Hawkins Clock Company - Exterior Clocks and Features

EXTERIOR CLOCKS

At Hawkins Clock Company we specialise in designing, manufacturing and installing all manner of Exterior and Outdoor Clocks, Clocktowers and Weathervanes.

Our high quality finish GRP clock dials are generally hand finished with 23 1/2 carat gold leaf detailing. Each of our clocks comes fitted with our own high torque mains powered mechanism. To ensure ease of operation and accurate time keeping we also offer a range of clock control systems.

Exterior and Outdoor Clocks by Hawkins Clock Company

The information below should enable most people to design which clock configuration best meets their needs.

Our Classic dial is available with Roman or Arabic numerals

  • Roman style depicts the controversial unbalanced IV chapter design

  • I  II  III  IV V  VI  VII VIII  IX  X  XI  XII

  • The Arabic style is a popular choice for Primary Schools

  • 1 2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12

  • Standard dial diameters - 18"   24"   30"

  • Bespoke sizes can be produced

Our Heritage Dials are produced with the more popular Roman chapter design IIII

  • I  II  III  IIII  V  VI  VII VIII  IX  X  XI  XII

  • Standard dial diameters - 18"   24"   30"   36"   42"   48"   54"   72"

  • Bespoke sizes can be produced

Produced in Black Acrylic and backed in Opal Acrylic to allow for rear illumination where required.

  • Standard dial diameters - 18"   24"   30"   36"   42"   48"   54"   72"

  • Can be supplied unbacked to allow wall to show through the dial

  • Outer rings can be gilded

  • Also avialable in GRP, Aluminium, Brass and Stainless Steel where required

  • Bespoke sizes can be produced

Our expert team of engineers can produce virtually any dial design using our in-house production facilities that include:

  • Laser cutting

  • Waterjet cutting

  • Vinyl graphics plotter

  • Sign writing experts

  • Our Classic and Heritage dials are moulded in GRP

  • Skeleton dials are fabricated in Acrylic

  • Our standard colours are: Black, British Racing Green, Navy Blue, Light French Blue, Burgundy and White

  • Bespoke colours can be produced where required using most standard BS and RAL colours. Pantone and paint matches can also often be achieved

Chapters and Markers

  • Our Heritage Roman is the most popular chapter design

    • I  II  III  IIII  V  VI  VII VIII  IX  X  XI  XII

  • Our Classic Roman depicts the controversial unbalanced IV chapter design

    • I  II  III  IV V  VI  VII VIII  IX  X  XI  XII

  • The Arabic style is a popular choice for Primary Schools

    • 1 2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12

  • Modern, Art Deco, Mackintosh and Bespoke numerals can also be produced

Hand style

  • Stainless Steel ribbed and balanced hands with powder coating or hand applied  23 1/2 carat Gold Leaf finish

  • Our Hawkins Clock Company hand style is supplied as standard with all of our clocks

  • Other hand styles are available on request and bespoke designs can be produced

Clock Mechanisms

  • 230v mains powered as standard

  • Requires manual time adjustment unless used in conjunction with one of our automated clock controllers

  • 12v stepper mechanism option for use with our 110v - 250v controller allows our clocks to be installed anywhere around the world

Clock Control

  • 230v mains powered Resynchroniser, which automatically restarts the clock(s) at the correct time after a power cut, as well as completing automatic Summer / Winter time changes

  • 110v - 230v Total Control System for use with our 12v mechanisms, super accurate internal time chip built-in global almanac of time zones off-sets and fast advancing of clocks back to real time after a power cut

  • Electronic Bell Chiming and Bell Striking can be added where required

Illumination

  • LED illumination kits can be provided for use with dials produced in Acrylic

  • Skeleton dials are fabricated in acrylic as standard and other styles can be replicated on request

  • Supplied with a timer plug as standard but can be supplied with a light sensor where specified

  • Colour changing LED's with a remote adjustment can be supplied

STANDARD EXTERIOR CLOCK DESIGNS

CUSTOMISED CLOCKS DESIGNS

Any of our standard exterior clock dial designs can be customised using bespoke colours and hand styles or with the addition of graphics and corporate branding.

Where customers require something a little different we offer a complete design and build service for bespoke exterior and interior clocks, using not only non standard chapter, hand and dial designs but also using alternative materials such as glass, marble and stainless steel.

Bespoke Outdoor Clocks by Hawkins Clock Company
 
Installation of Turret and Tower Clocks

INSTALLATION

Our Classic and Heritage style exterior and outdoor clocks have been designed to be surface mounted as standard and as such they are easy to install with generally four fixings through the face of the dial at the 12, 3, 6 and 9 positions.

Our Skeleton style exterior clock dials require an opening behind the dial for the mechanism to be located or a housing to mount the clock in.

We also offer a wide range of decorative features on which our Exterior Clocks can be mounted including, Bezel Clocks, Clock Plinths, Drum Clocks, Pillar Clocks, Roof Turrets and Clock Towers.

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Hawkins Clock Company, Time House, Hillsons Road, Botley, Hampshire SO30 2DY

Call: 01733 330222      Email: sales@hawkinsclocks.co.uk

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