Time Is Ticking On Dockyard Clocks Restoration

January 23, 2017

Work is well underway towards restoring two of the Island’s most famous clocks with parts taking shape at a specialist firm in the US.

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The West End Development Corporation [WEDCO] announced last year that was investing $200,000 into restoring the clocks at Clocktower.

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One tells the time and one the high tide time, but the mechanisms were put in 30 years ago and have worn out.

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The work was given to the Electric Time Company of Massachusetts and the new clocks are starting to take shape in the factory.

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Joanna Cranfield, WEDCo.’s Business Development Manager, said: “The work that has been done so far looks fantastic. It will be great to get the clocks back in working order, they are such a significant landmark.”

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  1. Bermuda Rocks says:

    Wonderful, gonna look so great!!

  2. 32n64w says:

    Wonderful job Team Bermuda!

  3. Clare says:

    Wow, those look beautiful! Can’t wait to see them restored!