Husainabad Clock Tower is a clock tower located within the Lucknow town of India. It became built in 1881 by using Hussainabad Trust to mark the appearance of Sir George Couper, 1st Lieutenant Governor of United Province of Avadh. It became built at a fee of Rs. 1.75 lakhs. It is placed adjacent to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in the year 1881, Husainabad clock tower is adjudged because the tallest amongst all the clock towers in India. It was built as a duplicate to the BigBen clock tower of London. Roskell Payne designed this structure of 67 meter excessive and it reflects Victorian and Gothic style structural designs.
Gunmetal is used for constructing the clock parts. It’s tremendous pendulum has a period of 14 toes and the dial of the clock is designed inside the form of a 12-petalled flower and bells round it. In 2010, the district management decided to replace the clock. But then two samaritans Captain Paritosh Chauhan and Akhilesh Agarwal approached the administration to allow them to restore it, so that the mechanical clock is not replaced with an electronic one. It was Captain Chauhan's ardour and love for his metropolis that he requested the then DM, Amit Ghosh to give him a threat to repair it. They worked on it for 3 years and reconstructed the whole clock on seasoned bono foundation.