Global interest helps BidX1 raise £4.9m in October sale

BidX1 raised £4.9m at its October sale with a 70% success rate. The online auctioneer sold 23 of the 33 lots offered through its online auction, which started on 30 October but was held over multiple days to accommodate both buyers and sellers. Auction highlights included Armley Grange, a Grade II listed nineteenth century mansion in 1.26 acres of land, which was offered for sale on behalf of Leeds City Council. It attracted 207 bids and sold for £595,000, achieving £245,000 above the guide price. The lot sold with the highest value was Cannock Cricket & Hockey Club in Staffordshire,