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Featured Member 1: Smith of Derby

Featured Member 1: Smith of Derby

Smith of Derby is one of the world’s best-known public clockmakers and a family company since its foundation in 1856. Since that time, the company has flourished and grown to become Smith of Derby Group and has manufactured over 12,000 new clocks in the UK and overseas.

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Featured Member 2: Votch

Featured Member 2: Votch

Peta UK-approved for their cruelty-free designs, Votch pride themselves on utilising sustainable technology to produce durable watch straps that rival traditional animal leather.

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Featured Member 4: Bamford

Featured Member 4: Bamford

As the “first company to offer full personalisation of the world’s most iconic watches”, Bamford Watch Department provides complete customisation of time pieces for the world of luxury watches.

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Featured Member 5: Duckworth Prestex

Featured Member 5: Duckworth Prestex

Duckworth Prestex is a brand with a 100-year heritage that was rejuvenated in 2021. There’s a fascinating story behind it that’s synonymous with its founder, Neil Duckworth, who made history by bringing TAG Heuer to the UK in the 1980s and is now building an exciting future for his own brand.

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Featured Member 7: Zero West

Featured Member 7: Zero West

Based just a stone’s throw from the Goodwood Motor circuit and Rolls-Royce car factory on the south coast of England, Zero West Watches was formed by two engineer-designers, Graham Collins and Andrew Brabyn who are beating their own path in the British watch sector.

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FEATURED STORIES

Featured Story 2: Bellwether

Featured Story 2: Bellwether

London, 9 July 2021 – Watch and clock making is identified as a distinct sector of the British economy by KPMG Bellwether survey.

The first ever Bellwether survey of British horology has been produced by KPMG from a commission by trade body, the Alliance of the British Watch and Clock Makers.

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