Are you looking for a retirement solution?

Are you unsure of where to even look? Do you have a warehouse full of used equipment and machinery? Read our case study below on how we provided a site clearance option for ICM.

The Client

ICM Castings Ltd are a well-established manufacturer of precision castings. For over 50 years this company has been a key player in its sector. After working tirelessly for over 50 years, the owner of ICM was looking for a clearance solution to enable him to retire without the hassle of having to individually sell his machines.

The Brief

We were approached by the owner in April 23 to see if we could help him sell his machinery. What New England could offer was an even better solution for his retirement needs. The client needed to clear all machinery and equipment out of his warehouse so he could hand it back to his landlord.

Disposal Solution – Full Site Clearance

We offered an outright purchase option which meant a guaranteed price for all ICM’s assets. Within this bespoke option, we offered our full site clearance option. A full site clearance solution provides the client with a full project team. We manage the whole site clearance from start to finish. We disconnected, decommissioned, and drained all machines taking away any pressure from our client. We prepared all machinery and equipment for sale, by cleaning them ready for auction. Once all machines and equipment were catalogued, we uploaded all assets online to our auction platform. We marketed the sale online to our worldwide database, in sector-specific magazines and publications. We hosted viewing days for interested buyers and managed and coordinated these visits with our project managers.

The Auction day

The auction day was a great success, we sold 97% of all machinery and equipment with over 50 individual lots being presented.

From Tryax B3EC CNC Turret Mills to Bed Lathes and Bandsaws. We generated over 9,000 views for the sale.

We catalogued all assets and created an online catalogue.

The Site Clearance

Once all buyers had been contacted and payment was collected, our site clearance team does what they do best. Manage and coordinate the clearance days. We managed and organised each lot to be collected, either with the buyer or their transport provider. The coordination of the clearance needs to work like clockwork as normally the clients are on a tight deadline to be out of the premises.

Within a week all, assets were collected, or bought back to our warehouse to ensure the building was empty. Our team then swept through the site to ensure that everything was collected and cleaned ready for handover to the client.


The Client was relieved and impressed with the whole process. It’s a daunting task having to clear years’ worth of equipment and tooling. New England presented a fantastic disposal solution.  To be able to provide a full turnkey disposal solution with a site clearance was the perfect strategy. The factory was handed back to the landlord in time and in a clean presentable state.



Lots that were available in this auction!

Tryax B3EC CNC Turret Mill – Serial Number 243, YOM 2012, Bed Size 48″ x 10″, 40 International, 6″ Machine Vice, Centroid M400 Controls
Tryax B6FC CNC Turret Mill – Serial Number L14031056, YOM 2014, Bed Size 60″ x 12″, 40 International, Centroid M400 Controls
Tryax B6FC CNC Turret Mill – Serial Number B6CF-429, Bed Size 58″ x 13″, 4o International, YOM 2000, Centroid M-400 Control.
Tryax B6FC CNC Turret Mill – Serial Number B6FC-630, YOM 2002, Bed Size 58″ x 13″, 40 International.
Centroid DP-4 Probe System – Serial Number 1973
Charmilles Form 2-LC Spark Eroder – Table Size 500mm x 350mm, Serial Number 0506123, Anilam Mini Wizard DRO.
Colchester Student 1800 Gap Bed Lathe – Distance Between Centres 60″, Swing Over Bed 8″, Swing Over Gap 12″, 8″ 3 Jaw Chuck, 10″ 4 Jaw Chuck, 18″ Faceplate, 2 {Point Fixed Steady, Anilam Mini Wizard DRO.
Britan Multi Purpose Capstan Lathe – Distance Between Centres 6″,
Meddings Pillar Drill – Type MF4/3FS Serial Number 08047, Table Size 10″x10″.
Startrtite 14 S1 Bandsaw 240V – Table Size 19″x19″, 13″ Throat.
Pinnacle Model PBS-115 Metal Cutting Saw 240V – 8″ Max Cutting Capacity
Alexander UX/D Precision Tip Grinder
Double Ended Pedestal Grinder
Garage Style Compressor – 3 Phase
Banding Equipment