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Terry’s Chocolate Factory Clock Ticks Again After Search For Missing Parts

June 19, 2023 Heritage, News

Landmark clock at the Terry’s chocolate factory in York ticks for the first time since 2005 after search for its missing parts. The Clock at the Grade II-listed Terry’s Chocolate Factory has been dormant for the last 18 years after it stopped in 2005 when work around it fell silent and production of Terry’s chocolate was moved oversees. Abandoned and falling into disrepair, the listed factory was on English Heritage’s Buildings at Risk Register when it was bought by property developer HBD in 2013.  HBD partnered with the PJ Livesey Group and as part of their work together – converting the 1920s factory…

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“No two days are the same”⁠ – Thoughts after a year at the company

June 5, 2023 Uncategorized

A PASSION FOR TIME Phil Cockell⁠ We spoke with Clock Engineer Phil Cockell to get an insight into what brought him to clockmaking and how he has found the experience of working in horology since joining the company in April of last year.⁠ ⁠ Phil: “I’ve been working for Smiths for just over a year now. After graduating from University I worked at a Pharmacy where I enjoyed the work, but was looking for something that tied in more with my interests, so I got in touch with Smith of Derby asking if they might have any jobs available. ⁠…

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