Euro Auctions – Dawnus Construction Holdings Limited in (In Administration) Sale Dates Announced 13th & 14th June



Euro Auctions, Europe’s largest auctioneers of industrial plant, construction machinery and agricultural equipment, appointed by Alistair Wardell, Restructuring Partner of the Grant Thornton restructuring team, to dispose of the general construction equipment and assets of the construction group known as DCHL (Dawnus Construction Holdings Limited), announces sale date.

13th & 14th June 2019 are the dates set for the disposal sale of all assets of DCHL (Dawnus Construction Holdings Limited) by Euro Auctions in conjunction with Hilco valuation services, will conduct a full site clearance on behalf of the administrators and other financers of DCHL. The sale will include around 800 lots, and will take place on the 13th June in Swansea, and on 14th June in Port Talbot.

13th June 2019 – Players Industrial Estate, Clydach, Swansea, SA6 5BQ

14th June 2019 – Timed Auction: Llewellyns Quay, Port Talbot, SA13 1RF

Viewing at both sites will be on 11th & 12th June, 9am – 4pm

Site Contact: Malcolm Plaiter | 07914 531132

Items of note within the administration disposal sale include a range of excavators backhoe’s, site dumpers, mini diggers, bulldozers, rollers, telehandlers, and other popular machinery. There is also a good compliment of ‘site infrastructure’ equipment and buildings, which are still being identified and catalogued. Also going under the hammer will be a myriad of buckets and attachments, powershift telehandlers, various configurations of lorries and crew vehicles, swivel skip dumper trucks, through to tower lighting units, diesel generators, mig welders, fuel bowsers plus a host of other equipment.

“All the equipment going under the hammer has been well maintained and we expect interest to be strong.  As with all our sales everything will be sold without reserve which results in competitive bidding” explains Neil McIlwaine, Director of Sales and Business Development at Euro Auctions.

Further details and catalogues for the Dawnus disposal sales appear on the Euro Auctions website at and a Bidder Number will be required to bid on any of the lots either in person or via Euro Auctions’ Free Internet Bidding Service.

Euro Auctions has a well-established network of buyers and consignors from around the globe as well as eight permanent auction sites in six countries, conducting over 60 sales per annum. This global market place, as well as good local knowledge, will be invaluable in securing market interest and the best price for all Dawnus Group assets.

The businesses in the Dawnus Group which entered into administration on 15 March, specialised in construction, development, commercial management, plant hire and recycling. With a £172m-turnover, the firm had a number of public contracts in Wales, including to build the £12m Kingsway redevelopment in Manchester, three schools in Powys and a flood defence scheme in Cardiff. Founded in 2001, Dawnus had a number of offices across the UK including London, Birmingham and Exeter.

For more information on this or any of the other upcoming auctions operated by Euro Auctions, visit or contact Euro Auctions on +44 (0) 2882 898262.