COVID_19 UPDATE   (1st June 2020)


This week we commence our phased return to work.

Tom, Jo and Sam have returned to work and we can at least make a start to produce trombones following Social distancing rules as much as we can. Luckily the size of the workshop keeps staff 2 meters apart!

Tim will return to work next Monday (8th June 2020) and will endeavor to Covid -19 secure the shop, ready for the re-opening on the 15th June 2020.

If you wish to book an appointment to test trombones after the 15Th June, please email info@rathtrombones.com

 Obviously we will be running with limited staff for the time being and email response times might be a little longer.

We do not have large numbers of customers visiting and all visits are by appointment only, giving us plenty of opportunity/ time to clean and sterilize instruments and surfaces, before our next visitor.

We are currently changing a few things around in the workshop, and as soon as we feel ready and comfortable, gradually more staff will return to work.

If we cannot adhere to the Social distancing rules, it is possible we may have to run a shift system to limit the number of staff on the premises at any one time.

We do hope to be back in full production as soon as possible.

Rath trombones would like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for their support and patience through these strange times.

Please Stay safe and well.

Best Regards Mick Rath


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