House Clearance, Downsizing and Deceased Estate Services

Moving house or having to clear a property when a loved one passes away is a very stressful time and a professional, knowledgeable and efficient house clearance service will take much of the pressure off.

Our valuer will visit the property and advise on all aspects of both sale by auction and disposal of remaining items. Everything from valuable antiques and collectable items to specialist lots and household belongings like fridges and shed or loft contents. We also auction vehicles from house clearances.

If an estate requires a written valuation for Probate purposes this will be carried out quickly and efficiently, the valuer will advise on the cost for this service, after which we will arrange for our removal team to clear the full contents to the auction room for sale and dispose of all unsaleable items.

We welcome enquiries from all appointed Executors, Solicitors, Estate Agents and family members dealing with all matters relating to estate administration and probate valuation.


Senior Valuer Alison Gillatt

Alison can be contacted on 07957 912587, via the saleroom office on 0114 281 6161 and by email

  • Home Visits & Valuations
  • House Contents Clearance Service
  • Probate Valuations for Deceased Estates

Alison joined the Leeds branch of Phillips Auctioneers in 1979, (which later became Bonhams). She ran the European and Oriental Ceramics and Decorative Arts Department for the north of England until 2007 when the Leeds saleroom closed and she continued at Bonhams Leeds valuation office in a similar role. Alison joined Sheffield Auction Gallery in 2016 and covers all disciplines. Appraising a wide variety of objects for auction and carrying out written insurance and probate valuations, she is very well known and respected by professional and private Clients within the West Riding of Yorkshire and beyond.

Since 2003 she has worked as an off-screen valuer on a number of television programmes including "Flog It!", "Make me a Dealer" and currently "Dickinson's Real Deal".

As a very experienced member of our professional team, Alison's focus is on expanding our base within the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Alison hosts weekly Valuation Roadshow Events throughout the Yorkshire region. Please see where Alison is on our Valuation Days page.


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Dedicated Services for Law Professionals

Sheffield Auction Gallery has considerable expertise in providing bespoke professional services to law firms and their clients across the UK. Each client is treated as an individual and we guarantee the highest levels of courtesy, impartiality and confidentiality.

Please see our Probate & Insurance page for more information.