Clock Mechanisms Project Category

The Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower, Hong Kong, P.R.C.

The Old Railway Station Clock Tower.

Hong Kong, P.R.C.

completed Jan - Mar 2022

John Taylor & Co (International) was contacted by the Antiquities and Monuments Office of the Hong Kong Government to work with them on the project to restore the bell originally supplied by Taylor’s to the Canton-Kowloon Railway Company in 1919. This one tonne bell in Eb which is now on a plinth in the base […]

Greatham, Hartlepool, County Durham.

St John the Baptist Parish Church

United Kingdom

completed Oct - Dec 2020

This church houses a Westminster clock chime of four bells (largest 5 cwts) that were cast by Taylor’s in 1931. A local contractor supplied and installed a steel bell frame constructed of universal beams in recent decades which was undersized and was fitted by iron fixings into unstable stonework which has burst through rusting expansion. […]