STEVE FLETCHER  |  THE CLOCK WORKSHOP

CLOCK AND WATCH REPAIR AND RESTORATION

14 LANGDALE COURT, WITNEY OX28 6FG

FOR SAT NAV USE THE WAITROSE POSTCODE – OX28 6AR

– Covid-19 –
We are currently open on a strictly pre-arranged appointment only basis. Please call or email us to arrange an appointment. We are not taking in clocks at this time but can accept watches via post or pre arranged appointment. 

 Email: theclockworkshop@gmail.com             Telephone: 01993 772123

CURRENTLY OPEN: 9am – 4pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

CLOSED: Wednesday, Sunday and Bank Holidays
 
 
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Clock Workshop is a third-generation family business, owned and run by Steve Fletcher. We know that your clock or watch is important to you, whether it’s an antique grandfather clock that has been in your family for years, a mantle clock that has become part of the furniture, or the watch you use every day.

Steve’s grandfather started work in Witney in 1910 and set up his own shop – a business which was carried on by Steve’s father. After gaining first class qualifications from a British Horological Institute college course in 1973, Steve began making and repairing clocks and watches himself. He regularly services clocks that his grandfather and father worked on, continuing 100 years of family craftsmanship and customer service.

  • Free estimates
  • Collection, delivery and setting up service
  • Case and dial restoration and repair
  • New parts and repairs made individually in our workshops using high quality materials
  • All makes of watches repaired and serviced
  • Full follow up service

The History

Fred Fletcher

Fred Fletcher started repairing clocks and watches when he was still at school and started his apprenticeship at White’s watch repairers on Batt Hill, Witney in 1910. He returned to the trade after serving in the army in the First World War and eventually started his own clock and watch repair business in The Crofts. He was still repairing clocks when he died in 1982. (Watch and Clockmakers rarely fully retire!)

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John FletcherLike his father before him, John Fletcher started repairing watches while he was still at school and, after national service, joined the family business. He became one of the area’s main trade watch repairers, working for a number of Oxford jeweller’s shops. He carried on repairing watches until his untimely death in 2007.

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Our watchmaker, Sylvain Giraud, has always had a passion for fixing things and using tools. He studied watchmaking in Nantes in France and Morteau, next to Switzerland. He joined our team in 2017 bringing with him a vast knowledge of watches and an extensive personal watch collection!

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Watch This Space

Fred Fletcher Junior.

In 2020 Fred joined us as an apprentice Clockmaker after attending a Science and engineering college. He has taken to the trade like a duck to water and has quickly become a key member of the team.

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