News Reports

A final glimpse through the Foundry door. Photo courtesy of James Nye.
02 May

End of an era as Whitechapel Bell Foundry closes

Britain’s oldest manufacturing business closes its doors in May after supplying bells to the horological trade for 450 years.

03 Jan

OPENMOVEMENT – A huge opportunity for watch manufacturers

Five Swiss watchmakers have got together to d

03 Jan

Crowdfunding to restore important Vulliamy

A thoroughly modern fundraising method is being employed to help restore an important Vulliamy clock which is almost 200 years old.

24 Oct

A Detailed Study of H4

A new DVD is available, which charts the completion of a working replica of John Harrison’s H4 navigational timepiece. A review is now available al

24 Oct

The 2016 George Daniels Lecture

The 2016 George Daniels Lecture, Wednesday 30 November, 6.30pm-9pm, University of London, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB.

28 Aug

Welcome to LBS

Material house LBS are the latest company to offer their support to the Guild. The London-based Company have been supplying watch straps, batteries

10 Jul

IAF Update

Dear Guild Members,

George Daniels
08 May

The George Daniels Educational Trust - three years on...

The George Daniels Educational Trust

£29m conservation plan for Elizabeth Tower announced by UK parliament
28 Apr

Big Ben: £29m plans to conserve Elizabeth Tower announced

UK Parliament has announced a three-year programme of essential works to conserve the Elizabeth Tower, the Great Clock and the Great Bell, also kn

17 Nov

IAF Progress Report

Our Industry is faced with anti-competitive practices, and it is very difficult to be entirely open about the actions we are taking to comba

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