Finest Tuning

Why fine piano adjustments are so very important.

Experienced or aspiring players often prefer a particular kind of ‘weight’ to their piano’s keys. A player should always be happy with these settings on their piano. When a piano has been properly adjusted, it ensures that the player is able to produce the full range of repetition, ‘tone colour’ and dynamics. Badly adjusted pianos can actually hinder an aspiring player’s progress. J Reid Pianos have the specialist skills to adjust pianos, new or old, so that they can be played to their full potential. Each piano supplied by J Reid Pianos is adjusted by J Reid Pianos’ specialists, to an optimum level. If you require any further final adjustments, these can be carried out as required.

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Welcome to J Reid Pianos

Welcome to J Reid Pianos!

We are a family business that have been selling and delivering pianos in London for generations.

You will find our large selection of good quality New and Second-Hand pianos on our website. Every piano is unique but we cover all the different styles the piano world has to offer.

Bluthner C1

From our London base we house over 50 grand pianos and over 100 uprights pianos,
(70+ new upright pianos, 70+ second-hand Japanese pianos, 40+ second-hand pianos)
there is no-where else you will find such a wide variety in one location.  Including German pianos such as Seiler, Bluthner and Bechstein. We also stock Japanese pianos such as Yamaha and Kawai. We offer these New or Second-Hand. Please feel free to browse our stock online. We hope to be as helpful as possible. However if you would like further advice from our piano specialists please call:
0208 800 6907

SH Yamaha showroom     Showroom-Grands-300x225

All of our pianos are stocked in our showrooms in Tottenham, North London and free for a viewing at a time that suits you. With free parking we are easy to get to.

We are proud to have the largest selection of pianos for sale within the UK.

We also sell our own brand the Reid-Sohn Piano.


 

BBC Radio London feature: Made in London

 

Our Piano Factory & Showroom opening times:


Opening Times:

Monday – Friday:          08.30 – 17.00
Saturdays:                       10.00 – 17.00
Sundays:                          Closed

Address:

184 St Ann’s Road
Tottenham, London
N15 5RP

(Google Maps Link)

There is free parking available on the premises

you can contact us by:

Tel: 0208 800 6907
email: sales@jreidpianos.co.uk

 

* J Reid have a huge selection of Upright Pianos and Grand Pianos available for viewing,
at our London factory / showrooms.

* Just one of our Tottenham showrooms has more than 30 Grand Pianos on display !

* We now have a good selection of Digital Pianos in stock, priced from just £495.00, including instruments with High Gloss Black Cabinets. Telephone 0208 800 6907 for details of our full range.

If you are browsing then why not fully explore our website, you could start by looking at our featured sale items – click here to view.


 

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Recording Session at J Reid

Lover-Lover-recording-session

Pianists were invited to take part in a recording session on Monday 8th November 2010 at J Reid Pianos. The piano-fest culminated in over 20 grand pianos being played together to create a new recording for Lover-Lover. Jarvis Cocker was just one of the notable recording artists that supported the unique recording session at the J Reid Piano Factory and Outlet in Tottenham. More recently you might find our grand pianos on the set of films such as Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again and Murder On the Orient Express.

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Piano Restoration

Piano restoration by true craftsmen.

Some of the best pianos ever made are well over 100 years old. During their time they have ‘lived’ through two World Wars, natural disasters and all manner of testing events that have caused damage. J Reid Pianos have a team of highly skilled craftsmen capable of repairing and restoring any piano back to full vibrant health. The specialist skills required take a lifetime to learn and J Reid Pianos craftsmen are some of the very few left that can do this work. Whatever ‘disaster’ has struck, or however unlikely it seems that the piano can be ‘resuscitated’, please get in touch with J Reid Pianos. Like many others, you will be very glad you did. J Reid Pianos also welcome trade enquiries. As a J Reid Pianos polisher says; “Polishing fine surfaces to a high standard takes time and lots of patience. Whether the material used is old or new, the results we achieve must always be of the highest calibre.”

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Piano Choice

J Reid Pianos have an unrivalled range of pianos available.

You will probably find at least five hundred pianos to choose from on any occasion you visit. In the uniquely welcoming and relaxed showrooms, you can compare the impressive depth of musical tone with the rich beautiful natural wood finishes. J Reid Pianos huge piano range features the very highest standards of piano design and craftsmanship – made by piano manufacturers from all over the world. This ensures that whatever your budget, you’ll enjoy a very wide choice of pianos – making it far easier to find the right one. Whether new or second-hand, young or mature, upright or grand. Whether you are looking for a Yamaha or Bechstein, Kawai or Bluthner. The real benefit you get from J Reid Pianos is choice.

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Sound Advice and the Widest Choice

J Reid Pianos offer sound advice and the widest choice, because choosing the right piano is important.

Having the widest choice to choose from makes the decision much easier. To aid you further J Reid Pianos will always offer you good sound advice. You can really benefit from all the experience that J Reid Pianos have gained since they first began supplying pianos in the late 1920’s. There’s a genuinely warm family atmosphere in all the showrooms. You’ll be made very welcome and are free to explore every part of J Reid Pianos – even the fascinating piano workshop areas, where you can see J Reid Pianos highly skilled craftsmen employed in the traditional art of bringing back old tired pianos, to their full, former glory.

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Discover Reid Sohn

Reid Sohn - superb pianos attractively pricedReid Sohn - grand and upright pianosDiscerning customers choose Reid-Sohn. J. Reid Pianos sell pianos in very large quantities and we’ve been selling pianos since 1928 so when we put our name on a piano you can be confident that it will meet the highest standards.

Reid Sohn Upright 112RIOur Reid-Sohn pianos are award winning pianos that exceed our customers’ expectations and are available in a wide range of models and finishes. The upright above is a Reid Sohn 112, American Walnut high polish finish.

Reid Sohn 115 Ivory Piano

The upright above is a Reid Sohn 115, Ivory high polish finish. The upright below is a Reid Sohn 042, Natural Beech satin finish.

Reid Sohn Beech - close-upReid Sohn Beech - 042

If you’re looking for a superb piano at an attractive price, we believe you will find a Reid-Sohn is the natural choice.

The finest quality spruce and air-dried maple are combined with tempered, nickel-plated pins, German hammer felt and laminated German pin blocks. These create fine pianos long appreciated by discerning and exacting pianists.

All Reid-Sohn pianos incorporate the latest developments in piano technology with the careful guidance of Klaus Fenner, co-developer of the of the imperial German scale.

Reid-Sohn are proud to have won prestigious Music Industry awards for our magnificient traditional pianos.

A Reid-Sohn piano will provide many years of playability and the entire range is available in a wide range of finishes including;

American Walnut high polish, American Walnut satin, Mahogony high polish, Cherry Mahagony satin, Ebony (black) high polish, Ivory high polish, White high polish, Natural Oak satin, Natural Cherry satin and Natural Beech satin.

If required, any Reid-Sohn model can be supplied in any special finish. To find out more about the range of Reid Sohn pianos we have in stock please call 020 8800 6907 or complete our enquiry form below.

We welcome all general enquiries, please complete this form at any time or you can call Susan or John on 020 8800 6907 during our opening hours.
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Our Reid-Sohn pianos are award winning pianos that exceed our customers expectations and are available in a wide range of models and finishes.

If you’re looking for a superb piano at an attractive price, we believe you will find a Reid-Sohn is the natural choice.

The finest quality spruce and air-dried maple are combined with tempered, nickel-plated pins, German hammer felt and laminated German pin blocks. These create fine pianos long appreciated by discerning and exacting pianists.

All Reid-Sohn pianos incorporate the latest developments in piano technology with the careful guidance of Klaus Fenner, co-developer of the of the imperial German scale.

Reid-Sohn are proud to have won prestigious Music Industry awards for our magnificient traditional pianos.

A Reid-Sohn piano will provide many years of playability and the entire range is available in a wide range of finishes including;

American Walnut high polish, American Walnut satin, Mahogony high polish, Cherry Mahagony satin, Ebony high polish, Ivory high polish, White high polish, Natural Oak satin, Natural Cherry satin and Natural Beech satin.

If required, any Reid-Sohn model can be supplied in any special finish.

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J Reid Pianos’ Customer Feedback

We appreciate all the feedback from our customers and we want to include some of the letters we receive in the post at J Reid Pianos. We welcome all enquiries, telephone 020 8800 6907 for help and advice about pianos.

This is some of the customer feedback received by J Reid Pianos

Dear Sue, John, Al and the team at J Reid Pianos,

Thanks again for helping make a dream come true. I adore my piano; it gives me such contentment when I play it and when I don’t I look at it with pride. It is like you have given me a wonderful gift.

I have started lessons with Ruth and I would love to visit you again to play you something (once I’ve mastered a piece!).

Best wishes,

A
(London E17)

Dear Sirs,

I write to thank you for hiring us a grand piano for our spring concert last Saturday and for your helpful cooperation in making all the necessary arrangements.

The instrument was excellent and the two who delivered and collected it were efficiency personified.

Thank you again for your excellent service.

Yours faithfully,

R D
Concert Manager
Enfield Choral Society

Hi John and Susan,

Our rented piano from you was delivered on 12th Feb 2010 (No GL0205).

Just to say how happy we are with it. The men who delivered the piano (didn’t get their names, two Polish guys) were excellent. In and out in 15 mins, no messing, very professional.

All 4 of us in the family are enjoying the piano very much (thumbs up from the piano teacher, too).

We’ll be in touch in a few months as to whether we want to continue renting or buy.

In the meantime, wanted to let you know that we’re very happy with the service from you.

Best wishes,

K B
(London W1)

Dear Reid Pianos / John and Susan,

I’ve had the piano I bought from you for a year now and it has given me many hours of enjoyment.

Thanks for being so friendly, patient and for providing a quality service.

Best wishes,

M O
(London N15)

Dear John & Sue,

Thank you so much for our wonderful piano. We are delighted with it and the kids have been plinking out notes since its arrival.

Once we have it safely upstairs we will be happier still.

Than you so much for all your services and care.

Yours,

S & S K
(London W5)

Dear Susan and John,

Thank you for your help in selecting my piano and in making sure it would fit into the house!

I am truly delighted with it, and look forward to the first tuning!

Best wishes,

K O’R
(London)

Dear Sir,

Please find enclosed a cheque to cover the cost of reconditioning my Bogs & Voigt piano.

I must say I’m absolutely thrilled with the transformation of sound.

With many thanks,

Yours sincerely

I G
(Potters Bar, Herts)

Dear John,

Just a quick note to thank you on behalf of the team for your help regarding our refurbishment of the village hall at Port Isaac for our live transmission over the May Bank Holiday. A program like ours often has to rely on the goodwill of companies able to ‘help us out’ and the upright piano you provided certainly helped make the project a success.

Although it was one of the more challenging projects we have undertaken, I know I speak for all the team when I say the transformation was certianly worth the effort and the villagers were thrilled with the pianos. Please extend our gratitiude to all the team at J Reid Pianos who worked so hard to meet our tight deadline.

The programmes over the weekend were a tremendous success and we hope that you enjoyed watching them.

Many thanks again for your help, and good luck for the future.

Yours sincerely
L F
Programme Researcher
BBC Bristol


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Radio London ‘Made in London’

John was invited by the BBC to take part in a long running regular feature on the Robert Elm’s show called ‘Made in London’. It’s an interesting piece and I may create a transcript for the J Reid Pianos blog since there is a lot of piano history information in the piece. You can listen to it here.

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Recently Restored Bluthner Grand Piano

Bluthner Model 4 grand piano - fully restored

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