Smith of Derby Group’s portfolio of clockmakers includes five of the most iconic and reputable names in British horology – John Smith & Sons (1856), James Ritchie & Son (1809), William Potts & Sons (1833), J B Joyce & Co (1690), and G&F Cope & Co (1845). Collectively, these prominent clockmakers form what is now Smith of Derby Group. This ‘stable’ of clockmakers treasures time by creating, servicing, preserving, and restoring some of the greatest public clocks in the UK and around the world.
Whether it is a tower clock, turret clock, pillar clock, projecting clock, floral clock, or wall clock, our team of service clockmakers combines for nearly a century of experience in time-keeping.
World renowned and the UK’s leading clock repairers, restorers, and conservation specialists, Smith of Derby Group cherishes the expression of time and will continue to preserve it in communities. It’s what makes us tick.