020 8662 9119

About Us...

Who we are...

London Drum Company was set up in 2004 by Simon Jayes. 


Simon had previously worked for Pearl drums for around five years prior to fulfilling his desire to set up his own company. Since starting the company he has gone on to work as a touring drum tech for Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stadium Arcadium tour 2006), Bill Reiflin (REM, Accelerate tour 2008), John Blackwell (Prince, Welcome to America tour 2011), Philip Selway (Radiohead, 2012 - current), Zak Starkey (The Who, 2014 - 2015) and was part of the Adele crew for the 25 Would tour during 2016/17.

He has worked both live and on recording projects with many UK artists such as Placebo, Biffy Clyro, Paul Weller, Primal Scream, Kasabian, Feeder, Skunk Anansie, The Script and more.



Where we are...


Our premises is based in Deptford, South East London. 

Unit 5, Titan Business Estate, Ffinch Street, SE8 5QA

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8662 9119   E: info@londondrumcompany.com



What we do...

We work with many of the UK's highest profile professional drummers, percussionists and international touring bands and artists providing a number of specific services dedicated to this area of the music industry.

Our regular clients include drummers such as Ralph Salmins, Ian Thomas, Geoff Dugmore, Neal Wilkinson, Karl Brazil and Pete Lewinson, Bands such as Placebo, Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro and Kasabian. We also look after the needs of players like Chad Smith, Steve Smith, Adam Nussbaum, and Omar Hakim when they're in the UK.

Along with working closely with most leading manufacturers LDC has amassed a truly impressive hire inventory that is relied upon by some of London and the UK's leading recording facilities in the industry.

Many clients choose to store their equipment with us in our dedicated, secure storage facilities and rely upon us to handle the logisitics of getting their gear delivered and set wherever and whenever they need it.  Our storage packages are varied and are available for everyone.

Our Workshop offers many service and repair options. All work is carried out in house by trained LDC staff with years of experience. 



Opening Times...

Please email us for available times as they change from week to week due to our wokring commitments.




How To Find Us...

Find us online

By Rail

Deptford Overground Station; 5 minute walk

Deptford Bridge DLR Station; 15 minute walk