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Sheffield Knives J. Adams Ltd, 124 Scotland Street, Sheffield, S3 7DE, United Kingdom.

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Welcome to Sheffield Knives

Welcome to Sheffield Knives

J. Adams Ltd (Sheffield Knives) is a family business which has been making good quality knives for six generations; we are the parent company for three other old established manufacturers F.E & J.R.Hopkinson Ltd, established 14 June 1944, John Nowill & Sons Ltd, whose corporate name was granted by the Cutlers Company of Hallamshire on 27 April 1700 A.D. and Austin McGillivray & Co.

If you have any specific requirements and cannot find the items you are looking for or if you have any difficulties using our ecommerce store then please call us on +44 (0) 114 272 3612 or Email Sheffield Knives.


Items on this website will not be supplied to persons under 18 years of age - in compliance with the Offensive Weapons Act 1996. To enable your order to be processed you must have read and ticked your acceptance of our terms and conditions on the checkout page and by so doing you confirm that you are over 18.


We will be closed for our Spring Bank holiday from Thursday 26th May until Monday 6th June.
Whilst we will try to fulfil as many orders as possible before we close, any orders placed after Monday 23rd May may not be despatched until after we reopen on 6th June.


To ensure the safety of our employees the current situation has meant that we have had to make changes to our working practices.As there has also been a substantial increase in online purchasing our manufacturing and order processing are taking longer than normal which means there may be a delay in despatching some orders. Please accept out apologies for any inconvenience.