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Rent-to-Own your piano

The revolutionary Rent-to-Own service offered by Duetshop allows you to choose your monthly payment plan. At the end of the plan the instrument is yours to keep. The hire period can be a choice of 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 or 60 months. Alternatively, you can return the instrument any time after 3 months.

This is a great way to finance your piano. Example approximate monthly costs... Continue reading

Concert & event hire

Concert & event hire

Do you have an upcoming event and need to rent a piano? Chamberlain Pianos has been hiring pianos for events including weddings, parties, concerts and stage productions for almost 30 years and we have a wide range of instruments available to hire. All rental pianos are either new or very recent models and are expertly maintained by our in-house technical team. We can offer sound advice on the best size of... Continue reading

Dom Barnett

Dom Barnett

Dom started piano tuition with a local teacher at the age of four and progressed to lessons with a renowned concert pianist and visiting teacher at Wellington College. He achieved ABRSM Grade 8 at the age of 15. Outside the piano showroom Dom is a keen performer and regularly accompanies a jazz and blues singer as a duo, and with her 7-piece band, performing at some of the UK’s premier... Continue reading

Jon Caton

Jon Caton

Jon studied music at the University of Kingston, then worked for a well-respected London piano dealer before joining Yamaha’s Acoustic Piano Division, where he spent 8 years as regional sales manager. Jon has visited various Yamaha piano factories around the world, resulting in an in-depth knowledge of the product.

Jon is a fabulous jazz pianist whose enthusiasm and dedication is boundless, and you are guaranteed to receive warm friendly advice.... Continue reading

David McClean

David McClean

David started learning the piano and violin at the age of four and had amassed 4 grade 8s and a diploma by his mid-teens. Studying music at the University of Surrey led to him leaving  his native Northern Ireland and settle in the Haslemere area, where a chance visit to the local music shop to buy violin strings led to a job application.

More than 20 years later David is... Continue reading

Martin Stokes

Martin Stokes

Martin gives each instrument his seal of approval before it is made available for sale. The setup of an acoustic piano is critical to the quality of its performance and Martin ensures that every one of our pianos is set up correctly. Fine adjustments to the voicing and regulation can make all the difference, and Martin is delighted to work with our customers on a bespoke setup to ensure they... Continue reading

Tom Jones

Tom Jones

Mr Jones tunes our showroom piano stock, ensuring that each instrument sounds its best. He trained at Blüthner in their former Perivale factory before working for numerous retailers, and with an extensive local tuning round Mr Jones is a very busy chap indeed. 

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Mick Riches

Mick Riches

Mick is a superb French polisher and has expertise in the field of polyester repairs. Mick prepares our second-hand pianos for sale, buffing the casework to bring out its lustrous shine, repairing any polyester damage as necessary and polishing the metal fittings. Mick was trained by Steinway & Sons and spent 16 years on their staff. He is a superb technician and has never been busier! 

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Transportation & international delivery

Transportation & international delivery

Our piano delivery partners offer a nationwide and international piano removal service so that wherever you are, we can get your piano to you quickly and cost effectively. 

UK delivery

All acoustic pianos purchased from Chamberlain Pianos are delivered by our panel of specialist piano removers. Our delivery partners have transported pianos all over the world, are fully insured and can get your piano into even the tightest of spaces.... Continue reading

Free delivery

Free delivery

All acoustic pianos purchased from Chamberlain Pianos are delivered by specialist piano removers. Our delivery team have transported pianos all over the world, are fully insured and can get your piano into even the tightest of spaces. Wherever you are located you can be confident that your instrument will arrive safely.

We do our best to fit around your schedules and to meet your delivery requirements, and we keep you... Continue reading

Warranty

Warranty

What happens if something goes wrong?

The test of a good supplier is its after sales service. Ours is second to none. In the unlikely event of a problem developing in your piano, we will quickly ascertain the nature and extent of the issue and will take appropriate steps as a matter of urgency.

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Piano storage

Piano storage

Tucked away inside our Haslemere warehouse is a large piano storage room where we can ensure your piano will be kept safe. We can arrange to have your instrument collected from your home and delivered to our warm and secure, carpeted piano storage room where you can be assured that your piano is in good hands. Each instrument is carefully wrapped up with each component part labelled and given a... Continue reading

Pianos for education

Pianos for education

Chamberlain Pianos has been advising educational institutions on the purchase of digital and acoustic pianos since we opened our doors in 1990. Our piano business has grown simply because of our deep understanding of the instruments, their care, and the musicians who play them.

Give us a call and see how our piano manager can help you find the perfect instrument. 

Massive stocks

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Piano valuation

Piano valuation

Chamberlain Pianos offers a professional piano valuation service which calls upon our collective expertise and knowledge to give you an accurate assessment quickly, whether for probate or insurance purposes, or possibly if you want to offer the instrument for private sale or part exchange. 

Please email us as at pianos@chamberlainmusic.com with as much information as possible, preferably including:

  • Piano make
  • Piano height (upright)
  • Piano length (grand)
  • Serial number
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Why choose us?

Why choose us?

When you purchase a new upright or grand, you are taking delivery of a piano that has undergone a considerable amount of technical work so that you receive an instrument that performs at the very top of its capabilities.

Each piano has its own unique sound, or voice. If one were to try out 2 or 3 examples of the same model, the differences in the natural materials found in... Continue reading

Who we are

Who we are

Chamberlain Pianos has been advising discerning individuals and educational institutions on the purchase of digital and acoustic pianos since we opened our doors in 1990. Our piano business has grown simply because of our deep understanding of the instruments, their care, and the musicians who play them.

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Which brands do we buy?

Which brands do we buy?

Quite simply we are interested in all pianos, from fine older British instruments to modern pianos from Europe, Japan and beyond. 

Examples of lovely old English pianos include Knight, John Broadwood & Sons, Welmar, Kemble, Chappell, Challen, Bentley, Marshall & Rose, or George Rogers & Sons piano. If you have one to sell, then please contact our piano manager and if your piano make is not mentioned here then we... Continue reading

Client list & testimonials

Client list & testimonials

We are committed to providing our customers with the best possible advice towards making all-important piano purchases. Our friendly professional approach offers guidance and assurance. 

“Outstanding from the outset, [from] discussing initial ideas and needs of the department to choosing the instruments, makes and sizes right through to delivery. I can’t thank you enough for your professional handling, excellent communication and good humour, we are delighted and thrilled... Continue reading

Careers

Careers

Chamberlain Music is one of the fastest growing companies in the educational music sales sector. We run a busy retail, web, and mail-order company from our premises in Haslemere, Surrey, serving customers all over the world. We are one of the foremost suppliers of musical instruments and equipment to educators and our extensive printed catalogue is delivered to more than 35,000 different schools, universities, and performance venues.

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Commission sale

Commission sale

We can collect your piano, bring it to our Haslemere facility for preparation and sell it on your behalf on a commission basis. We undertake all the work required to prepare your piano for sale including cleaning, polishing and servicing before it is positioned in our showroom alongside our stock of other new and used pianos, photographed and listed on our website. Our rates start from as little as 15%... Continue reading

Part-exchange

Part-exchange

If you are thinking of upgrading a piano that was purchased from Chamberlain Music, we offer preferential part-exchange value against any new piano of your choosing, be it more expensive or otherwise.

We are always keen to take old pianos in part-exchange against new purchases. We offer preferential prices and we make it easy by arranging collection of the instrument when delivering your new one.

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Our showroom

Our showroom

Our showroom is in Haslemere, Surrey – just off the A3, and approximately 30 minutes’ drive from M25 junction 10. By train, we are a few minutes’ walk from Haslemere train station, which is on the main London – Portsmouth line, less than an hour from Waterloo. We are happy to meet you from the station if you like – just give us a call.

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Sell your piano to us

Sell your piano to us

Do you have an old piano that is no longer used and that you want to sell? Contact Chamberlain Pianos for a quote today – you might be surprised by how much it is worth. We are always on the lookout for good quality used upright and grand pianos, whatever the condition, and guarantee to offer the very best possible price for your instrument. We are particularly keen to purchase... Continue reading

Restoration

Restoration

Old Steinway pianos may need restoration which is something we can arrange at Chamberlain Pianos. We work closely with two of Europe’s finest piano restoration houses, specialising in bringing tired and worn out pianos back to life. We can take care of everything from the soundboard to the wrest plank, action, frame, casework – no job is too large. For an estimate and for further details please contact our piano... Continue reading

Piano disposal

Piano disposal

Sadly, sometimes a piano is just too badly damaged and servicing work will have little to no positive impact on the sound or playability of the instrument. In many cases the cost can also outweigh any potential resale value. 

In the unfortunate event that your piano is beyond economic repair we can arrange appropriate removal and disposal of the instrument and offer expertise on the selection of a suitable replacement.... Continue reading

Cabinet polishing

Cabinet polishing

Mick Riches, our Steinway trained polyester repairer can remove chips and scratches and buff the brass fittings and pedals back to a luxurious sheen. Even if not seriously damaged, pianos always sustain light scratching caused by placing books and photo frames on the top. We can remove these scratch marks quickly and cost effectively. 

If your piano has a French polish or satin lacquer finish, we can attend to any... Continue reading

Health & safety

We ensure the health, safety and welfare of all our staff in the workplace. Our staff are required to take all reasonable steps to safeguard their health and safety, and that any other person who may be affected by their actions, and always to observe published health, safety and fire rules and procedures.

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Our workshops

Our warehouse and piano workshop are located at Formex House, Kings Road Industrial Estate, Haslemere, less than 5 minutes from our showroom. In this clean and modern space, we undertake all kinds of technical work, from action and pedal regulation to piano voicing, polyester repairs, French polishing and frame respraying.

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Frame respraying

Piano frames fade over time and can end up looking dirty despite the metal itself being structurally sound. We’ve recently built a new facility in our warehouse kitted out with state-of-the-art respraying equipment for performing these repairs. 

Our technician can revive any grand piano frame and we undertake work for many of the UK’s top piano companies, including Steinway. If you are a piano restorer and need a fast and... Continue reading