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Inside Big Ben's clock tower as repairs are carried out

Work is being carried out on the tower that houses Big Ben to repair damage to the clock's faces.

The glass faces are set in an iron frame on the Clock Tower, which is part of the Houses of Parliament, in central London.

Maintenance manager Mike McCann spoke to the BBC to explain how the famous monument is kept in perfect condition.

  • 13 Aug 2010
  • From the section UK