County Supplies logo

Pianos – Tuning and Minor Overhaul – Contract Reference HS/1234


Contractor/supplier(s)

Cassidy Pianos
9 Clifton Road
Shirley
Southampton
Hampshire
SO15 4GU

Tel: (023) 8078 3009

E-mail: info@cassidypianos.co.uk

Matthew Fisk
Pandale
Newtown Road
Romsey
Hampshire
SO51 0GJ

Tel: (01794) 341778

E-mail: matthew@fisk1.orangehome.co.uk

Mark Mulholland
4 Sutton Close
Anchorage Park
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO3 5UT

Tel: (023) 9265 3428

Westminster Pianos
23 Arcadia Road
Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 2JF

Tel: (01202) 471525

E-mail: westminster.pianos@ntlworld.com

Arrangement/contract period

Ongoing.

Preferential prices and terms

On application to the contractors.

Area of County

Please contact the contractor local to your establishment in the first instance.

Ordering method

Official order sent direct to the contractor, quoting Contract Reference number HS/1234.

Enquiries to

Sarah Wild, Procurement Officer

County Supplies, Bar End Road, Winchester SO23 9NR.

Tel: (01962) 826909

Fax: (01962) 826964

E-mail: sarah.wild@hants.gov.uk

Specification of work

  1. Piano Tuning
    The pitch of all pianos to be maintained at pitch C-523.3 (except where an attempt to achieve this would be harmful to the instrument). On no account should any piano with the correct pitch be altered.

  2. Minor Overhauls with Fine Tuning
    Inspect all pianos and carry out the minor repair/adjustments specified below:
    – Pedal Action: Stop noise and adjust. Replace broken strings.
    – Strings: Replace as necessary up to 3 double steels.
    – Action: Replace as necessary up to 6 broken hammer shanks.
    – Recentre as necessary up to 6 tight or loose bushings.
    – Replace as necessary up to 6 broken tape ends or tapes.
    – Replace as necessary up to 6 broken damper springs.
    – Tighten loose flange screws and butt plate screws.
    – Space hammers. Take up waste touch at pilot screws or dollies.