Manchester's largest secondhand record shop
Vinyl Exchange opened in Manchester in 1988 and is now the largest seller and buyer of rare and second-hand CDs, records and DVDs in the north-west of England, with an increasing global presence through our website.
Our shop is at 18 Oldham Street, at the heart of Manchester's rapidly expanding Northern Quarter. This shop has two floors of CDs and records. We have a team of staff who know their specialist areas like the backs of their hands.
These include rock and indie, metal, punk, alternative, experimental, industrial, psychedelic and soundtracks. We also have an entire floor exclusively devoted to dance music, with a large team who specialise in hip hop, house, techno, electronica, rave, jungle, r'n'b, disco, soul, funk and reggae. In addition we deal in jazz, blues, folk, country, world music... in short, pretty much every style of music there is.
We have a fully database driven website with shopping cart and secure ordering available. 1000s of items are listed with many more being added on a daily basis..
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Vinyl Exchange Limited|
Overall Rating: |
Feedback: 99.7% positive (2301 ratings)
Fill Rate: 38%
Time To Ship: 1.4 days
Response Time: 1.0 day (23.8 hrs)
Seller Since: August 2008 (10 years)
Inventory: 20,335 items (80 days ago)
We ship via Royal Mail First Class or Special Delivery for UK orders, and International Airmail or 'International Signed For' anywhere outside the UK.
All UK orders totalling the value of £35 or more will automatically be sent using Royal Mail Special Delivery service. This will fully insure your goods and will require a signature on delivery.
All non-UK orders totaling £35 or more will automatically be sent using the International Signed For service. This will fully insure your goods and will require a signature on delivery. If your order totals more than £35 please make sure you select a postage option that includes insurance. Grading
Our vinyl stock is generally in Excellent condition, all gradings on the site are shown in the format: sleeve first, item second (eg EX/VG), and our specific grading guidelines (based on the Record Collector Price Guide system) are as follows:
Unplayed - record, sleeve, inner sleeve and any inserts are all as new, and label has no spindle marks on the label.
Record has been played, but shows no audible or visible sign of wear; packaging may show signs of slight wear through general use.
A well-loved record - shows visible signs of use (such as surface marks or spindle marks on label) or audible signs (surface noise, slight stylus wear); sleeve may have some cover wear, but no serious damage.
A well-worn record - visible and audible scratches, label wear, and noticeable damage to the sleeve (split seams, creasing, tears due to sticker removal etc.). Payment
Payment Methods Accepted
Visa, Mastercard, Solo, Switch, Maestro, Delta, Electron, PayPal, Personal Check (Pounds Sterling), Certified Check (Pounds Sterling), Returns
Incorrect or Faulty items
If you have received items that you are unhappy with, or that prove to be faulty, you can return them to us and we will make every effort to replace them for you. If a replacement cannot be offered, we will refund your credit/debit card. Alternatively you can choose to have a replacement item to the same value. Please return the item(s) with your original invoice and make clear which item(s) you are unhappy with. Also, please indicate your preferred refund method. Please post to:
Mail Order Department
18 Oldham Street
If you wish to contact us you can email or telephone 0161 236 1613
If the damage is limited to standard cases, please email us with details of the damaged cases and we can send replacements out to you.