The Savoy Plans Auction Simpsons in the Strand

Pro Auction have been appointed to conduct a two-day auction sale in collaboration with the iconic Simpson’s in the Strand. On August 2nd and 3rd, 2023, loyal patrons and champions of this historical site will have a rare opportunity to acquire a carefully curated collection of furnishings and artifacts that adorned Simpson’s in the Strand. While the stories, history, and foundation of Simpson’s endure, a select few items will be available for purchase as it embarks on a new chapter.

Dating back to 1828, Simpson’s in the Strand has captivated guests as one of London’s most renowned luxury destinations. From its exceptional cuisine to extraordinary hospitality, Simpson’s has long stood as a beacon of sophistication and class. In this auction, Pro Auction will be presenting a range of esteemed items, allowing buyers to own a piece of this legendary establishment.

The auction will feature a variety of items, including furniture and lighting from Simpson’s acclaimed restaurants and bars. Notable pieces include Simpson’s symbolic Drakes silver carving trolleys and the extensive collection of exquisite Wedgewood crockery. Auctioned from across the restaurant, these thousands of items hold historical significance and include luxury restaurant furniture, catering equipment, fixtures, and Wedgewood China. Every item has been meticulously chosen by the experts at Pro Auction, ensuring buyers are presented with only the finest quality assets available on the secondary market today.

The sale is being managed by specialist hospitality auctioneers Pro Auction, who have an impressive portfolio, making them the ideal choice for those looking to acquire luxury restaurant and hotel furniture and furnishings. Currently, Pro Auction is also selling the guestrooms at the spectacular Dorchester Hotel on Park Lane, which has undergone extensive refurbishment and is selling off furniture pieces.

Speaking on behalf of the Savoy, the owner of Simpson’s in the Strand, a spokesman shared, “While the stories, history, and foundation of Simpson’s endure, a select few items will be available for purchase as it enters a new chapter. The Savoy eagerly awaits the opportunity to share its exciting plans for the future and will provide buyers the chance to own a piece of this legendary establishment.” Both Simpson’s in the Strand and The Savoy are part of the prestigious Fairmont hotel group.

Simon Rose, Auction Director at Pro Auction, expressed his excitement about this opportunity, stating, “This is an incredibly thrilling chance for buyers to acquire truly unique pieces that were once part of one of London’s most iconic establishments.” He further added, “We anticipate strong interest in these beautiful items, carefully selected for their design excellence and historical importance.”

The auction will be conducted live from Simpsons and webcast online between 2nd and 3rd August 2023, interested bidders have the opportunity to attend the sale preview day on August 1st 2023 between 09:30hrs and 16:00hr. To view the sale catalogue, register to bid online and further details visit:

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