Thortons Arcade Clock

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Postby MsJ2uk » Sun 21 Oct, 2007 3:55 am

I used to love going to watch this clock when i was a kid. It always had a crowd waiting for the hourly chime. Made by Potts Clocks of Leeds. (Makers of the Town Hall Clock). Does anyone have any photos?
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Postby Phill_d » Sun 21 Oct, 2007 11:40 am

Yes i've these ones here http://flickr.com/photos/phill_dvsn/sets/72157600204155069/detail/
I still wanna have a good look at them from upstairs. I don't think it's working no more is it?
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Postby cnosni » Sun 21 Oct, 2007 12:09 pm

Phill_d wrote:
Yes i've these ones here http://flickr.com/photos/phill_dvsn/sets/72157600204155069/detail/
I still wanna have a good look at them from upstairs. I don't think it's working no more is it?


I now have good two good excuses to go and watch it,does it still work and my piglet (13 month old daughter) hasnt seen it yet
and whilst i am at it i can go to the grand arcade,perfect excuse to drag are lass around town and bore her to death with Leeds hidden gems.

Off to dress the piglet.....


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Postby Phill_d » Sun 21 Oct, 2007 1:30 pm

Let us know if it's working mate Regular Smiley
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Postby cnosni » Wed 24 Oct, 2007 3:03 am

Phill_d wrote:
Let us know if it's working mate Regular Smiley



Kerching

She is working,but was only there for the quarter hour bong!!

Went up to Grand Arcade and it was shut.

Are lass then sussed out i was on another "walk round Leeds and look at all the stuff you have looked at before" trip.

Still got to go to Bagel Nash and the Angel for some old brewery pale ale.

talking of which i was in Chester last night and found a Smmy Smiths,with the Pale Ale.

Top place Chester,bloody good food and a few real ale places

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