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Jun 2016

Wilsons Auctions Appointed To Sell The Minto Hotel Contents by Unreserved Public Auction

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Due to redevelopment plans, Wilsons Auctions will be selling by unreserved public auction, the entire contents of the Minto Hotel in Edinburgh. The auction will take place on Tuesday 28th June, 11am, on site, at the hotel located at: 16-18 Minto Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1RQ. 

The 125 year old property consists of 22 bedrooms, restaurant and bar facilities and an events suite and isn't a stranger to some famous faces who have passed it's doors over the years. Andy Goram, former Scotland international association goalkeeper got married in the hotel and Una McClean, the British actress and comedian met her future husband Russell Hunter there, according to The Scotsman paper. The hotel was also known for being the place where Rangers signed the controversial Scotland goalkeeper from Hibernian. 

This public auction is a fantastic and unique opportunity for local businesses and the community to pick up a bargain with over 560 items going under the hammer. Whether you are a hotel or B&B owner looking for catering equipment, event room and bar furniture or home owners interested in acquiring bathroom fittings, bedroom furniture or looking for plasma televisions, you should definitely come along and see what's on offer. 

Viewings will take place on Monday 27th June between 10am- 4pm. View details fn the list of items for auction here. It will be updated right up until auction day. If you wish to register for the auction call our office on 01294 833444.  

Wilsons Auctions are no strangers to holding large off site auctions for hotel resorts. Just last year, they were appointed to sell the fixtures and fittings of Donald Trump's, 5 star Trump Turnberry Resort.