Our history

Our story

Our history can be traced back to almost 200 years ago and we’ve celebrated some important milestones along the way. We’re really proud of the reputation we’ve built – and we’re grateful to our people for making it stronger every day.


  1. 2018

    We merge with Surrey-based corporate finance boutique SamCorp. Strengthing our Corporate Finance offering.
  2. 2017

    We merge with Munslows strengthening the London office.
  3. 2016

    Kreston Reeves and Spofforths merged, creating one of the largest accountancy and financial advisory firms in the South East from two of its longest established practices.
  4. 2015

    We become Kreston Reeves to better reflect our membership of the Kreston network and highlight our commitment to meeting our clients’ increasing international requirements.
  5. 2014

    Our Gatwick offices integrate to form one, larger office in Griffin House, Gatwick.
  6. 2013

    Four new partners join the firm following merger with CLB Gatwick.
  7. 2010

    We become Reeves having merged with FW Stephens – bringing accountancy, business advice and financial services together under one umbrella.
  8. 2007

    We merge with Sterling Milne and open an Gatwick-based office.
  9. 2004

    We merge with Ashdens and open for business in London.
  10. 2000

    Reeves & Neylan amalgamated with Coach House Insurance Consultants, who became Coach House Financial Services Ltd and ultimately Reeves Financial Planning Limited.
  11. 1978-1996

    We open three new offices in Scotland but then the decision is made to operate the Scottish offices on an autonomous basis.
  12. 1969-1989

    We expand across Kent with four new office openings.
  13. 1967

    Reeves & Young merge with Neylan & Co to become Reeves & Neylan.
  14. 1936

    Worsfold, Neylan & Co become Neylan & Co.
  15. 1935

    First entry of Worsfold, Neylan & Co in Canterbury.
  16. 1924

    Patrick Neylan joins Worsfold & Hayward (1877 - 1931).
  17. 1923

    We become Reeves & Young following the recruitment of JHB Young.
  18. 1923

    Patrick Senan Neylan joined Worsfold & Hayward and they then practised as Worsfold & Neylan.
  19. 1901-1902

    Frank Reeves opens our first Canterbury office.
  20. 1880

    Worsfold & Hayward expanded their all-round professional services offering and a London office at Cannon Street was opened which was then closed at the outbreak of the first World War in 1914.
  21. 1877

    Worsfold and Hayward listed in Accountants directory.
  22. 1861

    They amalgamated with Henry Hayward and named the firm Worsfold & Hayward – started operating as Auctioneers, Accountants and Architects.
  23. 1840

    Re-named Worsfold & Sons when his son joined and they moved to Canterbury.
  24. 1821

    James Worsfold founded Worsfold – Land, insurance and stockbrokers in Dover.