11 Dec 2018
Since the beginning of the 18th century the streets of Clerkenwell were dotted with skilled workers operating on various elements of a clock.
Independent watch makers are now coming back.
We hear from Uniform Wares founder Michael Carr on the evolution and the state of the modern day watch businesses.
As we open the doors to Second Home Clerkenwell Green, we're paying homage to the rich and fascinating history of the area through a series of events celebrating Clerkenwell's unique contribution to four industries in which it has – at one point or another – led the world: diamonds, watches, spectacles and printing.