Skip to content
Add your story
My Brighton and Hove
The award-winning people’s history of our city
Q & A
You are here:
The Clock Tower was built in 1888 to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee.
Christmas night, 1967
Please note that this text is an extract from a reference work written in 1990. As a result, some of ...
July 2001: Restoring the Clock Tower
Clock Tower Brighton Clock Tower is covered with scaffolding. It is being cleaned up, and restored so that a golden ball ...
Brighton’s Jubilee Clock Tower was built, in 1888, to commemorate Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee the previous year. It cost £2,000, and ...
Quirky press release
Restoration nears completion – August 2002 BRIGHTON’s historic Jubilee Clock Tower is to receive its newly restored mast and rising ball mechanism this Monday, 2 September. The ...
Restoration nears completion - August 2002
BRIGHTON’s historic Jubilee Clock Tower is to receive its newly restored mast and rising ball mechanism this Monday, 2 September. The delicate operation involves lifting the new bronze ...
Return of the golden key
Clock Tower gifted to the town 1888 ‘The Clock Tower was built to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee of 1887. The ...
The Clock Tower: as you have never seen it before
The centre of the city almost came to a standstill today as a new piece called Time Passing By, produced ...
The key to the Clock Tower 125 years on
The Clock Tower was built to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee of 1887. The foundation stone was laid by Sir ...
The contrast between the modern aesthetic and the Victorian folly is striking. The ball at the top of the Clock ...
The Virgin record store
I was a student at Sussex University (Falmer) and lived in Brighton and Hove between the years 1974-1977. I remember ...
Archived by the British Library
Like this site on Facebook