Monington & Weston are perhaps one of the most recognisable names in the UK piano market. Monington & Weston are known for their durability, with a lot of their grand pianos having addition of an extra iron frame to the back of uprights and grands, commonly called a ‘double’ iron frame mean that these models had a much better tone. The double iron frame expanded together with changes in temperature thus allowing it to stay in tune much better than wooden backed pianos. Many baby grands were made which have a reasonable tone for the size but nearly all have “simplex” actions. As Monington and Weston specialised in baby grands, these were some of the best simplex action baby grands