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Full Accreditation Details for :

F.H. Browne & Sons Ltd Contact : Stephen Bayley

The Old Cartwright School   The Street   Ash, nr Canterbury   Kent  CT3 2AA
Phone : 01304 813 146   Email :  Website :

  • Tuning & Maintenance : Yes  (last inspected 2016)
  • Cleaning & Overhaul : Yes (last inspected 2016)
  • Rebuilding :  Yes (last inspected 2016)
  • Historic Restoration : No 
  • Pneumatic Restoration : No 
  • New Electric Action : No 
  • New Tracker Action : No 
  • New Continuo Organ Construction :  Yes (last inspected 2016)

Workshop Facilities : Approx 3,000 sq ft converted school. Usual range of woodworking machinery; voicing and pipe repair facilities.

Number of Staff : 8

Services Offered : Comprehensive range from tuning to new organs.

Examples of Work Inspected : Examples for inspection were mainly electric action rebuilds,a well-regarded 1887 Bevington organ and a new continuo organ built for the International Organ Festival.

Inspectors Noted : Inspectors noted neat electrical and constructional work; well-made new casework; extensive tonal remodelling in some examples and a sympathetic and meticulous approach to restoration. The New Organ accreditation was awarded following the inspection of a new continuo organ.