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 Besbrode Pianos joins prestigious British Antiques Dealers' Association May 2024

Besbrode Pianos joins prestigious British Antiques Dealers' Association | May 2024

"Members are carefully selected for their wealth of experience, professional integrity and the exceptional quality and craftsmanship of their stock" - Louise Phillips Chair of BADA

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Piano Stock List

Besbrode Pianos occupies four floors of a Georgian mill and a piano shop in Leeds. With such expansive showrooms, we always stock over 250 grand and upright pianos for sale side by side, ready to play and compare. We are one of the UK's largest piano retailers. Our stock includes pianos to suit all budgets. Find popular, leading brands in store including Steinway, Yamaha, Bechstein, Kawai pianos and many more

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Steinway Pianos For Sale

Besbrode Pianos is a Steinway & Sons specialist. We offer a broad range of Steinway & Sons piano models at our Leeds Showroom including Boston and Essex pianos, also made by Steinway. With over 25 used Steinway pianos in store we offer the largest inventory of pre-owned Steinways in the UK

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Art case, Decorative Pianos For Sale at Besbrode Pianos

Art cased pianos are pianos with beautifully designed cabinets. Sometimes designed by famous designers or architects, often these pianos are representative of specific art periods such as Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, Neoclassical, Rococo, Louis XV.. These art case pianos represent the highest craftsmanship. Some are unique, with others only a limited number were made.

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Grand Pianos For Sale

Antique Grand Pianos For Sale

Antique Grand Pianos

Our range of antique grand pianos are all over 100 years old. Pianos of this period often had heavier, turned legs with carved detail. The cabinet was often made from exotic woods such as rosewood, mahogany and burr walnut. The music desks of antique grand pianos are usually in an ornate, filigree design.

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Modern Grand Pianos For Sale

Modern Grand Pianos

Our range of modern pianos all date from the 1950's onward and are characterised by their simplistic, modern design. Here the cabinet has less ornamentation than traditional style pianos reflected in the music desk and legs, the focus is on the instrument and sleek lines we see in pianos today.

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New Grand Pianos

Besbrode Pianos are agents for Feurich and Steinhoven. We offer a range of new pianos to suit a variety of budgets.

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Traditional grand pianos for sale

Traditional Grand Pianos

Traditional style pianos date from between 1900 and the 1950's. Cabinets have less ornamentation than the antique and art case style of their predecessors, but still feature some cabinet styling. Wood finishes were still popular during this time period.

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Upright Pianos For Sale

Antique Upright Pianos

Antique Upright Pianos

Our range of antique grand pianos are all over 100 years old. Pianos of this period often had heavier, turned legs with carved detail. The cabinet was often made from exotic woods such as rosewood, mahogany and burr walnut. The music desks of antique grand pianos are usually in an ornate, filigree design.

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Modern Upright Pianos

Modern Upright Pianos

Our range of modern pianos all date from the 1950's onward and are characterised by their simplistic, modern design. Here the cabinet has less ornamentation than traditional style pianos, the focus is on the instrument and sleek lines we see in pianos today.

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New Upright Pianos

New Upright Pianos

Besbrode Pianos are agents for Feurich and Steinhoven. We offer a range of new pianos to suit a variety of budgets.

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Traditional Upright Pianos

Traditional Upright Pianos

Traditional style pianos generally date from between 1900 and the 1950's. Cabinets have less ornamentation than the antique and artcase style of its predecessors but still feature some cabinet styling. Wood finishes were still popular during this time period.

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Besbrode Pianos Services

Piano Restoration

Besbrode Pianos offers a range of restoration and repair services to meet your needs. Choose between a Steinway piano rebuild in Germany, In-house restoration at our Leeds workshops, technician repairs in your home. If you require any work carried out on your piano, contact us and we can guide you to the best service for your needs.

Piano Repairs

Besbrode Pianos offers a range of repair services to meet your needs. Often a technician can carry out repairs in your home. For a larger job, we can transport your piano to our Leeds workshop. If you require any work carried out on your piano, contact us and we can guide you to the best service for your needs.

Piano Moving and Transport

For all regular piano transport and deliveries, we use a third party Tenniswoods. Based, in the North East, Tenniswoods offer a competitive, full and part-load service running up and down the country. If moving your piano is looking tricky, we offer a specialist piano moving service. With over 34 years of experience, contact us with your requirements and we will work out the logistics.

Piano Hire

Our range of pianos are available for weddings, public events, Film, TV and private hire. Pianos include a black Yamaha C3, a white Kawai KG2D, Yamaha U1, Yamaha U3,

Piano Valuation

Thinking of freeing up some assets? Do you own a piano and wonder how much it might be worth? Many people have a piano sitting in their home and may wonder about its value. Our piano valuation service is useful if you are thinking of selling your piano privately or in an auction. A realistic estimate on the current value of your piano will help you proceed with confidence. Our valuation service is equally useful for insurance purposes.

Piano Rental

We are now offering an upright piano rental service within the Yorkshire area only.

Piano Teacher Finder

View our directory of piano teacher links and contact details to help you find a local piano teacher in your area. We welcome new additions to our directory. Besbrode Pianos Leeds does not verify any details provided and can not be held responsible for any mistakes or problems or guarantee the quality of teaching provided.

Piano Tuner Finder

View our directory of piano tuner links and contact details to help you find a local piano tuner in your area. We welcome new additions to our directory.

Pianist Finder

Our directory of professional pianists available for hire for weddings, concerts and accompaniment.

Take a tour of our Leeds showroom

Besbrode Pianos stocks over 250 grand and upright pianos for sale side by side ready to play and compare

Fancy taking a look around our Leeds showroom? Now you can with Google Business View Virtual Tour!
Use the arrows to navigate around the floor space. Use the numbers in the right hand panel to jump to different floors of the warehouse

Book Your Appointment

If you are planning a visit to our premises, please call Steven Leeming, Head of Sales, to book your Meet & View appointment.
We operate an appointment diary to stagger customer visits to allow space to try out pianos in peace.
Steven will be available show you around our premises and answer all of your questions.

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Opening Hours - If you are planning a visit to our premises, please call Steven Leeming, Head of Sales, to book your Meet & View appointment. We operate an appointment diary to stagger customer visits to allow space to try out pianos in peace. Steven will be available show you around our premises and answer all of your questions.


10am - 4pm Monday

10am - 4pm Tuesday

10am - 4pm Wednesday

Thursday (Trade Customers Only)

10am - 4pm Friday

10am - 4pm Saturday


Sunday by appointment only. Bank Holidays open by appointment only. Call Steven Leeming on 0113 2448344


Customer Testimonials

5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating - 7 years ago

" Love and want to own all the pianos if I got enough money :p Bought a second-hand one with a fair price. The shop keep the quality very well. I also bought a piano lamp from Cocoweb, which fit very well and makes a new better look to my piano. Suggested! "

- Emily T

5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating - 3 years ago

" An amazing Alladin's Cave of a place, filled with pianos antique and modern over several floors of a huge old warehouse. Besbrode also host events - I'm just returning from one, where a group of pianists performed to each other on a Steinway generously provided for the occasion. "

- David B

5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating - 2 years ago

" Came here as a side trip when attending the Leeds Graduation ceremony. Ann and Steven were really helpful and gave honest advice. Theres no hard sales here and your left to literally try as many pianos as you like. They don't rush you to buy and let you find the right piano which is what all piano shops should do! There is a huge selection of pianos here and i would recommend this establishment "

- G C

5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating 5 star rating - 5 years ago

" Brilliant shop, beautiful pianos and great service. An amazing range of pianos, prices to suit everyone. From student and family pianos to frankly, unique works of art. Just go there, a really special place. "

- S. Mcclelland

Previous Customers Include

Word cloud Previous customers include: Tony Bennet, Jennifer Lopez, Oasis, Bryann Ferry, The Shard, Lewis Capaldi, Petula Clark, Emile Sande, Royal Command Performance, I'm sorry I haven't a clue radio show, Corinthia Hotel Westmister, Harrogate Royal Hall, Leeds Town Hall, Harrogate Royal Hall, Cirty Varieties, Castle Howard, Barry Cryer, Jimmy Webb, Harewood House, York Minster, Ripon Cathedral, Allison Moyet, Queens Hotel Leeds, Allison Moyet,Beverley Mister, St Georges Hall, Bradford Alhambra, York Royal Theatre

Besbrode Pianos in the News and Event Gallery  

Find out about Besbrode Pianos upcoming events or explore Besbrode Pianos news

Ke Ma Celebrates The Chinese Spring Festival at Selby Abbey.

Ke Ma Celebrates The Chinese Spring Festival at Selby Abbey Performance premiered on 31/05/2021 at 19:00 GMT

A piano on top of Brimham Rocks

Kevin James plays a Kawai piano placed on top of Brimham Rocks, area of outstanding natural beauty in Nidderdale to highlight the importance of nature and its impact on the arts. 14/09/2020

Rachael Wooding sings Queen's Somebody To Love at at Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium

Rachael Wooding's siren call beckons audiences back to live music events at Keepmoat outdoor Amphitheatre for the LakesideLive four-day series of events 19th - 22nd August 2021

Ke Ma plays Yorkminster.

Ke Ma plays Yorkminster highlighting the importance of the arts to the human condition and the crisis facing musicians affected by the the coronavirus pandemic 24/12/2020

Jakob Fichert: A 21st Century View on Liszt

Jakob Fichert: A 21st Century View on Liszt at Besbrode Pianos Steinway showroom 14th April 2019

Alistair McGowan's Introductions to Classical Piano at  Besbrode Pianos April 7th 2019

Alistair McGowan's Introductions to Classical Piano at Besbrode Pianos April 7th 2019

Lang Lang Young Scholars Pop-Up Piano Recital 26th March 2019

Lang Lang Young Scholars Pop-Up Piano Recital 26th March 2019

Trever Whetstone: Life On The Run  an exhibition of poetry and landscapes in mixed media  at Besbrode Pianos 26th October 2018

Trever Whetstone: Life On The Run an exhibition of poetry and landscapes in mixed media at Besbrode Pianos 26th October 2018

Leeds Piano Trail. 17 August to 15 September 2018. 12 decorated pianos are placed around Leeds in iconic locations available for the public to play and enjoy

Leeds Piano Trail. 17 August to 15 September 2018. 12 decorated pianos are placed around Leeds in iconic locations available for the public to play and enjoy

Pop Up Performance from Competitors of the 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition at Besbrode Pianos

Pop Up Performance from Competitors of the 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition at Besbrode Pianos

Ruth Spencer Jolly showcases European Unison a eulogy to Brexit. 28 pianists play 28 Steinway pianos, linking pianos, politics and polyphony 26th March 2017

Ruth Spencer Jolly showcases European Unison a eulogy to Brexit. 28 pianists play 28 Steinway pianos, linking pianos, politics and polyphony 26th March 2017

Mik Artistik - Magic People. Leeds artist and performer Mik Artistik showcases a series of portraits in mixed media at Besbrode Pianos 6th May 2016

Mik Artistik - Magic People. Leeds artist and performer Mik Artistik showcases a series of portraits in mixed media at Besbrode Pianos 6th May 2016

Besbrode Pianos on The One Show 18/01/16! Theo Paphitis interviews Melvin Besbrode and Wenbin Wu on selling pianos to China

Besbrode Pianos on The One Show 18/01/16! Theo Paphitis interviews Melvin Besbrode and Wenbin Wu on selling pianos to China

The Eyes of a Mistrusting Elephant Exhibition. Leeds born Artists Emma Pettifer and mother Jackie Waterhouse showcase an eclectic mix of Portraiture, Impressionism and Abstract in mixed media.  at Besbrode Pianos Leeds 30th December 2014

The Eyes of a Mistrusting Elephant Exhibition. Leeds born Artists Emma Pettifer and mother Jackie Waterhouse showcase an eclectic mix of Portraiture, Impressionism and Abstract in mixed media at Besbrode Pianos Leeds 30th December 2014

Besbrode Pianos donates a piano to York railway station to entertain commuters 01/10/2018

Besbrode Pianos donates a piano to York railway station to entertain daily commuters 01/10/2018

Besbrode Pianos showrooms

Our showrooms were featured in the BBC footage of the Leeds International Piano Competition 2012 and 2015

Besbrode piano hire at Leeds art gallery

Besbrode piano hire at Leeds art gallery

Opera in the City

29th October - 2nd November 2007, "Opera in the City" an event celebrating Leeds 800th birthday ending in an Opera Gala at Leeds Town Hall. Besbrode Pianos provided a number of pianos to be placed in various locations throughout the city.

Seven Arts Bar

Besbrode Pianos donation of a Yamaha U1 upright piano to Seven Arts Bar, Chapel Allerton. We held a jazz event 30th March 2008 to celebrate this event.

Pianos Everywhere

23rd September 2006, The BBC big piano party, Pianos Everywhere, took place on Friday, 22nd September, alongside the Leeds International Piano Competition.

Kristoffer Zegers Piano Phasing

Kristoffer Zegers Piano Phasing (UK Premiere). 50 pianists and 25 pianos come together in this exciting large-scale performance. Produced by hcmf// supported by Muziek Centrum Nederland, NFPK+ and Besbrode Pianos Leeds UK. Photo by Brian Slater.

Hello Friends was installed in 2007 in the atrium at Bridgewater Place, Leeds

10th December 2007, The Sculpture "Hello Friends" was installed in 2007 in the atrium at Bridgewater Place, Leeds. Artists Bryan and Laura Davies were commissioned in 2006 by the building developers Landmark Development Projects Ltd and St James Securities Ltd, designing and making the work in one year.

Pianos Everywhere

23rd September 2006, The BBC big piano party, Pianos Everywhere, took place on Friday, 22nd September, alongside the Leeds International Piano Competition.

Christmas charity concert

Christmas charity concert in the Atrium at Bexley Wing, St James' Hospital, Leeds

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Besbrode Pianos Leeds
Unit A Holbeck New Mills
Braithwaite Street
Leeds
UK
LS119XE