Cowderoy Antiques


 Cowderoy Antiques

David Cowderoy  – Antique clock restorer

The Clock and Musical-box centre,Physical SHOP CLOSED was established 1973 in Eastbourne and is now online only (as from April 2022).

For repairs, New workshop in Polegate.

For enquiries contact David on 07 971 971 387

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For nearly Fifty years, Cowderoy Antiques provided customers with an unparalleled level of Customer Service at their shop in the heart of Eastbourne’s ‘Little Chelsea’.
Now online only and offerring both a collection and delivery service and minor repairs in your own home, that level of service continues. Contact

about us

David Cowderoy, who leads the team of craftsmen, will be pleased to help and advise you on all aspects of clock and furniture restoration.

We offer a very wide range of repair and restoration services which will bring your most treasured possessions back to their original splendour.

Free estimates and guaranteed craftsmanship.

Contact us to discuss your needs.

Clock repair:
Including re-bushing, cleaning, regulating.  Missing wheels and pinions calculated. Missing parts can be made from scratch, sympathetically and in a style to suit the clock. David holds a distinction diploma in the repair and restoration of antique clocks.
Depending on your location, we can offer a personal service and clock repairs may be possible on site in your own home. We are prepared to travel thoughout the UK and further afield – contact us for an idea of the cost involved.

Other Restoration work:

Including re-veneering, replacing missing mouldings, re-polishing.
Including broken or missing carriage clock glasses made to fit.
Including sand castings and “lost wax”, for case ornaments, finials, furniture knobs and handles, you name it, we can probably make it.

Including case repairs, inlay work and re-polishing.
Including dial restoration, china and porcelain repair/restoration.
Including re-polishing, re-upholstery, replacing broken joints.

David holds a Distinction Diploma from B.A.D.A. and West-Dean College in the repair and restoration of Antique Clocks.