Accessibility

This site is designed to make information more accessible:

  • All images have text alternatives (ALT attributes).
  • Text uses relative font sizes so that it can be enlarged or reduced using the text size options available in most browsers.
  • The site can be navigated without the use of a mouse.
  • Pages use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for layout in place of tables. CSS formatting preserves the semantic structure of the information and enables this site to be displayed with user-defined style sheets.
  • This site follows World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) accessibility guidelines, and meets all Level AA (Priority 2) checkpoints.

Increasing text size

You can increase the text size in most web browsers. Look under the ‘View menu for ‘Text Size’, ‘Zoom’ ,’Increase/Decrease Text Size’ or similar.

Using this site without a mouse

You can navigate this site without the use of a mouse by using the following access keys:

  • h – Home
  • b – Buyers
  • s – Sellers
  • a – Auction items
  • c – Contact Us
  • 1 – Main navigation on current page
  • 2 – Main content on current page
  • 3 – Accessibility (this page)
  • 4 – Sitemap

Access keys are used in combination with the following keys:

  • Windows (Internet Explorer): Alt key + access key, followed by Enter key
  • Windows (Mozilla/Netscape 6+): Alt key + access key
  • Mac OS X (Safari/Mozilla/Internet Explorer 5+/Netscape 6+): Ctrl key + access key
 

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Buyers

What happens if I wish to bid but cannot attend the auction? We have members of staff that can bid on your behalf. There is a simple commission bid form to tell us the maximum amount that you are prepared to spend on each Lot.

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Sellers

Selling at Southgate Auctions is a really easy process. Simply bring items into the saleroom for assessment, email us photographs or a free home visit can be arranged. Unlike many Auction Houses, we pay out, by cash or cheque, just 2 days after the auction.

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