The Clock Tower is unique in the country and still serves as a popular informal meeting place in the heart of the city of St Albans.
More information about the Clock Tower is on our City Issues page.
Volunteers from the Civic Society open the Clock Tower for visitors during alternate weekends (we share this voluntary activity with members of the St Albans & Hertfordshire Architectural & Archaeological Society) from Easter to the end of September and on other special occasions, such as the switch on of the Christmas lights. We have a valued group of people who help with this (known as Clockateers), and anyone who could give some time to go on the rota would be very welcome. Visitors come from around the world and it is very rewarding to meet the variety of people who come to climb the 93 spiral steps to the top. More volunteers are always welcome, please contact Jill Singer on 838965 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Dawn Wheeler on 865652.