Sutton is a large town, located
on the North Downs to the south of London.
It is approximately 11 miles from Charing Cross,
with a population of around 190,000 people.
Boasting 607 hectares of green
space and 16 parks, Sutton is one of London’s
greenest boroughs. It also has nine public libraries, two theatres, and a
selection of grade II listed buildings including the Honeywood
Museum, Whitehall, and Little Holland House.
St Nicholas Church in Sutton
dates back to before the Victorian era when Sutton built up around the railway.
The High Street and the central area are mostly Victorian although Edwardian
architecture is also represented.
More modern additions to Sutton
include the Aspects of Sutton apartment building and the Lamborne.
Famous residents to Sutton
include Kim Acourt, an English glamour model, who was born and grew up in
Sutton. Other famous residents include David Weir (Paralympic athlete), Melanie
South (tennis player) and Graham Sutherland (painter).
Neighbouring towns include
Ashtead (6 miles), Brockham (12 miles) and Chelsham (10 miles). Sutton also has
a football team, Sutton United F.C.