Work to repair and restore the Turret Clock in Bodmin town centre is set to cost nearly £10,000.  

The landmark clock on Turret House, at the junction of Fore Street and Honey Street, hasn’t worked for a number of months.  

Bodmin Town Council, which owns the clock, is planning to repair the clock and the historic tower that houses it.  

The Cumbria Clock Company has quoted £9,750 for the work on the clock.  

At a meeting of councillors, Cllr Karen Phillips said that the cost ‘was not cheap’ but that the heritage asset ‘needs to be completely fixed and sorted out’.  

Cllr Jeremy Cooper suggested that there was an opportunity to also repair the tower while the clock was removed for repairs.  

Councillors voted to accept the quote from Cumbria Clock Company while also moving ahead on looking into the work required to the tower and a cracked bell while the clock is under repair.  

The proposal by Cllr Karen Phillips was seconded by Cllr Liz Ahearn with all councillors voting in favour.