CLUTTONS LLP is an International firm of chartered surveyors and
property consultants based in Central
London , UK and operating
Europe , the
Middle East , Asia Pacific,
India and South
Africa . Established in 1765,
Cluttons is one of the oldest
established firms of Chartered Surveyors in the UK, and was an
important firm during the establishment of the Royal Institution of
Cluttons is a limited liability partnership with equity partners
controlling the firms direction. Mr Bill Siegle is the current Senior
Cluttons LLP has had a presence in the
Middle East for over 35 years.
The firm employs over 600 people.
In May 2017 it was reported to have a "massive" pension fund deficit
and to be submitting to a "rescue takeover".
Cluttons traces its roots back to 1765, when William Clutton took
over his father-in-law’s surveying business in
Sussex and began
trading under his own name. William developed a prosperous country and
land agency business, into which he was followed by his son, then by
three of his grandsons. One of those grandsons, John Clutton, moved to
London in 1837 to found the
London business. John’s brothers
Sussex to concentrate on the land agency business, which
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John Clutton, born in 1809, was a joint founder and the first
president of the Surveyors’ Association (later the Royal Institution
of Chartered Surveyors). He died in 1896, leaving the business to his
successors, including four further generations of the Clutton family.
After the Second World War, the firm opened a commercial office in
Grosvenor Street, Mayfair.
The 1970s saw
Cluttons expand into the Middle East.
Cluttons now has
representation in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Bahrain and Oman.
London Residential Agency (CLRA) was formed in 1992 by Robin
Paterson after the acquisition of several Barnard Marcus London
Offices and an office in Hong Kong. With funding from NatWest Ventures
and Marco Polo Developments, a Singapore-based property investment
company, CLRA opened new offices in
London and Singapore over the next
Cluttons merged with Daniel Smith, another long-established
(1775) traditional management and general practice partnership. Daniel
Smith’s approximately 100 partners and staff brought the total
complement of the combined firm to over 500 people.
Cluttons remains a private, independent business, wholly owned
by the partners. The firm became a Limited Liability Partnership on 1
Cluttons now has over 600 partners and staff, with offices in the UK
and Middle East.
Cluttons is also represented in Russia and by
associated businesses i