You’ll be delighted to hear the restoration is on schedule and that the clock will be restarted as planned on Sussex Day, Saturday 16th June, at 3pm!
Here’s a short video showing some of the inner workings of the clock:
Outside (weather permitting)
2.45: Classic cars arrive from the De La Warr Pavilion with our Gold Patrons
2.50: Welcome from Raymond Konyn, Chairman of Bexhill Heritage
2.55: Speech by the Mayor of Bexhill, Councillor Abul Azad
3.00: Clock restarted by Simon Allen, Projects Coordinator, Bexhill Heritage
Inside the Station House pub and restaurant
3.10: Sussex By the Sea, an arrangement by the Bexhill Harmony ladies choir
3.20: Introducing the clock menders and others who made the project possible, by Steve Johnson, Treasurer and Trustee, Bexhill Heritage
3.25: A special poem dedicated to the West Station clock read by Claire Baldry
3.30: Drinks and snacks at the bar or buffet for guests and those with advance bookings
3.45: Presentation of commemorative certificates by Raymond Konyn, Chairman of Bexhill Heritage
Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing you on Sussex Day.