In common with many City Livery companies, The Clockmakers’ Company has formed various charitable and services affiliations

UCL’s Astronomical Observatory in Mill Hill

ULOThe Clockmakers’ Company is affiliated to University College London’s Observatory at Mill Hill in North London.

HMS Protector

The Clockmakers’ and Wax Chandlers’ Companies are affiliated to the Royal Navy’s Ice Patrol Ship HMS Protector. Protector is a hydrographic research vessel, equipped with a variety of equipment for inshore and offshore oceanographic survey supplemented with Royal Navy Hydrographical and Meteorological specialist Officers and Ratings. She is charged with the “patrol and survey of the Antarctic and South Atlantic, maintaining a Sovereign Presence with Defence Diplomacy, and support of the global community of Antarctica”, however outside of the Antarctic summer, she returns to Northern Hemisphere waters, undertaking maintenance and refit work in Northern Europe and where possible visiting her Base Port (HMNB Portsmouth) and affiliated town, Cambridge, berthing in Ipswich.

(Picture: © Ross Watton & Naval Broadsides)

TS Dreadnought SCC

Greenwich and Rotherhythe Sea Cadets

TS Terra Nova SCC

TS Terra Nova SCC is a Sea Cadet unit based in Croydon, South East London … further information »


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2017: an outstanding year for horology students

Each year, the George Daniels’ Educational Trust (GDET) provides financial assistance to students and apprentices who are training to become watch or clock makers. For 2017, the exams are now over. Click here to read about some of the outstanding results that have been achieved.

Antiquarian Horological Society (AHS) Lectures

A formal affiliation was signed in 2014 between the WCC and the AHS. WCC Liverymen and Freemen are encouraged to attend the excellent AHS Lectures, which are free to WCC members and include teas before and wine afterwards, so are very social and interesting events. List of forthcoming lectures in London is on the AHS site.

The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award

The Clockmakers’ Company recently launched The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award, the purpose of which is to assist professional clockmakers and watchmakers in the learning of new skills or enhancing their personal development, and to support scientists researching the measurement of time or a closely related project. Click here for the application form.

Training to be a Clockmaker?

National Benevolent Society of Watch & Clock Makers