Chris Marsden, The Harpenden Society Chairman, presented a Certificate of Merit to Deanna Rogerson, M&Co Area Manager, to recognise the contribution that M&Co has made to the town by restoring the clock at the front of its premises to full working order.
The presentation was made in the presence of Michael Weaver, Town Mayor for 2011-2012, who thanked M&Co and then pointed out that the clock had originally been installed by himself when the building was the C&A hardware shop which he managed for a while. He said, “In 1989 C&A moved from the previous site in Harpenden, now W H Smith and Sainsbury's, to Kingston House - now the M&Co shop. There had often been talk of a Town Clock and as owner of the C&A business I decided to install a three way facing clock. In 1985 C&A ceased trading and later the clock stopped working. M&Co is to be congratulated for repairing the clock and restoring it to its former glory.”
The M&Co clock