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Restoration of 'most magnificent clocktower in Kent' almost complete

Restoration work to what's been called 'Kent's most magnificent clocktower' has almost finished - and the clock should be ticking again by Christmas.

The whole project has cost £210,000, paid for with a grant of £172,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund and £38,000 from Gravesham Borough Council.

It's the clock's first restoration since the 1960s. It's needed major repairs to the clock itself and the stonework, as project manager John Pexton from Gravesham Borough Council explains:

There will be an exhibition on the clocktower at the Blake Gallery in Gravesend between 2nd and 10th November. Photos and artwork will be on display.

You can watch Abigail Bracken's report below. It includes an interview with historian Christoph Bull.