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Wisbech Institute & Clocktower

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Address: Hill Street, Scrimshires Passage, Wisbech, England
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Carilion clock

The chimes from the clock can be heard in the town centre. The tall tower is visible from much of the town although the entrance is via a pedestrianised passage off Hill... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
Fenlandier
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Cambridgeshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The chimes from the clock can be heard in the town centre. The tall tower is visible from much of the town although the entrance is via a pedestrianised passage off Hill Street. The recent renovations have improved the interior.

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This rather impressive structure is relatively close to the bus station, but is somewhat difficult to access.

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Although you can see the Clock Tower, it is difficult to find the entrance as it is tucked away down a small alley.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

Visited the Institute for a meeting and was amazed at the major refurbishment underway. The former weights training room has been refurbished and is now fitted out for displaying pictures etc. Will be a great meeting room.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012

This building has an interesting history. The wonderful Clock Tower houses a set of Carillion Bells, (a bit like a Victorian music box where the tunes are produced by wooden tubes with spikes sticking out, these in turn move music hammers creating the notes, but of course much bigger in the case of the Clock Tower). The Wisbech Institute was... More 

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