Specialist valuers in challenging, complex and contentious situations concerning fine art and antiques

Drummond Read was established in 1992 and is regarded as the UK’s leading specialists in the preparation of valuations and reports where challenging, complex, or litigious issues have arisen concerning antiques, fine art, jewellery and chattels generally.

They have undertaken work internationally including reports which have been required as a result of war, natural disasters and high-profile litigation issues.

Recommended by leading auction rooms and instructed by insurers, lawyers, police, Trading Standards and private clients for over 25 years.

“Since 1992 we have continued to grow our vision to ensure we maintain the highest level of expertise and service possible. Over 25 years of presenting detailed valuations within this niche area alongside an enviable access to high calibre specialists has set us apart from our competitors.”
Colin Read FRICS Managing Director



023 8076 8717

Director Generals House
15 Rockstone Place
Southampton SO15 2EP


0131 357 3282

28 Rutland Square


0113 532 7669

Vicarage Chambers
9 Park Square East
Leeds LS1 2LH


020 8059 4326

Blackwell House
Guildhall Yard
London EC2V 5AE