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Welcome to the Website of
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.

Next Cutlers' Hall Open Day


10.AM TO 4.PM

Opposite the Cathedral on Church Street, the Grade II listed Cutlers’ Hall is open to the public, giving an opportunity to visit this unique gem of Sheffield’s history.

As well as the permanent exhibits and displays of its collections of silver, paintings and cutlery, the private rooms and the public halls will open.


Guided tours of the Hall at 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm

  • Alternatively, explore the hall with a self-guide leaflet. 
  • Video presentation of Cutlers’ Company in World War 1.
  • Café serving Light Refreshments


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