Professional Associations

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The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA)

The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) is the trade association for the leading antique dealers in Britain. Since its foundation in 1918 BADA has set the standard for trading in the antiques business. Its main aim is to establish and maintain confidence between its members and the public, thus ensuring that a member of the public can have confidence when buying from, or selling to, a member of the BADA.

Trinity House was elected to become a BADA member as a result of our reputation for integrity, our wide knowledge of fine arts and the high quality of our stock. Our business standards and expertise are reviewed annually by BADA to ensure that we continue to adhere to their vigorously enforced Code.

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The Association of Art & Antique Dealers (LAPADA)

With over 600 members, the Association of Art & Antique Dealers (LAPADA) is the largest association of professional art and antique dealers in the UK.

Trinity House’s LAPADA membership is thanks to our adherence to their Code of Conduct, and our proven ability to meet their requirements of experience, the quality of stock and our knowledge of fine art.

The LAPADA Code of Conduct includes the fair and accurate labelling and pricing of all works in the gallery, and clear information regarding any major restoration or alteration work that has been carried out to a work. Our membership of LAPADA and commitment to its Code of Conduct, gives our buyers confidence when purchasing a work from us.

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The Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD)

The Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD) is a principle trade association in the UK for dealers in fine art. It was established in 1932 and is a member of the British Art Market Federation.

As a member of SLAD, Trinity House’s business practices are carefully reviewed by its Executive Committee to ensure that we continue to meet the highest standards of honesty, integrity, expertise and quality of stock.

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The Cotswolds Art & Antique Dealers’ Association (CADA)

The Cotswolds Art & Antique Dealers’ Association (CADA) was formed in 1978 and is the first and pre-eminent art and antique regional association in the UK.

The CADA aims to promote and encourage trade in the Cotswold area and to assist all visiting collectors and dealers in locating quality antiques and works of art.

Trinity House was founded in the Cotswolds village of Broadway, and our membership of CADA shows our continued commitment to the area, which is home to the largest concentration of art and antiques in the UK outside London.

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The Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA)

The Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d’Art (CINOA) is the non-profit world federation of art and antique dealer associations. It represents 5,000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries.

CINOA is committed to:

Advocating for art & antique dealers

Protecting national heritages

Eliminating the traffic of stolen art & antiques

Supporting artistic development, education and research

Promoting private and public art collections

Trinity House’ membership of CINOA reflects the gallery’s reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.