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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

London Eye designer shares secrets at opening of The Pam Liversidge Building on Monday 14 April 2014

  • £21 million revolutionary building offering state-of-the-art facilities to be officially opened
  • Graduates to attend whose work has had a major impact on the world of engineering
  • Building named after Pam Liversidge, the first female President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering

University of Sheffield engineering graduate Dr John Roberts – the designer of the London Eye, one of the most iconic visitor attractions in the world, as well as white knuckle roller coaster rides such as the Pepsi Max Big One – will be sharing his design secrets when he speaks at the official opening of the University’s new Pam Liversidge Building on Monday (14 April 2014).

The £21 million Pam Liversidge Building on the corner of Newcastle Street and Broad Lane, named in recognition of the achievements of one of the UK’s leading female engineers and industrial entrepreneurs, was completed earlier this year. It houses two lecture theatres, several flexible teaching and study spaces with drop-in IT facilities, many engineering postgraduate students and Insigneo, Scentro and CISTIB, three of the University’s joint research ventures.

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.

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