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£2,587raised of £19,500 target by 42 supporters

Weʼre raising £19,500 to repair the historic clock of St Luke's Church in West Norwood.

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West Norwood London
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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.

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!

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  • Amanda Wright

    Amanda Wright

    a month ago

    Amanda Wright

    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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  • H L Dawson Conduit Mead Company Ltd

    H L Dawson Conduit Mead Company Ltd

    Nov 30, 2016

    We can see the west clock face from our office! We are delighted to support this long overdue restoration project.

    £250.00

  • Katherine Dandy

    Katherine Dandy

    Nov 29, 2016

    Well done James - I like people who get things done! Good luck with this project

    £100.00

  • Charles Frodsham & Co.

    Charles Frodsham & Co.

    Nov 29, 2016

    As successors to the Vulliamy business in 1854, Frodshams are delighted to be supporting such a hugely important horological project.

    £500.00

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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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