Music Shops in Swansea

Find the best places in Swansea to buy music equipment.

Swansea certainly isn't lacking in guitar shops, and if you are looking for both dedicated Fender and Gibson dealers, Swansea is your place.

Alternatively, if you fancy heading to an independent store with a good selection and a high standard of expertise to boot, then Swansea gives you the goods once again. Here's Guitar Lessons Swansea's rundown of what's what of music shops.

Derricks Music

Derricks music located at 221 Oxford St, Swansea SA1 3BQ is a great small shop that stocks a wide range of instruments & is known for having friendly staff. The store was established in 1956 in Port Talbot in a small unit in Talbot Sstreet. It sold records radios and various hi fi equpment. A second shop followed a few years later in Church Street Port Talbot which was most probably the first dedicated pop/rock shop in Wales . During the redevelopment of PORT TALBOT in 1966/67 the Talbot Street shop moved to Cwmavon square and later to Staion Road. This shop closed after the death of Derrick in 1985. The Church Street shop moved to Swansea to the Oxford street site which opened in October 1968 and continues to trade to this day.

Spider Music

Spider Music is a small music store in swansea that offers a wide range of instruments and sheet music. Customers have commented on how helful the staff are when you want to make a purchase or just try out some instruments. They have a great but small online store that is also worth checking out. You can find them on 4 Alexandra Rd, Gorseinon, Swansea SA4 4NW.


Re-generate isn't a music shop per say but it is a great option if you are looking to pick up some great second hand effects pedals or guitars. Sometimes you can find some real gems here for pennies. It's also a good option if you would like to get ahold of a nice guitar for half the retail price. You can find them at 30 Oxford St, Swansea SA1 3AN.


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