Westfield (guitars)

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Westfield Guitars were a Scottish based guitar brand, owned by P&R Howard (Music) Ltd who produced and sold acoustic, electric and bass guitars.

Westfield Guitars were established in 1989 from the owner Paul Howard's garage, turning over £19,000 in the first year. The company grew to a turnover of £4.6 million in 2005 and operated out of a warehouse in East Kilbride, Scotland.[1] They were the largest distributor of musical instruments in Scotland. Notable Players include Danny Jones of McFly and Jason Mraz .Stevie Hayfever and Charles "Boydy" Boyd from Scottish rock band GASDAD both played Westfield guitars over the years. Stevie Hayfever worked with Westfield for 15 years and had some custom guitars made most of which remained in his own collection . .[2]

They went out of business in September 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About P&R Howard". Retrieved 2010-06-19.
  2. ^ a b "Eleven jobs lost as musical firm P&R Howard collapses". The Herald (Glasgow).