My name is Sean Yates, and I’m an independent watchmaker. After a decade working in engineering, I soon found a profound interest in horology.

I am now a full-time, professional watchmaker and have been servicing watches both for individual customers, as well as watch dealers and local jewellers, for many years.

I have gained a wealth of experience over the years, and specialise in Rolex and Omega, alongside complex movements, such as manual and automatic chronographs.

Feel free to book your watch in via my online job tracking system on my ‘workshop’ page. We are a postal only repair service, hence we cannot accept drop offs. If we accept your booking you will receive a confirmation email with our workshop address in Cheshire, and guidance on sending your watch to us safely.

So pleased

I inherited a zenith watch that had not worked for 30 years it was sent to Zenith in Switzerland and I was told it was beyond repair.
I was passed Sean’s details from a friend and the watch was sent to him,
After assessment Sean located parts and gave a very reasonable price to recover this watch into a fantastic working time piece.
The whole repair was done quickly and I was updated regularly.
I can’t recommend him highly enough great service and price.
So pleased with this watch now.

Alan kemp

Alan kemp
25 September 2020


Over the past few years Sean has dealt with all my watch needs and goes far beyond to get the job done and believe me I have given him some challenges. He has always kept me informed of the progress and any problems on the way, always with a solution. He is the man to go too.

Edward Andrews
Bridport, Dorset
25 September 2020

Great Service

Sean fixed my Tag Heuer Formula 1, communication was great throughout the process. Despite lockdown the watch was assessed, repaired and returned quickly. I had all the old parts returned to me with photos of the repair.
I had previously had this watch fixed by a national chain jeweller and it was not done correctly and cost a lot. Sean’s repair was very reasonable, quick and fully transparent. I am very pleased and would recommend him to anyone

Matt Jones
14 June 2020

Breitling Avenger

Thanks Sean you have done a superb job on my breitling avenger!
Full service and case/strap polish
excellent work and very reasonable much much cheaper than breitling!! But just as professional
Great communication very detailed description of work carried out
I will always be sending any watch I need looking at to Sean and his team.
Thank you Sean

Darren rae
08 December 2018

Great job, great service.

Congratulations on your very customer-focussed business, I know the queue was long (but that says a lot in itself), but I did not mind as I crept up to being in repair. It was also interesting to see the photos you took, before and during the repair, seeing its innards was edifying.

Well done, great job, great service. Thank you.

Peter Chennell
02 May 2018
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