Established in 1975...

A new team and back in action - April 2021
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Workshop - Now

Workshop - Before

A Brief History of Time (In Hand)

First opened in 1975 under the name ‘The Grandfather Clock Shop,' the shop was dedicated to selling fine antique clocks, starting the journey of over four decades of passion and dedication in horology.

Late in the 1970’s the shop was renamed as we all know it today, Time in Hand, expanding the work in repairs of clocks, barometers, tower clocks, musical boxes and watches.

This structure flourished for almost 40 years and created a name in traditional and contemporary clock and watchmaking to the best of standards with experience of restoring and repairing over 25,000 clocks and watches.

In December 2019, the Company changed ownership and a new journey started when two young specialists joined hands and envisioned an exciting new direction for the future of Time In Hand.


The result of this is professional clock repairs and restoration services, combined with ultramodern watchmaking repairs and restorations which will take the company through the 21st century!

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Meet the Team!

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Find out what makes us different

We have invested in only the finest, top quality, recommended equipment to service both clocks and watches.

Visit our showroom
to discuss your requirements and leave your beloved timepieces, knowing with confidence
that they are in
good hands!


Julian Grozavescu

Managing Director


Adrian Sirbu



Adam Jackson

Senior Clockmaker


Carlos Valente 

Office Administrator & Digital Content 


Louisa Young

Payroll Manager


Bernice Baker

Customer Service Assistant


Finley Castle

Apprentice Clockmaker

To discuss your requirements,

call us on 01608 662 578

For sales enquiries, email: