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02 Oct

The Solar Time Clock – a world first

The only mechanical clock in the world which is adjustable for longitude and latitude has just been unveiled.

Big Ben
16 Aug

BIG BEN TO FALL SILENT UNTIL 2021

Crowds gathered in Parliament Square on Monday 21 August to hear The Great Bell of Westminster strike midday for the last time until 2021.

05 Jul

Swiss Court Rules against Swatch and in Favour of Cousins

Late yesterday afternoon, our lawyers in Zurich received the ruling we have been waiting for from the Court in Bern.

A final glimpse through the Foundry door. Photo courtesy of James Nye.
02 May

End of an era as Whitechapel Bell Foundry closes

Britain’s oldest manufacturing business closes its doors in May after supplying bells to the horological trade for 450 years.

03 Jan

OPENMOVEMENT – A huge opportunity for watch manufacturers

Five Swiss watchmakers have got together to d

03 Jan

Crowdfunding to restore important Vulliamy

A thoroughly modern fundraising method is being employed to help restore an important Vulliamy clock which is almost 200 years old.

£29m conservation plan for Elizabeth Tower announced by UK parliament
28 Apr

Big Ben: £29m plans to conserve Elizabeth Tower announced

UK Parliament has announced a three-year programme of essential works to conserve the Elizabeth Tower, the Great Clock and the Great Bell, also kn

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