Pipemakers and Fettlers

Pipemakers and Fettlers

The Society makes no recommendations, nor does it take any responsibility for guaranteeing workmanship or performance, this rests between the customer and maker. If you would like to be added to, or removed from, this list please contact website@northumbrianpipers.org.uk


If you are interested in the making of pipes you might like to know about a proposed Co-op for sharing ideas, information and techniques, click here for information.


Alan Bailey, 16 Harbottle Avenue, Shiremoor, Newcastle upon Tyne NE27 0TX

0191 252 8286


Nigel Barlow, 25 Station Road, Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8AP.

Tel: 0191 2159147 Mob:07778 481641. barlowsmallpipes@virginmedia.com


Kim Bull, Bellingham, Northumberland.

Email Kim@northumbrianpipes.co.uk.  www.Northumbrianpipes.co.uk



John Burke Broom Cottage, 29 Foundry Fields, Crook, Co. Durham DL15 9JY.

Tel. 01388 762620



David Burleigh

After over 40 years making Northumbrian pipes, David Burleigh has ceased production of new sets. 


Richard & Anita Evans, Fairhaven, Southwaite, Carlisle, Cumbria CA4 0EP,



Ian Ketchin Smallpipes, Dervaig Cottage, Banavie, Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33 7LY



Dave McQuade 77 Southbrooke AvenueHartlepool TS25 5JB

Tel: 01429  260216 email: dmcquade@zetnet.co.uk


Colin Ross  5 Denebank, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay  NE25 9AE
0191 252 6585   rosspipes@aol.com
In addition to making pipes, Colin supplies chanter and drone reeds and will service and restore other makes of pipes.


Julia Say Park House, Lynemouth, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 5XQ

Tel: 01670 860215 Julia.Say@nspipes.co.uk

not currently taking orders, any sets available will be advertised. Advice always available.


Dave Shaw, Northumbrian and Scottish Smallpipes, Irish Pipes and SHAW Whistles

2 Shafto Cottage,Craghead,Stanley, DH9 6DW.

Tel 01207 231474 dave@daveshaw.co.uk


Ray Sloan Creevins, Mountcharles, Donegal, Ireland.

Tel: 00353 (0)862430983 ray@raysloan.com


Paul Tabbush 70, Burnt Hill Road Farnham, Surrey. GU10 3LN

Tel: 01252 722938. Started making and fettling Northumbrian Pipes in 2010


If you would like to be added to, or removed from, this list please contact website@northumbrianpipers.org.uk

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