Posts In: International Clocks

Memorial Clock Tower, New Zealand

January 23, 2019 News

A memorial clock tower is a common feature in many towns and cities across the world but particularly in Australasia. They are often the scene of annual Anzac parades, which take place in April to commemorate those lost in both World Wars. The picturesque town of Waverley, New Zealand, is no different as it has a memorial clock tower at the heart of its community. The tower was subject to a full restoration in 2013 which brought it back to full working order and visually making it look ‘as good as new’. However, the clocks chiming hours were not always…

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Vernon Post Office Clock

January 8, 2019 News

Along with work in the UK, Smith of Derby has completed many projects across the world, something which we’re very proud of. Whilst international focus is currently on the Middle East, work has taken place previously in Australia, Africa, America and many other global locations. As part of the widespread work across the world, Smith of Derby fabricated a flatbed clock for the city of Vernon, Canada. The clock was located in the city’s Post Office and was complimented by four glazed dials, situated at the top of the clock tower. This became a real focal point of the city,…

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In the news this August

August 13, 2018 News

Our team here at Smith of Derby have had another busy summer, both in the works and out on various sites across the UK. All departments have been working hard during this heatwave on many different projects, with the odd ice cream being enjoyed along the way! Our traditional sector has been extremely busy with many different jobs taking place, both in the works and by our engineers across the UK. Our engineer Matthew Smith recently completed various works on a local church clock. The client, who happens to be a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI) and has…

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