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Guitar Hospital Holiday Opening

Posted on Dec 14, 2020

GUITAR HOSPITAL will be closing for the holidays on FRIDAY 18 DECEMBER at 12 noon and re-opening on MONDAY 4 JANUARY 2021 at 2pm. Please email for appointments.


Guitar Hospital Temporary closure

Posted on Sep 18, 2020

Guitar Hospital will be closed from Saturday, 26 September through to Tuesday, 6th October. There will be limited monitoring of phone messages and email during this period.

New London Premises

Posted on June 10, 2020

Guitar Hospital London workshop will be closed on 17/18/19 June as we are moving premises. We will reopen the following week at our new premises, on Wednesday 24 June.

From 24 June, the address of our new London workshop will be:

Suite 3
Calder Court
Pageant Steps
253 Rotherhithe Street
London SE16 5FX

Workshop opening times in London will be:

  • Wednesdays: 1pm-6pm
  • Thursdays: 10am-7pm
  • Fridays: 10am-12pm

Whitstable workshop location and times remain unchanged.

As opening hours are limited, please call or email for an appointment. Social distancing and masking is in place.



There is unrestricted, free on-street parking in Rotherhithe Street directly outside.


Nearest tube stations are Bermondsey (Jubilee Line) or Canada Water (Jubilee Line & London Overground).

  • From outside Bermondsey Tube station, cross the road and take a C10 bus towards Canada Water. This will take you directly to Pageant Steps bus stop (8 mins)
  • From Canada Water station, head upstairs from the tube platform to the bus station and take a C10 bus towards Victoria. This will take you directly to Pageant Steps bus stop (8 mins)

The nearest overground station is Rotherhithe

  • From outside the station turn right to the bus stop and take a C10 bus towards Canada Water to Pageant Steps bus stop (4 mins)

Guitar Hospital reopening our London workshop from next week!

Posted on May 16, 2020

We are reopening the London workshop wit the following hours:

  • Wednesdays: 2pm-6pm
  • Thursdays: 10am-6pm
  • Fridays: 10am-12pm

Call or email for an appointment - our Whitstable workshop is also open for appointments.

Please note, we are practising safe social distancing and masking in both workshops.

Whitstable workshop

Guitar Hospital Is Now Open For Business At The Whitstable Workshop!

Posted on Apr 27, 2020

By appointment only - please call or email to book your slot. There are social distancing procedures and strict hygiene practices in place.
Stay tuned for information on the reopening of the London workshop.

Guitar Hosptial now on Instagram!

Posted on Mar 25, 2020

Guitar Hospital is now on Instagram! Please follow us at guitarhospitaluk.


Posted on Mar 18, 2020

With the ongoing spread of coronavirus, Guitar Hospital will be closing tomorrow, 19th March at 6 pm, until further notice. Watch this space for updates.

Backlog sign

Guitar Backlog!

Posted on Jan 28, 2020

Due to a huge backlog of guitars, we are unable to take in any new work until March 1st. Please email me at to book your instrument in from then. Thanks!

Christmas 2019 Opening times

Posted on Dec 14, 2019

We will be closing for Christmas at 12:00 on 20th December and reopening at 10:00 on 4th January.

London workshop relocation

Posted on Oct 7, 2015

Guitar Hospital's London workshop is being relocated to new premises on November 1st 2015. We are moving to a bigger and better workshop in Bermondsey.

The new address is Unit 17, Bermondsey Trading Estate, Rotherhithe New Road, London SE16 3LL.

Whitstable workshop relocation

Posted on Sep 13, 2014

Guitar Hospital's Whitstable workshop is being relocated to a new premises within the town. Please call John on +44 (0)7543 821 939 or email him for details of the new address.

Cato Academy

Cato Academy, London

Posted on Jul 31, 2014

John has co-written and is the course director at the new Cato Academy in London. Cato Academy is a school for aspiring Tour Managers, Production Managers, Backline Techs & Live Sound Engineers taught by the touring industries finest. For more information see the Cato Acadmey Facebook page.

Strings and accessories for sale in the workshop

Strings and accessories for sale in the workshop!

Posted on Sep 20, 2013

We are pleased to announce that the Whitstable workshop will now be stocking a selection of strings, picks, straps and capos etc. all at reasonable prices!

Guitar Hosptial now on Facebook!

Posted on May 30, 2012

Guitar Hospital now has its very own Facebook page. Please come and click the like button there!

Armed Forces Discount

Posted on Jan 15, 2012

John is now offering a 10% discount for all armed forces personnel.

Product Reviews

Posted on Jan 15, 2012

John has recently been reviewing products for the Vintage Pedal Workshop and Tao Guitars.

London Workshop

Suite 3
Calder Court
Pageant Steps
253 Rotherhithe Street
London SE16 5FX

Whitstable Workshop



+44 (0)7543 821 939