Antiques, Fine Art, Property & Auction Trade Organisations & Associations


KCSADA- Kensington Church Street Antique Dealers Association
Web Page Image - saleroom.coSome of the world's leading experts in their respective fields have chosen the Kensington Church Street Area as their base.  Most of the dealers are members of the two main British trade bodies, the “British Antique Dealers Association” (BADA) and the “London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association” (LAPADA).
LAPADA - London & Provicial Antiques Dealers Association
Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe UK's largest Trade Association for Professional Art & Antiques Dealers. The golden chandelier symbol displayed in a window or at a fair, is the sign of membership of LAPADA, the Association of Art & Antiques Dealers. Since its inception in 1974, LAPADA's membership has grown to over 600 members making it the largest association of professional art and antiques dealers in the United Kingdom. Although the majority of its membership is UK based, LAPADA also currently has 50 members in 16 other countries.
(N.A.G)- The National Association of Goldsmiths
Web Page Image - saleroom.coTHE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOLDSMITHS (N.A.G.) was established in 1894 to serve and support the Jewellery Industry of Great Britain and Ireland. The Association promotes high professional standards among its membership to inspire consumer confidence and to enhance the reputation of its members. There is a Code of Practice to which elected Members must agree to adhere to and by which applicants for membership are judged.
NAVA - National Association of Valuers & Auctioneers

Web Page Image - saleroom.coNAVA is a professional self-regulating body solely concerned with Valuers & Auctioneers. NAVA was established in 1988 in order to bring together auctioneers, valuers and insolvency professionals in both commercial and private practice.


PADA - The Portobello Road Antiques Dealers Association
Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe Portobello Antiques dealers Association was founded in 1985 with three main objectives: to promote the antiques shopping area of Portobello Road and Westbourne Grove, to improve the local environment and to encourage fair dealing between PADA members and the public. To this end, all member dealers subscribe to a code of practice.
PAADA - Petworth Antiques And Decorative Arts
Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe Petworth Antique And Decorative Arts association (PAADA) is an organization that represents the vast majority of the many antique shops, centers, dealers and interior designers in Petworth. PAADA is an associate member of LAPADA (Britain's largest Art and Antiques Trade Association of circa 750 members)
RICS - Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
Web Page Image - saleroom.coRICS is the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property and construction. As people, governments, banks and commercial organisations continue to demand more assurance of certified standards and ethics, attaining RICS status is the recognised mark of property professionalism.
SLAD - The Society of London Art Dealers
Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe Society of London Art Dealers was established in 1932 and is the principal trade association in the UK for dealers in visual art, covering the entire range from old master paintings and sculpture to prints and cutting edge contemporary art. All of its 100 plus members are of proven reputation and expertise in their field, and as a condition of membership undertake to observe high standards of fair and honest dealing.
SOFAA - The Society of Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers
Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe only professional body exclusively representing fine art auctioneers and valuers in the UK. The Society was formed in 1973 to provide a professional body for specialist firms throughout the United Kingdom. The membership currently includes one of the major London-based firms as well as a significant number of the leading provincial specialist auctioneers.
TVADA - The Thames Valley Antiques Dealers Association
Web Page Image - saleroom.coEstablished since 1989 the Thames Valley Antiques Dealers Association is an exciting, eclectic mix of some of the UK’s most talented dealers scattered through out this beautiful rural part of the country following the banks of the river Thames. Discover shops & galleries housed in the most fascinating historic buildings, go antique hunting through the arcades or visit our members by appointment for a private viewing.
WEADA - West of England Antique Dealers Association
Web Page Image - saleroom.coFounded in 2007, WEADA represents over seventy antique dealers in this beautiful part of the United Kingdom, a rich a fertile hunting ground for antiques. All of our members, who are drawn from the counties of Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and  South Wales.