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Coronation Clock Tower
H 2000 x W 363 x D 363 cm (E)
financed by Surbiton District Council
Borough of Kingston
Borough of Kingston
Grade II (England and Wales)
at all times
Coronation Clock Tower / A structure of special architectural interest / The Clock Tower, desighned by architect John Johnson, wasd built on land donated by Surbiton UDC / to commemorate the coronation of HRH King Edward VII in 1902. His medallion can be seen above. / The initials E A on the weathervane represent King Edward and Queen Alexandra. / Work began in 1905 and was completed in 1908 / In 1963, the Tower was in such poor condition that demolition was considered, but it was repaired / later with local funding. The four clock faces were fitted with an electric mechanism in the 1970s. / The Royal Borough of Kingston on Thames undertook a full restoration of the clock, stonework / and spire in 2007 to ensure its preservation as an important landmark and valuable timepiece. / 2007 Restoration Works Funded by: / The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames * English Heritage * The Heritage of London Trust * Waitrose Limited / Consultation: NPS Group / Contractor: Cliveden Conservation Workshop Ltd / Unveiled by HRH The Earl of Wessex KG KCVO on 3rd July 2008.