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Cost of Hiring an Instrument

The costs of hiring an instrument from Stringers are detailed in the table below:


Initial 3 months hire Monthly cost thereafter
Violin £30.00 (+ VAT) £10.00 (+ VAT)
Viola/Viola conversion £36.00 (+ VAT) £12.00 (+ VAT)
Cello £60.00 (+ VAT) £20.00 (+ VAT)




The costs of insuring the hire instrument through the Stringers Hire Insurance scheme are detailed in the table below:


Initial 3 months insurance Monthly cost thereafter
Violin/Viola conversion £6.00 £2.00
Violas £9.00 £3.00
Cello £12.00 £4.00


Please note that Stringers London do not usually offer adult-sized (4/4) instruments for hire and stock only a limited number of hire instruments across the board. Please phone ahead of coming in to ensure we have the correct size for you.


Special offers

Visit the Stringers violin shop Special Offers section for discounted violins, violas and cellos

Visit our workshop

Click here to find out more about violin, viola and cellos repairs

Hire & Part-exchange Schemes

Click here for details of how to hire and part-exchange violins, violas and cellos.