Online Bidding Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions set out the terms of use of Northwest Motor Auction’s online bidding. By indicating your consent during the Bidder or Vendor registration process, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Therefore, Northwest Motor Auction Ltd do not take any title to the vehicles and is acting as a third-party agent only. When a bid is Accepted a Sale Agreement is made between the Vendor and the Buyer.


There are no warranties or guarantees given on any of the cars in our auctions. Hour clocks; mileage; condition of batteries; mechanical condition; etc, cannot be verified and should not be relied upon as being in working order. Whilst we try to describe all lots as accurately as possible to help buyers, the description should not be relied upon and you should satisfy yourself before placing a bid, hence all lots are sold as seen and pre-sale viewing is essential. However, if you choose not to take advantage of viewing a lot before bidding then you understand this is at your own risk.

If you place a bid on a lot, then you are agreeing to purchase that lot at the price you have bid and all lots must be paid for in full plus commission and VAT where applicable. Care must be always taken by the bidder whilst the auction is running as all bids are non-retractable. The “activate bid button” must be ticked on each individual lot before the system will allow you to bid in the live online auction. By agreeing to these Terms & Conditions you agree to pay for any lots that you bid on and this is legally binding.
This is a LIVE auction starting every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at approximately 3:00pm. Once you are logged into your account, you will be able to stream it live by clicking on the link that will appear at the top of the page. Once the auction commences, you will be able to hear the Auctioneers and see the lots as they appear on screen. Please note that the bidding is fast paced, and any bids are non-retractable. VAT charged on all lots unless otherwise stated at 20%.

While we have taken a great deal of care and attention in presenting the items for sale in an accurate manner, we do highly recommend that you take advantage of the viewing days to inspect the vehicles beforehand and satisfy yourself that what you are bidding for is as described. If you choose not to take advantage of viewing a lot before bidding, then you understand this is at your own risk.  There are no warranties or guarantees given or implied by the auctioneer, Northwest Motor Auction Ltd, the vendor, or the catalogue. By bidding on the vehicles, we assume that you are satisfied with your pre-sale checks and will do so accordingly.