Sutton is one of the thirteen metropolitan centres in London. It lies on the lower slopes of the North Downs and is the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Sutton. The area is home to over 200 000 people. Many international corporate companies have chosen Sutton as their office location.
Did you know that Sutton High Street is the sixth most important shopping area in London?
The rich history of Sutton Town extends back to 1086 when it was registered as a town with two churches and thirty houses, since then it has grown into the beautiful urban location to live, work or visit.
Manor Park is a beautiful park created in Created in 1914. This public park features a fountain, a war memorial & a straw-bale cafe. It is located in Sutton town centre opposite an old Edwardian Police station. The Straw-bale cafe was the first environmentally friendly building in London to use this building material. Manor Park is the ideal location for busy suburban families to enjoy outdoors.
All Saints Church is a grade II listed building built in 1867. A building is located just to the north of Sutton town centre. It stands on an artificial platform built upon a south-facing slope. The hill on which the church stands was partially formed as a result of earth moved there during the building of the Angel Hill cutting in the 1770s. Its large size and prominent location make it a local landmark.
Beddington Park was the former manor house of the Carew family, lost to money lenders and bad debts by Charles Hallowell Hallowell Carew in the 1850s. The Domesday Book mentions two Beddington estates and these were united by Nicholas Carew to form Carew Manor in 1381. The Manor, once a medieval moated house, was home to the Royal Female Orphanage from 1866 until 1968. It now contains council offices and Carew Manor School.
Mayfield Lavender Farm is a purple paradise formed over 70 000 lavender plants, planted back in early 2000. It is a privately owned farm producing lavender plants and even home for thousands of local bees. It is a busy location during the summer/autumn month due to its natural beauty.