We've had thousands of happy customers over the years and here is a small selection of the most photogenic ones.

“It was a pleasure to deal with Mark and his team. His professional and personal attention was key in buying my piano from him. Great service that doesn’t disappoint.”
- Emeli Sande

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[comments below used with permission from Jeremy]
“Hi Mark this is Jeremy Vine from the BBC, just to say I’m really really enjoying even looking at th…

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Hi Mark,
The piano has just arrived and sounds lovely. We’ve got it set up in the studio and can’t wait to mic it up for some productions. Thanks for…

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I want to thank Mark from Goodwin pianos for those amazing dulcitones I bought from him 2 weeks ago… I’m really happy I can play on those magical inst…

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I recently bought a Bechstein V from Mark Goodwin. The whole process went smooth from start to end and the piano is a great playing instrument. The af…

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I sent mark a text message at 8pm on Friday night asking if I could visit his Manchester showroom the next day, choose a piano and have it delivered t…

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Uri Geller

We are pleased and delighted with the grand piano that Mark has supplied us with. It came promptly and on time and the service was highly professional…

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We absolutely love our new piano. The service from Mark was great with absolutely no sales pressure, and he gave us plenty of time to try out all the…

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This is me (Milly) with my new piano. It is great and I am very pleased that I got it from Mark Goodwin Pianos. It looks really good in our drawing ro…

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Hi Mark,
The piano was the first piece of furniture I bought for our newly-renovated house, although not having played since university, I was a littl…

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Hi Mark,
I wanted to put into writing how delighted I am with the Yamaha U3 piano that I recently purchased from Mark Goodwin Pianos. I live in Franc…

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Dear Mark (and Jenny),
We have now had your piano for a little while and we are still very, very happy with it! The photo shows Helena and Sophia at o…

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Dear Mark,
The U3 was expertly delivered yesterday by Jon and Barry. To say I am thrilled to bits is an understatement. I am in love with it. I had to…

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Julia Hodgson playing the piano

The piano is everything that I had hoped for, with a full rich tone. The tenor and bass ranges in particular are so much better than my previous instr…

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Hi Mark,
I bought my piano from Mark after a disastrous piano restoration experience. I was really cautious about trusting anyone else, so contacted a…

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Hi Mark,
Just to let you know that I still have a huge grin on my face :)
The piano is just beautiful and Christina is thrilled with it. She has been…

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I’d like to describe my experience of buying a piano from Mark Goodwin.

Mark responded quickly to my email, and I arranged a visit with my ten-year-old…

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You’re looking for a really decent quality second-hand upright piano. You are aware of the pitfalls and so you want to deal with someone who really kn…

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Replacing the starter piano that we had been given for the children from someone’s garden – for a quality instrument, had seemed an opportunity for di…

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The piano we bought from you has really helped me to improve my playing. I would sit and play for hours if I could. I love its mellow sound and easy t…

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Hi Mark,
See attached – two very happy customers. Madeleine and Jonny would like to say thanks to all the team for their great service – from initial…

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The service has been fantastic from beginning to end. Claire has been a keyboard player since she was young and has now started piano alongside her ke…

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Dear Mark & Jenny,
When Roger first mentioned that we were going to buy a piano I was stunned. I never imagined that we would be a family that had a p…

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Dear Mark
Just a few lines to say sincerest thanks for your help and services in our recent purchase of the Yamaha U3 from you. We were hugely impress…

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Hi Mark
Just wanted to say thanks for your great service and excellent piano. I was very wary entering the market to buy a piano, but you made the pro…

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If you have done your homework, you already know that the Yamaha U-series is probably the best upright piano you can get in terms of long-term value.…

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Mark,
I think this is the easiest testimonial that I have ever written. I can honestly say it was great service….

I can wholeheartedly recommend Mark G…

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I bought this U1 piano for my 6 year old daughter, who is being trained by a Suzuki teacher. She is taking pride at looking after her piano and jumps…

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For years, I have always wanted to own a black Yamaha upright piano so that my children can grow up around music. Having done some research, it was cl…

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This is our new Yamaha U3 piano! I say ‘new’ as, to all intents and purposes, that’s what it is: new hammers, loops etc and immaculate cabinet. The to…

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Hi Mark
We have recently bought a Yamaha U3 from Mark Goodwin pianos and are very happy with the instrument and the service we received. We could not…

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Bromley Youth Music Trust approached Mark Goodwin with the request to purchase two upright Yamahas (U3). I am delighted to say that the service offere…

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Hi Mark
The Yamaha U1 was delivered this week and we are very very happy indeed with it ( although no one can play much at the moment, but lessons are…

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We are absolutely delighted with the recent purchase of our 1987 Yamaha U1. We visited local stockists, but were disappointed with the lack of informa…

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fairclough

Dear Mark,
Just a quick thank you for your very professional yet relaxed and prompt service. We love our piano and have you to thank for it.
Thanks so…

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Buying a piano from Mark was far easier than I would have expected. In the beginning I had googled ‘buying a piano’ and came across Mark’s name. I was…

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Dear Mark,
I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say thankyou so much for such a smooth and enjoyable purchase. Sorry that I didn’t write sooner b…

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Hello Mark and Jenny
I’m writing to thank you very belatedly for the wonderful piano that you chose for us. As total beginners we really didn’t know…

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Hi Mark,
I’d like to let you know how completely thrilled I am with the Yamaha U3 I bought from you a couple of months ago. It has recently had its fi…

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Hi Mark,
From start to finish, buying our U3 piano from Mark was a great experience. He patiently and quickly answered all of our many questions, even…

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Hi Mark,
When I visited your showroom in Oldham, I was really taken aback by the range of pianos for sale in terms of model, tone and touch, all of wh…

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Hi Mark,
I just like to thank you for providing a five star service from first contact with yourself, through to our meeting with Douglas and the fina…

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I learnt to play the piano from aged 7 and ceased playing regularly at aged 17 or 18. I always intended to take it up again later in life and, at 26,…

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Yamaha UX piano

We have been looking for a “real” piano for our son to complement his Yamaha Clavinova. We found Mark Goodwin’s website and he seemed to have just wha…

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Hi Mark,
I bought a reconditioned Yamaha U3M from Mark Goodwin at Easter after visiting his Oldham showroom. I had a big choice of U3s and plenty of…

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The advice I received from Mark when buying my piano was excellent. As a first time piano buyer I was a little nervous, Mark helped me choose the perf…

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Hi Mark,
Here’s what I have to say-hope its of some use! All sincerely meant!
Thank you so much Mark! Fabulous piano which I love to bits! Great sound…

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Hi Mark,
The piano arrived safe and well yesterday afternoon, so I just wanted to drop you a note to say “Wow” !! It is absolutely beautiful; good as…

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Dear Mark
I wanted to let you know that I could not be happier with the purchase of my U3 piano. Not only does it look wonderful, the sound is exquisi…

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Hi Mark
I cannot thank you enough for ALL your help. You have been not only generous and helpful, but exceedingly honest and communicative. I could ha…

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Hi Mark
Hope you & your family are keeping well. Even though we live in Knaresborough, getting to your Manchester showroom was not an issue at all; it…

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Hi Mark
I would like to thank you for selling us a U3 Yamaha piano, which was a smooth transaction. Your choice of instruments was wonderful. The pian…

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Hi Mark,
I wanted to thank you and your Team for the excellent service I received recently in respect of the purchase of my Yamaha U3, I absolutely lo…

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We bought a Yamaha U1 off of Mark at the end of August 2011 for our two boys to play, whose musical ability had long since outgrown their modest keybo…

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Hi Mark,
I’m Marcus McLaney, the son of Darren Mclaney, who recently purcheased a piano from you. Attatched is a photo of me sitting next to the piano…

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I cannot recommend Mark Goodwin Pianos more highly. My husband bought me a Yamaha U1 without my knowledge, and he knows nothing about pianos! Not only…

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Mark,
Thank you so much for your help in providing us with a beautiful U3, we are so pleased with it. We were looking not only for an excellent instru…

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We are delighted with Mark’s helpful service and quality of the piano we bought. No hard sell, the pianos do it for themselves. Mark kindly agreed to…

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Dear Mark
We are very pleased with our U3 Yamaha and the professional service Mark Goodwin Pianos delivered. I would have no hesitation in recommendin…

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Hi Mark
The piano arrived early yesterday morning. There was great excitement as you can imagine and Suzanne was just about to drop the boys to school…

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Hi Mark,
We live in Geneva, and purchased the piano from you which was delivered here by Coles and Co. We are extremely happy with the piano. It is…

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Hello Mark!
Just wanted to say that all is well with the Yamaha. We used the piano for our exams recently with excellent results! Everyone is pleased…

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Dear Mark,
I am overjoyed with my piano. It’s an excellent piano in great condition. There were many types of pianos in the showroom and Annie was ext…

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Hi Mark,
Just thought I ought to write you a note to thank you for choosing such a fantastic piano for me. I’ve now had it for a couple of weeks and…

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Hello
Im really glad I bought my piano from you, its such a beautiful piano and the sound quality is amazing. The service was also amazing, the piano…

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Hi Mark
I have wanted a piano for a number of years to enable me to resume playing.
Having retired, it seemed the perfect time. The U1 I bought from…

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Dear Mark,
We have now had our piano a full 2 weeks and I just want to let you know what a joy it is to listen to! We had actually been dreading the…

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We have had our Yamaha (W2129438) piano from Mark Goodwin for a little while now and are more than pleased with it. A friend recommended the company…

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Dear Mark,
We’ve had the piano for a week and a half now and I absolutely love it. I was away when the piano arrived, but it was fantastic to see it w…

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Hi Mark!
We are writing to thank you for the wonderful experience of buying our Yamaha U3 piano from you. After searching the internet for several mon…

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Hi Mark
We would like to thank you for our lovely Yamaha U3 Piano. The service we received in your Oldham Piano Showroom by yourself was second to non…

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I started out in 2002 with an electronic piano but after trying out a decent Yamaha acoustic I knew that it was the only way forward. You can feel an…

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We are so pleased in the professional manner that Mark dealt with our purchase of the Yamaha U3. There was so many top quality pianos to choose from i…

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Hi Mark
I’ve more a less been playing the piano non stop since it got here ! It plays and looks fantastic ! The delivery was really , really fast !! a…

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I had decided the time had come to replace my Yamaha Clavinova with a “real” piano and came across Mark Goodwin Pianos after an internet search. I pl…

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Dear Mark
We are delighted with the Yamaha and the excellent service we received from you from the first time we contacted you, to the day it was deli…

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We are delighted with our decision to replace our ordinary piano with a Yamaha U3 from Mark Goodwin. It is a glorious piece of furniture, which gleam…

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My 8 year old daughter has been having piano lessons for almost a year and has been practicing at home on an electronic organ. Her teacher recommended…

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Dear Mark,
I am so pleased with it and I would happily recommend you to anyone who wanted a piano. Your web page gave a good flavour of the service I…

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Having taken a leap of faith some 16 years ago in purchasing a second hand piano, when it came to wanting to change it this year for a newer model I w…

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Many years ago I used to play the piano. Recently our 3 year old daughter is starting to learn the piano too. As the piano I learned on had seen bette…

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Dear Mark,
My wife had a long held desire to learn to play the piano, so for a special birthday (I’m not saying how many) I decided to buy her a piano…

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I never thought that buying a piano could be so enjoyable, and so easy. Our old piano had sold much more quickly than we had anticipated, and there wa…

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Dear Mark,
This is to let you know how pleased I am with my Yamaha U3 that I purchased from you. I had always wanted a ‘real’ piano as opposed to a di…

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Hello Mark
My wife was completely ‘blown away’ by the surprise (I had her agree to stay upstairs watching a DVD with the volume turned up and the blin…

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Hi Mark,
Just to say many thanks for all your help,advice & info over the last month. The U3 arrived as arranged & Jon & his assistant were very profe…

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I would like to say how pleased we all are with the refurbished 1980 Yamaha U3 piano purchased from Mark Goodwin Pianos. It has been beautifully refur…

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Mark,
Firstly, sorry this has taken so long – I have a new camera to replace my old one (sand in the mechanism again). I’ve finally taken a photo of m…

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Dear Mark,
I am so pleased with the Kawai Piano which I have just bought from you. It has a wonderful sound and it is very inspirational to play and…

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Dear Mark,
The last two weeks our household has been full of music… since receiving the piano there has been a little bit of competition between my ch…

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Dear Mark,
We would like to thank both you and Annie for helping us to choose the right piano for us (a 1991 Yamaha U30A). We were very pleased to see…

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Hi Mark,
I have just added a short review to your Google listing saying what a great experience it was buying a Yamaha piano from you. I’d also like t…

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Hi Mark,
First of all, just to say a heartfelt thank you for all your help, patience, efficiency and courtesy over the past few weeks. Also for stock…

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Hi Mark,
Just to let you know we are thoroughly enjoying our U3, our favourite purchase to date. Not only does it look fab, it sounds fantastic too…

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We just moved into a new house and decided to treat ourselves to a decent piano. I used to play a lot and my eldest daughter has been learning for jus…

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Hi Mark,
The piano has arrived safely and Sasha is over the moon with it, it sounds and looks fantastic! – we made the right decision to go with a ref…

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The instrument I purchased from Mark Goodwin Pianos is second to none. Internally, it has been reconditioned and consequently sounds amazing. The ke…

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Dear Mark
I thought I would drop you a line. I am pleased the wedding went well, and i hope you enjoyed your honeymoon?? I have attached a picky of me…

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Mark,
May I say how delighted we are with the piano. The buying process was a delight and quite relaxing as we were not pressured in any way. We were…

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Hi Mark
Just a quick note to thank you for the excellent service we received when buying our Yamaha U1 piano from your Bristol showroom. We already ha…

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Matt (aged 11) bought his piano from Mark Goodwin Pianos having spent an hour and a half with Mark trying every piano in the shop. Matt played the sam…

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We were needing to upgrade our old piano to something better to allow Rachael, my daughter, to progress further with her studies. We scanned the marke…

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Dear Mark
I was delighted with my Yamaha U1 and the excellent customer service from Mark, Jenny and also the delivery guys who were amazing and carefu…

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Just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with my new U1 which was delivered a couple of weeks ago. It’s made such a difference to have a good qual…

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Hi Mark
I just thought I would drop you a line to say how nicely the piano is settling in. What a difference over its predecessor! It is an absolute…

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Dear Mark,
I bought refurbished 1983 U3 from Mark Goodwin Piano. It was an easy & reassuring purchasings I have ever had, I would recommend Mark Goodw…

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Dear Mark,
I decided to email you to let you know what we think of our new piano. We were really pleased and excited when it arrived. It looks absolut…

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Dear Mark,
We were very pleased with the entire buying process. All of your advice was very helpful, and I believe you picked a brilliant piano for us…

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We are really enjoying the piano we bought from Mark Goodwin. It has a great tone and is very even across the whole keyboard. I am a professional musi…

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Hello Mark,
I have been very pleased with Mark Goodwin Pianos. I knew I wanted a Yamaha U1 so e-mailed Mark about looking at one in his London store.…

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Dear Mark,
I just wanted to write and tell you how pleased we are with our piano.
Having started our search for a piano, we quickly liked the idea of…

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Hi Mark
Just wanted to say thank you for everything. You made the whole process completely painless, which is a rare thing these days. We are both com…

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Dear Mark,
Thought I would let you know we have just had our complimentary 1st tuning and our lovely piano is sounding better than ever. This is our…

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Going to Mark Goodwin’s piano showroom was the best decision we could have made. Knowing we wanted to concentrate on Yamaha U1s and U3s, we were amaze…

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Mark Goodwin gave me a really good insight into the piano that I could purchase within our budget. He was extremely friendly but not pushy and we sett…

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Love the piano (Yamaha U3) bought from Mark’s Oldham shop recently
The whole piano experience – Once I’d found the warehouse (my fault for not bringin…

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Hi Mark,
Just thought I’d let you know that I’m enjoying my new piano!! I have to say I was very impressed with how smooth the process was and with th…

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I must say Mark Goodwin’s pianos’ website first attracted me for its competitive prices as well as the immaculate condition of the instruments offered…

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Hi Mark,
I have been thrilled with my Yamaha U1 from Mark Goodwin Pianos. It is an immaculate instrument which belies its years. It is thirty years…

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Mark Goodwin offers the highest level of service, both in the showroom and via email. The piano itself- a 1985 U3- is absolutely beautiful and has a d…

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Hi Mark
We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at Mark Goodwin pianos. We are delighted with the piano we chose. The service was excellent. The piano was…

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Hi Mark,
Buying a piano can be unnerving, even for a professional musician. It’s a lot of money, and how many of us really know what to look for? This…

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Hi Mark,
Buying a piano from Mark was a thoroughly easy and stress free transaction. I haven’t been able to leave my Yamaha U3 alone, tonally I think…

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Very happy with piano, and only too please to recommend you as a source of reliable, good quality used pianos, to family and friends
Your Sincerely
Ja…

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Hey Mark,
Thanks for the other day. The delivery definitely went very smoothly. You two were ever so professioal!! The process was quite scary to watc…

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Dear Mark,
We are very pleased with our recently purchased Yamaha U3 piano; the quality of finish and sound are superb – in fact it has left me rather…

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I’m very happy with the looks of the piano and it sounds fantastic, a really deep sonorous sound.
Kind Regards
Stephen

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Hi Mark,
I should mention how thrilled we are with the piano. We were looking to replace our ninety year old piano with a more up-to-date-model, and o…

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Hi Mark!
Just a quick ‘thanks’ for the fabulous service you provided! Love the piano, and really appreciated the honesty and quality customer care.…

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Hi Mark
I’m very happy with this piano it sound’s like new and look’s new hopefully I will not wear it out to quickly with boogie piano playing, such…

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Hello Mark,
Just a note to say thank you for the piano – I’m really chuffed! Looking forward to learning how to play now!
Regards
Stephen Bell

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Thank you very much for delivering the piano today, Mark. It is a pleasure to play and I think the slightly greater brightness than the U3 is ideal f…

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The U3 is outstanding. My tuner will not believe its age and immaculate condition. I am so grateful for the superb service and beautiful instrument. M…

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Just wanted to say thank you so much for arranging the piano sale etc… the piano really is lovely. Thank you again for everything… you have been extre…

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Hi Mark,
The piano has arrived, and what a wonderful musical instrument it is. My wife will be home later today and I am sure our evening plans will s…

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Hi Mark,
Just a quick line to say thankyou for the swift efficient delivery of such a beautiful piano. My Mum was really impressed with the huge care…

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Dear Mr. Goodwin:

I want to take the opportunity to say how much I appreciated all
your help with the purchase, shipping and importing of my Erard gran…

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Bechstein Piano

The Bechstein’s move to the United States was a very smooth situation thanks to good crating and your skillful handling of all the details of an inter…

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Steinway grand piano

After visiting your website and completing a 500 mile round trip to view your piano, delighted to find that the Steinway grand piano on offer was exac…

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At first sight the piano tuner thought it was brand new and it wasn’t until he saw the serial number that he realised it was two decades old. The pian…

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Steinway Piano

I’d like to thank you for the relaxed yet professional manner through which the purchasing of my Steinway was completed. I am delighted with the instr…

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Bechstein Piano

I recently purchased a grand piano for restoration from Mark Goodwin Pianos, an experience that was altogether satisfactory and that I would be willin…

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Bechstein Piano

Buying from Mark Goodwin Pianos was an easy process. A large amount of accurate information was provided on the excellent website, including pictures.…

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Mark,
Just to say Walter is absolutely thrilled to bits with the piano. Nobody can believe how immaculate it is – friends thought it was brand new! H…

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I think it would be almost impossible to get a better instrument for your money than the Yamaha U3 I bought from Mark Goodwin Pianos. Not only was it…

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Hiya Mark,
The piano is still a great source of excitement – Victoria is thrilled to bits with it – and it’s a pleasure to hear her playing. I didn’t…

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Mark obviously knows his Bechsteins. He was a delight to deal with, efficient, knowledgeable and precise with his delivery.
We certainly recommend hi…

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Dear Mark,
My Bechstein has just arrived at my flat today. I tried playing and found it sound very nice. It remembers the sound I experienced in your…

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Hello Mark,
I just thought I’d take the time to let you know how pleased I am with my piano. It more than lives up to your description of it and certa…

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Dear Mark,

You are obviously very dedicated in your work, and I appreciate you allowing me unhindered time to look at the pianos. If my choice was simp…

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Dear Mark,

Just a note to thank you for yesterday. It was very good to meet you and the visit was a pleasurable experience.

I really appreciated your qu…

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Mark

Thanks ever so much for delivering yesterday, I don’t really know anything about pianos but I think it’s wonderful, I will let you know how we are…

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