do not send us any items unless we have been consulted and advised you about
transport methods and costs etc. and issued you with a Parcel Number.
Telephone: 0044 (0) 1805 603 443
Fax No: 0044 (0) 1805 603 344
Barometer World Ltd
Opening Times: Tuesday – Friday and 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month
9am – 5pm
It is always advisable to phone first before calling in. Whilst we often carry
stock of our barographs there are frequent times when we are finishing assembly
of these fine pieces.
We are leading specialists in barographs (and barographs) of high quality.
Our founder, Philip Collins, is a recognised world authority on barographs.
" In today worlds of high tech, silicone chips and computers it is
refreshing to find a company like Barometer World that still holds dear
those hand skills, oh so common over 100 years ago, and yet today are difficult
to find; anyone who admires real craftsmanship and quality, as it used to
be in my grandfathers day, will surely enjoy a visit there and I totally
Peter N. Negretti, formerly Managing Director of Negretti & Zambra b1915 - d2010
Negretti and Zambra were famous instrument manufacturers that provided barometers for Admiral FitzRoy whilst he was Chief of the Met Office
mission is to continue to supply the highest quality products and services
available as firms like Negretti & Zambra
once did. In this ever changing
times of electronics, the traditional finely engineered barograph is in deed
a collectors piece, admired for its beauty as much as its great use.
are fascinating engineering instruments, which utilise the aneroid principle
of pressure measurement to record pressure changes on a chart. There are many
different designs of barographs. In the early days using mercury column barographs
but the general type of barograph around today is one that is operated with
a drum revolving with a clockwork mechanism or, for more modern items, a battery
driven Quartz drum, and a series of leavers connecting the pressure chambers
to a pen on the end of an arm.