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With over 900 live auctions a year and over 100 years of combined experience. We have established ourselves as industry leaders in used plant machinery in the UK, and providing our bidders with extraordinary value for money.

BPI Auctions also encourages buyers to view before they bid so you can be safe in the knowledge you’re buying through an open and transparent online auctioneer.

Construction, Plant and Machinery Auctions at BPI

Online plant auctions and machinery auctions at BPI are a fantastic place to buy some heavy-duty kit to keep your site up and running. They're a rich source of high-quality pre-used items such as compressors, bowsers and cranes that can be bought for a small percentage of original trade prices. If you're setting up a site or need to replace broken items, the low costs make BPI Auctions a go-to destination for everyone in the trade.

Used Plant & Machinery – Why Buy Second Hand?

Just like our tools and tool hire auctions, the majority of items in a BPI plant & machinery auction come from some of the UK's largest national corporate companies when they renew their fleets of hire equipment. A crane you might have hired out from a hire company last week could be in a BPI plant & machinery auction the next. This can often make buying equipment at auction a more cost-effective option than hiring.

In our auctions, you'll often find some of the most trusted brands in the business, including Kubota, Nifty, JCB and many more! Because we work with leading businesses when it comes to sourcing lots for our auctions, you can feel rest assured that you're bidding on reliable machinery which is available at a fraction of the price than if you were buying new.

We pride ourselves on the sheer variety of lots we have available, so you'll often find everything you might need from excavators and mini diggers right through to bowsers and compressors. Whatever you're browsing for your site, there's a strong chance we have it available in one of our live or upcoming auctions, so don't hesitate to sign up to our newsletter to get alerted to the very latest auctions from BPI.

We regularly see many popular brands in Plant and Machinery, these including: 

  • Caterpillar
  • Komatsu
  • Hitachi Construction Machinery
  • Volvo Construction Equipment
  • Liebherr
  • XCMG
  • Doosan Infracore
  • Sany
  • John Deere
  • JCB

Plant and Machinery Auctions in the UK

Based in the UK, BPI are specialists in plant and machinery liquidation and asset handling. We regularly hold large sales of machinery, working with companies up and down the UK. We have experts on hand to offer advice and support on all of the items sold along with an in house team to aid and assist with any enquiries regarding the machinery for auction. 

Looking to Sell Plant or Machinery Goods?

BPI Auctions are one of the UK’s market leaders in the management of redundant stocks and equipment from companies both large and small, as well as private individuals throughout the UK. BPI Auctions pride ourselves on making sure that our clients have a full understanding and transparency of both the auction and outright purchase options.

Get in touch with our team today or register online to get started.

Construction, Plant & Machinery Auctions FAQs

Read our FAQs on construction, plant and machinery below.

Yes absolutely. Most importantly, within the construction, plant and machinery niche, the equipment is often very high value and also very difficult to get hold of. Auctions present a good opportunity for you to come across what you are looking for at a cheaper price for a slightly used option. The types of assets are generally sold via auction too. It’s the best place to look for plant and machinery and similar assets due to the growth in popularity over the past 10 years.

Machines stay with the client, so any viewings can be organised on their behalf via them directly, or we can assist here at BPI.

Generally the fees range from 5-15% plus VAT. It depends on the catalogue average lot value. If the kits expensive then the % is lower and visa versa.

Yes. You can register to sell on the website for free and find further information on selling with BPI on our sell page here - https://www.bpiauctions.com/sell/. We may conduct a profile lookup for verification. We can also send an agent out for free if it’s a fleet clearance.

All equipment sold at auction is sold as seen. It is up to the sellers of the item to ensure that they include as much detail as possible on the item to prevent anything unexpected.

The answer, in short, you will need to, yes. At BPI, we have partners to whom we refer clients for quotes if you require them. Alternatively, the seller usually has haulage facilities that can quote you after the sale.