Report a public clock issue

We are responsible for the illumination and maintenance of the city’s public clocks as stated in the Local Government and Planning (Scotland) Act 1982. We look after 27 of the city’s public clocks. Some clocks are in storage due to renovations.

How to report an public clock issue

Report an issue with a public clock by emailing stating the name of the clock, location and details of the issue.

You can report problems such as 

  • chime issue
  • lighting issue
  • dangerous or loose material from a clock.

List of public clocks in Edinburgh

24 clocks are fully functional, these include

  • Canonmills Pillar
  • Cowgate Pillar (Tron pillar)
  • Haymarket Pillar (Hearts memorial)
  • Leith Central Job Centre
  • London Road/Leith Walk Pillar
  • Lothian Road Pillar (Bell's Clock)
  • Morningside pillar 
  • St Andrews & St Georges
  • Pilrig Church
  • Rosebury Hall, South Queensferry
  • Franco Manca Stockbridge
  • St Colms • Marchmont - St Giles
  • Floral Clock
  • Pier Place
  • Tron Kirk
  • St Mary's Church, Bellevue
  • Canongate - People's Museum
  • St Stephens Church
  • South Leith Parish Church
  • Bernard Street
  • The Hub
  • St Giles Cathedral
  • Nelson monument Timeball