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The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire

The Cutlers' Company was established by a parliamentary Act of Incorporation in 1624 and for almost four hundred years has sought to maintain the standards and quality of Sheffield manufactured cutlery and steel products and to promote the name of Sheffield.

As manufacturing in the region has changed over the centuries, so the Company reflects this by highlighting the innovation in the region as well as upholding Sheffield's proud heritage.

Annual Review 2012-2013

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Filmed in 1954 by the Master Cutler WB Ibberson, the silent, black and white film shows the processes of forging, grinding and hafting in the Sheffield cutlery trade.  There is also a brief view of the inside of the Cutlers' Hall at the beginning and end of the film.

Latest News

Post Cutlers’ Feast press release - May 2014

The Cutlers’ Feast, 2014, was attended by the some 350 guests including the Lord Lieutenant, the High Sheriff, business leaders, politicians, representatives from across the region, and the principal guest, the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg.   The Senior Warden, David Grey, MBE, group managing director of the OSL Group of Companies,urged the Government to develop a long-term industrial strategy that extends beyond the life of a Parliament. In particular he highlighted energy and skills as being areas of concern.  Read the full report

The Master Cutler,

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013, the Master Cutler Elect, Tony Pedder was installed as Master Cutler. The Installation ceremony took place in the Old Banqueting Hall at the Cutlers' Hall and was followed by a service in the Cathedral Church of St Marie's, Sheffield.

Useful Links


The Manufacturing Forum

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce

The Star Business Magazine (requires latest Adobe Flash Player)

Some Cutlery Manufacturers

Here is a list of some manufacturers of cutlery and silverware in the Sheffield area. This is for information only and is not an endorsement by the Company.

List of some manufacturers