About Us

Northcote Music is an independent music shop located in SW11 London, owned and run by professional viola player, Andy Staples. We provide a wide range of orchestral instruments for hire by the term, and for sale. We offer a range of guitars (from ¼ size up, acoustic, semi-acoustic, classical, electric), ukuleles, recorders, percussion instruments, instruments for children, electric pianos and keyboards.

Northcote Music also stocks extensive musical accessories including strings (guitar/ bass/ violin/ viola/ cello/ double bass), reeds (clarinet/ saxophone), cleaners, valve oil, mutes, metronomes, tuners, leads, picks, pegs, bridges, etc.

Instrument repairs are carried out in-house or at local workshops. We carry a huge range of music, from standard repertoire for professional musicans and students, through to the latest sheet music, including syllabus music for ABRSM, Trinity, Rock School and LGS. In addition, we offer a great selection of music-related cards and gifts.