Archive for April, 2017


Information: Website maintenance Sat 29 April

Some services accessed via the website, such as the ability to pay for services and accessing committee papers will be down between 08:00 – 13:00 on Saturday 29 April 2017 due to essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


Wallington First World War hero commemorated with special paving stone

On Saturday 29 April the bravery of Wallington war hero 2nd Lieut. Alfred Oliver Pollard will be remembered at a special ceremony starting at 11am at the Wallington Library Memorial Garden. A commemorative paving stone, provided by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), will be laid by Mayor of Sutton Cllr Richard Clifton […]


Our TV advert: Your questions answered

We are using a Sky TV advert to promote the new recycling service. This advert is being shown on Sky TV set top boxes across the borough. It is not being shown outside Sutton. It is broadcast using a new Sky TV service called AdSmart. The total production and broadcast costs for the advert are just over […]


All applicants for Sutton primary school places receive offer

All applicants for a primary school place in Sutton have received an offer on national primary offer day (Tuesday 18 April), with 95 per cent receiving a place at one of their preference schools. In the last decade applications for a first preference place at one of Sutton’s primary schools have risen by 25 per cent, […]


Top business gong for Sutton

Sutton Council has scooped joint first prize in the Best Programme of Support for Small Businesses category at the annual London Council Small Business Friendly Borough Awards. The popular Entrepreneurs Pop-Up Sutton programme was praised for being “a new and innovative project to stimulate business start-ups that enables entrepreneurs to get a foot on the […]


Monday 10 April – Statement on Sutton bin collection service

Sutton Council, as a member of the South London Waste Partnership working with Veolia UK, is introducing a new recycling and rubbish collection service to almost 90,000 homes in the borough. The service started Monday 3 April and for the first time offers food waste and battery and textile recycling to most households, as well […]

Waste changes

Councillor Manuel Abellan thanks residents during first week of new bin service

Councillor Manuel Abellan, Vice-Chair, Environment & Neighbourhood Committee, said: “I thank residents for their patience and understanding this first week of the new recycling and rubbish service. We are collecting new bins and food waste and it will take a bit of time for the service to get completely up to speed. Residents can collect extra […]

Waste changes

Requesting additional green recycling boxes

If you need extra green recycling boxes you can collect these from the B&Q car park (lower level) in Sutton town centre between 10am-4pm on Saturday 8 April. You need to bring proof of address so we know you live in the borough. Each household will be able to collect three boxes in the first […]


Fire alarm giveaway

To promote home fire safety, the council is working with Sutton Housing Partnership and the London Fire Brigade to offer free smoke alarms to the residents of Sutton. Residents are welcome to to pick up not one, but TWO FREE smoke alarms (two per household limit). All you have to do is visit the reception […]

Carshalton Ponds update

Following concern over the water levels at Carshalton Ponds, this update explains what we are doing and who we are working with to help restore the water levels. SES Water aims to continue providing a reliable and sufficient supply of safe, high quality drinking water. To ensure their customers in the Carshalton and Sutton areas […]