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Stopped Clocks is a public collaborative project which exists to first document all the stopped clocks in the UK, with the aim being to restore those we can to working order.

Anyone can help, so please send us any information on stopped clocks in your area and by all means post here at the blog.

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Shipley clock tower - stopped clock

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The clock on the Shipley (West Yorks) market tower hasn’t worked in years but I remember it well as a child. The clock has 4 sides and there was a metallic man that came out of the tower and hit the bell to create the hourly chimes – seems such a shame its not working properly anymore

Posted by Alfie

Robert Chamberlain(nevillebartoz-at-hotmail-dot-co-dot-uk) says:

im sat at work now and there are two men stood on top of the tower possibly fixing it.....
we may hear the bells again !

18th May 2009, 17:02

yarnspinners(rubina-at-yarnspinnerstours-dot-co-dot-uk) says:

The clock is being fixed and shall be included in the new town centre trail being launched in June.

23rd May 2009, 12:51