Manchester

9.30am - 5-30pm
123 Oxford Road, All Saints, Manchester, M1 7DU
0161 273 1000

Manchester staff members

  • Danny Blomeley
    Expertise:
    • Stringed - Guitar, Bass Guitar
  • Stuart Cowley
    Expertise:
    • Electronics - Harmonium
    • Stringed - All Guitars, Mandolin family, and most stringed things
    • Woodwind - Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
  • Ken Thompson
    Expertise:
    • Stringed - All Frets, Mandolin, Banjo, Violin, Vintage Instruments
Location

There is a pay and display car park nearby at the leisure centre, access on Grosvenor St next to Dominos pizza, just around the corner from the shop. There is also limited free parking in the bays directly opposite to Dominos, although this is almost always full.

It is also free to park on Oxford Road at the shops front, but only after 12.30 pm on a Saturday afternoon

Description

The Manchester branch of Hobgoblin opened in December 1998. This was the first UK Hobgoblin shop to be run by another company. Based in the well known Johnny Roadhouse shop in Oxford Road, in a first floor showroom, it allows us to improve our service to customers in the North West.

As with all our own shops, you can find the full range of the Hobgoblin catalogue on display. And of course you can expect the same friendly, well informed service. Other departments on site are a superb drum cellar, rock shop and brass & woodwind section. There is a pay and display car park nearby at the leisure centre.

Musical instrument repairs

We do repairs! We carry out some instrument repair work on site, and can also send instruments to specialist repairers for more complicated work. Repair work undertaken includes ukulele, bouzouki, mandolin and guitar setups and restringing, accordion, melodeon and concertina tuning and repairs, woodwind and brass repairs and maintenance, specialist violin set ups and repairs, bridge and peg fitting, bow rehairs, banjo or drum skin replacement, and much more besides – contact us for information or bring in your instrument for a free, no-obligation quote.

We buy instruments

If you’re looking to sell a musical instrument then get in touch to see what we can offer you. We buy some instruments outright if the price is right, and we’ll consider a trade-in for almost any instrument. We also take lots of instruments on a commission basis, and we’re particularly keen to stock instruments by local luthiers and makers. Bring in your unwanted guitars, ukuleles, banjos, concertinas, melodeons, accordions, flutes, woodwind and brass instruments, violins, keyboards and more, and we’ll see what we can do for you! If your instrument is bulky or you would need to travel a fair way to get to us, please do contact us by email or phone first so we can let you know whether it’s worth bringing in.

Short-term rentals

We are often able to offer short or long term musical instrument rentals for various types of instrument. If you would like to rent a musical instrument from us, please get in touch to find out how we can help.

Take It Away financial scheme

Interest Free Credit for 18 – 25 year olds, Typical 0% Finance
As part of the Arts Council’s Take it Away scheme, Hobgoblin is able to offer interest free credit to 18 – 25 year olds!

Click here to find out more – Take It Away

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