This page lists UK suppliers and repairers of recorders.
Some of the organisations listed on this page supply music as well as instruments, as indicated under their entries. For details and for a more extensive list of music suppliers, see the Music Suppliers page.
Suppliers and Repairers
Barrett Recorder Repairs
7 Church Close, Shenstone, Lichfield, WS14 0LS
01543 480245 or 07983 761237
I repair recorders of all sizes and carry out bespoke work such as making new keys where appropriate. I also stock Margret Loebner’s bass recorder floor spikes.
Cambridge Woodwind Makers Courses on Recorders and making them!
First Floor, 6 Lintech Court, Linton, CB21 4XN
The Cambridge Woodwind Makers are a charity based in Cambridge, UK who have created a workshop to preserve and promote the art and artisanship of woodwind instrument making.
The facilities provided by the Cambridge Woodwind Makers offer professionals and novices a chance to learn more about how to make and repair instruments, it also offers the general public an opportunity to observe and appreciate the skills used.
Recorder-specific courses include making your own wooden recorder and learning more about how the recorder works and how to make small changes to your instrument.
Tim Cranmore Recorders Instruments
23 Lower Chase Rd.,
Malvern, WR14 2 BX,
Tim Cranmore makes Baroque recorders after originals by Bressan, Stanesby jnr., Denner, Oberlender and others. He has been making recorders for 25 years and they have been used by professionals and students in concerts and recordings throughout the world.
Dolmetsch Musical Instruments Instruments
Plastic and wooden Dolmetsch recorders are now supplied by Aafab Recorder Specialist in the Netherlands.
AAFAB, Jeremiestraat 4-6, Utrecht, Netherlands
The Early Music Shop, Saltaire Sheet music, Instruments, CDs
Salts Mill, Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire BD18 3LA
Tel: 0044 (0) 1274 288 100
Thousands stocked, including some used instruments. Available on approval. Baroque, renaissance and plastic recorders by Moeck, Mollenhauer, Kung, Yamaha, von Huene, Aura, Kobliczek, Ran, Paetzold, Coolsma, Wenner, Zen-on and Aulos. Repair service available.
The Early Music Shop, Snape Maltings Sheet music, Instruments, Accessories
Snape Maltings, Bridge Road, Snape, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1SP
Tel: 0044 (0) 1274 288100
Large selection of recorders to suit all budgets including Moeck, Mollenhauer, Kung, Yamaha, Aura, Blezinger and Aulos. Specialist advice. Ten-day on-approval service. Mail order available. Recorder Events with makers and repairers.
Fenland Recorders Instruments
Fenland Recorders, Market Deeping
Tel. 07956 325854
Hand-crafted bass and contrabass recorders
Forsyth Brothers Ltd. Sheet music, Instruments, CDs
126 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GR
Large selection of plastic, and several makes of wooden recorders.
GLS Education Supplies Instruments
2 Gregory Street, Hyde, Cheshire SK14 4TH
Tel: 03451 203213
GLS supply music resources for students, schools and music classes including a range of recorders which can be found on this page
Andrew Kinch Musical Instrument Repairs
8 Lancaster Place, Carterton, Oxon OX18 3ET
Brass – Woodwind – Electronic
Ian Lewington Limited Sheet Music.
109 High Street, West Wickham, Kent BR4 0LT
020 8776 2675
Recorder Shop London New Instruments, Pre-owned recorders, Recorder Repairs, Accessories, Sheet Music, Gifts
07790 995 179
An online shop run by Julie Dean. Large range of fully serviced pre-owned instruments, accessories, gifts etc. Recorder revoicing also available. Instruments can also be sold to raise money for Walter Bergmann Fund, SRP branch funds or other charities.
Saunders Recorders Instruments
Online shop run by John Everingham. Small selection of recorders available.
Wood, Wind and Reed Sheet music, Instruments
106 Russell Street, Cambridge CB2 1HU
A range of plastic and wooden recorders and accessories is stocked. Second-hand instruments also available.