Due to the ever increasing numbers logging on online for our sales the Friday sale time was moved from 6pm to 4pm
Kingfisher add 'Timed On-line' & Buy it Now' auctions
To keep up with the demand of increased volumes of vehicles offered for sale, we have taken delivery of 2 brand new DAF CF340 6/7 Car Transporters. These are to compliment our fleet of transporters offering 'Nationwide Vehicle Transport Solutions'
ECA hold stand alone on-line auctions during the Covid19 pandemic.
ECA invest in multi-car vehicle transporters.
ECA win 'Large Business the Year' award at the Eastbourne business awards.
Eastbourne MP Steven Lloyd opens the new 3.5 acre facility
During this period Eastbourne Car Auctions added leasing companies such as, Dial Contracts, Camden Motors, Lease Plan and Motability as sellers
EyeTee launch industry leading interactive website
Eastbourne Car Auctions appoints Kingfisher Systems as their auction software providers
Eastbourne Car Auctions rebrand as ECA
A new website. www.ebca.co.uk is launched featuring vehicle images.
Eastbourne Car Auctions supported by IT partners EyeTee Autovids and Corporate Presentations launched into the 21st century with investment in both hardware and software.
Jon Mitchell appointed as Managing Director
Eastbourne Car Auction recognised as an auction house to use with confidence by the AA in their nationwide survey
During this period Eastbourne Car Auction specialised in selling ex company and fleet vehicles for such companies as The BBC, J.Sainsburys, Birdseye foods, Safeway’s, East Sussex Fire Brigade, Southern Water, The Environment agency, The Post office, British Telcom, Seaboard, British Gas amongst others
Eastbourne Car Auctions held its first sale at the original quarter acre town centre site in West Street, Eastbourne
It could be a classic car auction, with Triumph Heralds, Morris Oxfords, Ford Anglias and Zodiacs which were the typical of the cars of that era.
The black and white photos from our archive were shot by Peter Ekin-Wood, a local press photographer at that time.
Click on the 'First Sale' image to take a leap back in time to see photographs from the first sale at West Street.