leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Grand Arcade, Clock Mechanism

Grand Arcade, Clock Mechanism
1964. This is the intricate mechanism which operates the unusual clock in the Grand Arcade. The clock was designed and made by Leeds Clockmakers Robert, James and Joseph Potts. The firm of William Potts and Sons Ltd. became established in Leeds in the 19th Century. William Potts was originally from Durham but settled here in 1833, first in Pudsey Chapeltown, then Bankfield Terrace, Burley, in the 1860s. Many of the public clocks in the city are Potts clocks and are still repaired and maintained by the firm. When the change is made from British Summertime to Greenwich Meantime and vice-versa, it takes a team of maintenance workers 36 hours to reset all the clocks in the city. Images of the clock in the Grand Arcade can be accessed on this site.

User Comments:
Buy a copy of this photograph 2004225_93519229

Select the size, finish and quantity of the photograph you require.  If you require sepia toning please tick the appropriate box. Please note the size of the photographs will be as near as possible to that requested, however to avoid distorting the image sizes may not be exact. VAT will be added to the order at checkout.

Please note there is no negative available for this image there is a one off fee of £3.40 to pay in addition to the usual print costs.
Quantity: Sepia Toning (+50%)
Size Matt Gloss
10 x 8 inches £6.67 £6.67
12 x 9 inches £9.17 £9.17
16 x 12 inches £10.84 £10.84
Add to basket