If you love classic timepieces from leading brands such as Rolex, Omega, Tag Heuer, Patek Philippe and others, you’ll know they deserve the best care, love and attention to maintain and enhance their condition and value. You’ll be assured to know that you can place absolute trust in Steven Hale Watch Restoration. We are a well-established and highly respected company of expert repairers and restorers of premium-quality wristwatches and pocket-watches.
Founded in 2005, we first acted as the classic watch restoration department of Somlo Antiques in central London’s Burlington Arcade. Before long we established an independent watch servicing and repair business nearby in Mayfair, close to our existing showroom and offices in South Molton Street.
After 10 years we purchased premises in Watford and created a purpose-built workshop housing the latest precision engineering tools and machinery. With 2,500 sqf, this enables us to provide exceptional service, combining our showroom in Mayfair with our state-of-the-art workshop in Watford. SHWR offer a complete watch servicing, repair, polishing and restoration service for modern, classic and antique high-end watches. We work with Rolex, Omega, Tag Heuer, Patek Philippe and other leading brands. We are the only workshop in the UK to receive the highest level of Rolex accreditation.
We also value, buy and sell modern, vintage and repurposed watches, personally guaranteeing the working order and authenticity of all the timepieces we sell. Our loyal client base includes some of the finest London jewellers and watch-dealers, as well as discerning individual collectors and classic watch experts.
If you would like your watch valued for insurance or to sell call us on 0207 495 3439 or simply complete our enquiry form
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All our watchmakers are either Swiss-trained at the Watches of Switzerland Education Program (WOSTEP), a world-leading school of watch-making and/or the British Horological Institute. Together, these esteemed houses have enriched our watchmakers with a wealth of training and knowledge in horological engineering, watch repair and restoration, covering an extensive range of ‘haute’ watch brands.
"My great grand-father's Breguet was given to me by my father for my 21st birthday. 30 years later, post restoration by SHWR, it is in far better shape than I have ever seen it. SHWR's craftsmanship is immaculate. The firm is polite, professional and honest. Outstanding - I cannot recall another occasion when I have been so favourably impressed."
"I have just had my 1934 Rolex Oyster repaired. From start to finish I had full confidence in every one I had contact with at Steven Hale. They have been very efficient in identifying the problems at the initial examination and dealing with them as promised. There were no nasty surprises and unexpected complications along the way. Because of the age of my watch, spares are not available, and new parts have had to be made - all very expertly done. They even polished the gold case and my 86yr old watch now looks as good as new. You can certainly trust these people with your precious timepieces."
"Fantastic job repairing a family heirloom pocket watch which will now return home to Namibia.
The service was superb with detailed repair and service quote. Communication throughout was equally great leaving you with the confidence that you watch is in the best possible hands."
"I had bought a 1970s Pepsi GMT at auction and it needed some work. The lume on the hands was breaking up. Rolex UK wanted some hilarious price and threatened to replace the hands with new ones if their work failed - all at my expense of course. Steven Hale and co managed to repair the hands and maintain the original patina of the 40 plus year old watch which was of course crucial! Highly recommended."
"These are watch lovers and it shows. Their meticulous craftsmanship and expertise make them unique in London and I suspect that only in Switzerland may their equivalents be found. The experience of Steven Hale Watch Restoration begins with the talented and charming individuals who are client facing in South Molton Street and who instil a confidence that is consequently fully fulfilled. This firm represents unequalled talent in its field as well as exceptional client service. I have seldom recommended anyone with greater conviction."