From its earliest days, the firm was wherever industry was, whether it be voyage accounts in Liverpool, potteries in Stoke, steel in Sheffield, tin in Cornwall, agriculture in Yorkshire or colliery in Wales. The firm has long been part of the fabric of British society.
What Peat was building then has defined us down the decades: a network of expert advisors, spanning the length and breadth of the UK.
We were in the West Country from the firm's earliest days, helping great family businesses like Clark's Shoes and Fry's Chocolate.
We were in the North-West supporting the new transatlantic shipping business at the turn of the century.
We were in the Midlands in the First World War, by the side of the engineers manufacturing the ships and planes that drove our war effort.
We were in Whitehall in the post-war period, supporting the government as it nationalised coal, healthcare and electricity.
We were in Wales, with the companies and communities of the coal industry.
We were bringing oil and gas experts from around the world to support the fossil fuel boom in Scotland in the 1980s.
Today, we're innovating with high-growth tech companies in Manchester, in Reading and in Glasgow.