For more than three generations we have reconditioned thousands of pianos – from antique to modern, obscure to world-famous, mini to concert grand. With over 10,000 square feet of space, our workshops are among the largest in existence, and our facilities amongst the best.

Our Services

Disaster
Recovery

Taking you from total devastation and heartache to complete delight 1066 are nationally recognised specialists in restoring flood and fire damaged instruments. Experts in piano assessment and repair, we have successfully restored hundreds of instruments where no other establishment could be found with the experience, knowledge, expertise and facilities to carry out such specialist work.

Family Heirloom
Preservation

Pianos are a beautiful traditional centrepiece for any home – lovingly cherished, kept in the family and handed down through the generations. Like any well-loved and cherished vehicle, with the passage of time the instrument’s mechanisms wear down and need expert care and attention to be brought back to original playing beauty.

Furniture
Restoration

We are proud to have crafted and revitalised beautiful pianos for some of the world’s finest interiors, but our restoration expertise does not stop there. Our unique and highly specialised skill set can also be used to renovate and restore complimentary items of furniture that accompany your piano.

What can you
do for my piano?

No matter the situation we can help. We’d love to hear about your piano and what we can do to restore it to its former glory. Get in touch

Kind words from some of our customers

“I just want to say thank you for fulfilling your reassuring promise that you would get my old friend the Grotrian Steinweg back to perfection. I am so pleased that it's back in good health, light to the touch and with a beautiful tone”


Ms L Frampton

“I just wanted to express my gratitude to you and your colleagues on transforming my 'ugly duckling' piano into its beautiful 'Black Swan' of the Steinway tradition. It is a credit to your professional and talented team.”


Dr J Biddle

An insight into our meticulous process

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Mechanics

Every area in a 1066 piano has been carefully considered to ensure musical perfection. From complete restoration of your piano’s action in perfect alignment with the original parts and pattern, right through to our cutting-edge carbon fibre action technology, the choices are yours, the pianist experience perfect and the technical know-how and set-up world class.

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Stringing

Being the heart of any piano’s sound, particular attention must be put into the soundboard, bridges, wrestplank and strings. Our services cover you at every point: from considered restoration of your pianos soundboard and wrestplank (with our unique kilning procedure) to installation of a totally new soundboard and bridges, handcrafted to perfection.

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Case

From traditional hand french-polishing to a high-gloss polyester we offer refinishing to the highest standards. We use traditional materials in keeping with the character and period of the piano, combining expert knowledge of modern materials and technology to ensure best possible results.

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accessories

Accessories

You can’t have a stunning piano without a beautiful matching piano stool, and do you really want to play all the time or would you like to install our Virtuoso Self-Play System? Our team can custom manufacture any accessories you might require (including climate control systems) to perfectly complement your completed piano.

All work is carried out on site by our own Cambridge artisans, technicians and craftsmen. They combine a wealth of heritage, experience and expertise with cutting edge technology to produce the finest pianos in the world.