Our involvement in time

The World's most remote public clock; the World's tallest freestanding clock; the largest steam driven clock; the highest building mounted clock; the largest inclined public clock; the highest public clock above sea level; the largest mechanical tower clock. Smith of Derby has been responsible for them all!


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Smith of Derby care for thousands of public clocks annually and has installed or restored some of the world's finest and most iconic clocks such as St Paul's Cathedral clock, Customs House clock tower in Shanghai and even the 'Harry Potter Station Clock' in St Pancras Station in London.

Smith of Derby are also clockmaking innovators and are proud to have produced creatively designed and precision engineered public clocks, kinetic architectural installations and fascinating public feature clocks in the cities, towns and villages of countries around the world.

This is a short video about Smith of Derby's fascinating history and involvement in time. It highlights the diverse nature of our business and our leading position in ‘the expression of time’. We hope you find it enjoyable and entertaining.


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