A merger has been announced between Cheshire auctioneers Wright Manley and Frank Marshall.

Wright Manley has its auction centre based at Beeston Castle near Tarporley while Frank Marshall operate from Chelford. The merger will see the creation of a new company, Wright Marshall, which will be based at a new purpose built auction centre near Middlewich.

The two centres at Beeston Castle and Chelford will continue to operate until the new centre is built – anticipated date for re-location to one site is June 2015.

Further details will be revealed tomorrow.