CCM Auctions is the trading name of Craven Cattle Marts Ltd based in Skipton in North Yorkshire. Craven Cattle Marts Ltd has a long trading history dating back 130 years to the days when the Skipton Auction Mart Company formalised the marketing of livestock in Craven.
The Company operates from an extensive site on the outskirts of Skipton constructed in 1989 and redeveloped between 2002 and 2007. The busy livestock market selling 275,000 sheep and 20,000 cattle annually is at the heart of the business park and the redevelopment has extended the facilities to include WBW Land Agents and Surveyors, NFU Mutual, Kingsway Veterinary Group Large Animal Practice, ADM Systems, Craven College- Rural & Equine, Stanforths Butchers & CCM Quality Foods, Laycocks, Graham Guy Machinery, Chris Pearson Farm Supplies, Wynnstay Farm Supplies, Coars Agricultural, High Laithe Catering.
Skipton lies at the foot of the Yorkshire Dales, at the gateway to the major stock producing area of Craven and in the midst of the Pennines. The mart is renowned for large seasonal sales of store lambs, gimmer lambs and breeding sheep alternating with sales of between 500 and 900 high quality store cattle. The popular fortnightly sale of store cattle includes a section for young feeding bulls which regularly features between 150 and 400 suckler bred premium types, pneumonia vaccinated with a high proportion of particular interest to export buyers.