The Coach House Restoration Centre
What makes our piano restoration so special is the attention to detail - where nothing less than perfection is accepted. Coach House is a name synonymous with pianos of distinction. A fine reputation has been established over decades as first class rebuilders and restorers of pianos; reviving and enhancing the tone and appearance intended by their original makers.
Every individual, full piano restoration takes around 300 hours to complete. A long process, but an essential process to create the ‘excellence’ of sound, touch and appearance that sets us apart from other restorers. The Coach House certificate of ‘excellence’ is issued with all rebuilt pianos, ensuring authenticity of all materials used, and warrantying them for 5 years.
Is Your Piano Worth Restoring?
Our advice is to certainly consider restoring an older instrument provided it is one of the worlds recognised high quality brands. The main reason for this is that pianos such as Steinway, Bechstein, Bluthner and Bosendorfer are considerably more valuable following our restoration programme than the actual cost of having the instrument rebuilt.
Many older pianos remain treasured ‘heirlooms’ of great sentimental worth, which is far beyond monetary value. Coach House technicians fully understand this and provide a sympathetic restoration programme in order for ‘the family piano’ to be preserved for future generations to love and enjoy also.
Take a tour around the fascinating Coach House workshops and discover for yourself our new purpose built facilities. Witness our experienced craftsmen painstakingly rebuilding the finest period pianos to their original grandeur, learn from our time served Steinways specialists and watch our qualified cabinet finishers add the finishing touches in our spray booth.
Our time served craftsmen
Highly skilled technicians with many years of experience with leading piano manufacturers, namely Steinway & Sons and Bosendorfer, are engaged in our restoration programme.
Our many thrilled customers, from Italy to Sydney to Hong Kong and the world over, whether professional musicians or amateur, concert venues, music academies, schools, colleges or the family piano, testify to the uncompromising highest of standards achieved by the team in our workshops.