1919 - 1941


Marcus Hazlewood, son of a blacksmith, was born in 1888. He later moved to Cheltenham and formed a partnership in Williams, Manning and Hazlewood.


Williams Manning & Hazlewood began trading at Centre Stone House, Bennington Street, Cheltenham.


Accounting system, ‘Hazlewood’s Cash Journal’, introduced as copyright design; designed for producing ‘Certified Accounts’.


Office relocation to 1 North Place, Cheltenham.


David Broom took over the running of the practice. 



1942 - 1972


Partner, Bill Wyman, set up mechanised accounting business, MPL Computers Ltd, offering a complete payroll and accounting service to clients.

MPL Computers Ltd is now trading as Procurri.


Move to Bayshill Road, Cheltenham. Trading from two offices: Tewkesbury and Cheltenham.


Hazlewoods acquired Cooke, Tortonese & Price (2/3 Oriel Villas, Oriel Road, Cheltenham).

Rose Clark (longest serving staff member) began employment at Cooke,
Tortonese & Price in 1969 and retired from Hazlewoods in 2011 (42 years). 


1973 - 1993

Late 80s/early 90s recession 

Tewkesbury and Stroud offices shut; staff moved to larger office space at Staverton.


Departed The Limes (four doors down from Bayshill Road) and bought Staverton Court with the proceeds.

Michael Grylls MP (British adventurer, Bear Grylls' dad) opened Staverton office.

Staverton was previously a private health club in 1980 prior to planning for change of office use in 1985. 


Advertising rules change: Hazlewood & Co and Marcus Hazlewood & Co become Hazlewoods Accountants and Business Advisers.


Established sector expertise.



1994 - 2019


Hazlewoods transferred to Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) on 1 May. MPL Computers Ltd is now  trading as Procurri.


Planning permission sought on Staverton Office for two storey extrension.


Staverton extension, now known as 'the new build‘, opened in November.


Ranked UK Top 30 independent Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers. 

Over 300 staff and 26 Partners.



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