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    Weʼve raised £4,252 to repair the historic clock of St Luke's Church in West Norwood.

    West Norwood London
    Funded on Thursday, 2nd March 2017

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    The clock situated in the tower of St. Luke’s Church in West Norwood is of national historic significance. Made in 1827 by the famous clockmaker BL Vulliamy it is the earliest example of a flatbed turret clock movement in England.

    If you live in West Norwood you will know that hasn't told the time in a long time! Over the past nearly 200 years it has finally reached the point of needing a thorough overhaul to make it work reliably and also return it to its former glory.

    Along with restoring a historically significant clock and making it function well we also hope to make the clock accessible for study and observation via a website, including a webcam that will show the clock working in real time.

    This project is a partnership between St Luke's Church, Clockworks in West Norwood and Norwood Action Group.

    Thank you for your donations. The project total is £35,000. To date we have received funds totalling almost £22,000 from the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, Antiquarian Horological Society, Golden Bottle Trust, Norwood Forum and many generous private donors. We have also been promised a further £4500 from the Church Buildings Council and Norwood Action Group, bringing our current total to just over £26,000.

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    • Amanda Wright1 year ago
      Amanda Wright

      Amanda Wright

      1 year ago
      Update from the Page owner

      A huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to this project to repair and restore the clock at St Luke's Church in West Norwood. All the money has now been raised, a contractor has been appointed and we hope to start work at the end of April.

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    • Amanda Wright2 years ago
      Amanda Wright

      Amanda Wright

      2 years ago

      Thank you for your donations. The project total is £35,000. To date we have received funds totalling almost £22,000 from the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, Antiquarian Horological Society, Golden Bottle Trust, Norwood Forum and many generous private donors. We have also been promised a further £4500 from the Church Buildings Council and Norwood Action Group, bringing our current total to just over £26,000. We've adjusted our fundraising target accordingly.

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    • Amanda Wright2 years ago
      Amanda Wright

      Amanda Wright

      2 years ago

      Thank you for your donations. The project total is £35,000. Towards that we already have commitments totalling £15,500 from the Church Buildings Council, Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, Antiquarian Horological Society and the Norwood Action Group. Please help us raise the balance by sharing our justgiving page.

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      Amanda Wright

      Amanda Wright

      West Norwood London

      Amanda Wright is the Parish Administrator of St Luke's Church West Norwood, a parish church in the Church of England.

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