, fine art, interiors and property auction sales.

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Cheffins is regulated by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.



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