Alastair Chandler

Alastair Chandler worked for Christie’s Auctioneers as a clock specialist from 2007 until 2011.

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Joined the Roadshow:
2010
Memorable find:
English carriage clock

He is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, a member of the British Horological Institute, and he belongs to the Antiquarian Horological Society.

Alastair developed a fascination for horology at an early age and trained as a watchmaker at the British Horological Institute. After graduating, Alastair went on to study clock restoration at the world-renowned West Dean College in West Sussex. Since then, his career has ranged from repairing fine watches to the restoration of turret clocks.

Now based in Putney, Alastair runs one of the last remaining traditional antique clock retail shops with full restoration workshops in London.