Welcome to our friendly service at Minster Records.

Minster Records attention to service has made us a popular retailer for both first time and our repeat customers. we take utmost care in all our vinyl & our strict gradings mean 95% or more of our stock is in Excellent to near mint condition.

We professionally clean every vinyl we put out to ensure the best listening experience for you the customer with a wide range of collectable and rare used vinyl records and all genres to choose from, Lp’s  Singles, you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for!

If you require assistance, our qualified staff will provide you with expert guidance. We’re looking forward to meeting you! If you have any questions or specific requirements please email us using the contacts form and we will be happy to help, if we cannot meet your needs immediately we will contact you when we have the stock available.

Due to Covid-19, we are working on an appointment basis. For more information go to the COVID-19 section below.

Opening Times (Appointment only)

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

News

6 days ago

Minster Records

We are all ready for the first Partial re-opening Tomorrow and awaiting Those who have booked appointments over this weekend. Sections are bulging and the shop looks as full as it ever has been with fresh stock that has come in since closure ready for new homes. If you have an appointment , please help by arriving on time to give yourself the full allocated browsing time , and me to keep it all running to time.
All Surfaces have been methodically cleaned , and we have hand sanitizer at the door and other points around the shop. We are as safe as we can possibly be.
Look forward to seeing the first wave of you, Its been a while!
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2 weeks ago

Minster Records

Good morning.

Sorry another Update.

Just a reminder that all the Appointments for 3rd, 4th & 5th of July are now all taken. Should any cancellations occur then I will add the times on here.
You can now book an appointment for any FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY through-out July & August by the Booking tab on the Page, via message directly, phone or Email.
We are staying appointment based for now as I feel its the best way to keep everyone who visits us as safe as possible, instead of just random walk ins that are difficult to assess, as safety is paramount.
From August if things keep advancing hopefully in the right direction, a booking can be for 2 people from a different household per visit if you so wish to browse with a friend / family member etc.
We have many customers who don't yet feel safe to shop amongst other people so this way gives them chance in a clean, safe as possible and less fearful environment if they wish to do so as well as those who are already comfortable going into shops.

We will keep posting Pictures of new arrivals on here as much as possible that can be posted out, collected or locally delivered.

I know this isn't an ideal situation and it won't work for everyone as we all want the freedom to walk into a shop anytime we feel that desire to do so. Your patience and support is much appreciated until such time.

Thnx

Si.
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2 weeks ago

Minster Records

Good Evening.

Hope everyone is keeping well. Just a little update on how things are with the advance bookings for our re-opening from Friday July 3rd.
We have one slot left for both the Friday & Saturday but still three left for Sunday 5th. If you want to book one then let me know before they potentially get taken.

Still trying to wade through the punk collection and the singles are all cleaned and priced. All these will be in the shop for that opening weekend.
More incomings Inc a nice little lot this evening with some exceptionally clean indie among them.

Keep safe.
Si.
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We buy all aspects of Vinyl Records.

60s 70s 80s 90s 2000s Rock , Prog Rock , Punk , Indie , Soul , Reggae , Metal , Folk , Blues , Psych , Classical.. Albums , Lp`s , Singles, Picture Discs, E.p`s, Promo`s : Also Cd`s , Music Cassettes , Turntables + Music Memorabilia.

We pay the BEST prices in the UK for Excellent condition lots, rare items & will beat any previous written quote on whole collections. And we also visit you at home to view/buy taking the hassle out of you selling your collections in these busy times.

Cleaning
Our records are professionally cleaned using our inhouse MOTH cleaners and graded according to condition, we will also clean customers records for a small fee. We also now offer a Vinyl flattening service, we can correct warped or Dished vinyl.
Collections
We are always on the look out to buy whole collections. We have many years experience in buying & sourcing Vinyl - We like to keep things simple. We`re keen to purchase your quality Vinyl. Sell to us in complete confidence and safety , if you have a large collection we can arrange to visit you. No fees, no negative feedback, no excuses, no fuss. We buy outright and pay immediately.
Music Cassettes
Music Cassette tapes bought and sold.
Record Decks

We buy and sell vintage or secondhand turntables.

How to find us

9 Eastgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 0DR
Located just off Wednesday Market in Eastgate, Beverley only 12 miles from Hull

Covid-19

Hello

Hope everyone is keeping well.

I would like to update everyone on how we will be proceeding with the future here at Minster Records.

I’ve had a few days now to take in and chew the fat over the guidelines that have been set out for small businesses to reopen at a possible June 15th date. I have decided that we will be “reopening” from July but it will only be as an appointment-only basis and the days we will be holding these will be Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays weekly. This will run until the end of August when I will assess how things are and whatever the guidelines are at that point.

This decision isn’t an easy one but there are difficulties and reasons why we can’t just open up as normal, firstly I will explain the difficulties. We are a tactile shop in which customers browse, that means you just don’t walk in for a specific item you tend to touch albums in all manner of sections. One of the government’s guidelines set out is that customers will be advised to only touch what they intend to buy, as you can imagine this is really difficult for us to adhere to. Anything touched then rejected, or returned is suggested to be placed away for up to 72hrs until returning to the display. Taking hundreds of items out after each customer isn’t practical.

We have a new business opening next door and a residential building at the other side so any potential queuing would affect these premises and as we are situated in a very narrow path, any queue would mean other pedestrians having to step on the road to get by which wouldn’t be safe.

So how the appointment basis will work.

Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday we will have allocated time slots of 30 minutes that will start from 9 am and the last one being at 4pm. In between appointments, I will leave a further 30 minutes in order to clean and disinfect surfaces etc. We will provide Vinyl gloves that each customer must wear or if these cause any irritating or medical issues then you can use the hand sanitizer provided. A facial covering or mask will be advised if you have one. You will be asked in that if you have any symptoms that you avoid booking a slot and follow the government guidelines.

This will run until August and then I will take stock of how it’s going and how things are around the advice at that time. If this “new normal” lasts for a substantial amount of time further into the year and so on, then the whole reason why I opened a shop and have strived to provide a community hub will be compromised. I thrive on the fact people could just walk in off the street, browse chat and so on and see the shop full of people on a daily basis gave me a sense of pride. But if that can’t happen for many months then I don’t see that being enjoyable to you or to me. We have been working online since we closed, and thank you to all that have supported me on that. That will continue as and when new stock arrives, but it’s maybe the way ahead and I have until the next lease renewal clause to consider that being so.

If you have any question or would like to book an appointment, contact information can be found below.

I will be updating Facebook should anything change.

Stay safe, stay well. 

Minster Records 

Contact

Mobile: 07970434211

Landline: 01482 887639

Email: cawkwellsimon@yahoo.co.uk or eastgatevinyl9@hotmail.com

You can also contact us by using the form below: Please leave a contact telephone number if possible.