Patricia Shepherd

Welcome to Sutton


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Sutton was first mentioned in historical records in 1086 when it found its way into the Domesday Book. Today, it is a well-known commuter town, with direct links to the capital, together with outstanding connections to motorways and rail services. 

Popular with people at every stage of their lives, Sutton has an interesting mix of demographics, from retirees looking for modern and comfortable retirement developments within easy reach of the action, to young professionals and growing families. Read our Sutton local area guide and learn more about whether this property hotspot could be the ideal location for your next move.


Prospective tenants in Sutton have a wealth of options to pick from. Semi-detached houses dating back to the 1920s and 1930s are prevalent here, but there are also some fabulous large detached properties and period homes for growing families. Alongside these older properties, there are more modern developments, with new-build houses and flats. 

The average age of people residing in Sutton is 38. These are mostly married professionals.


Sutton is one of the areas of the UK served by the Grammar School system, and this hasled to many families relocating to this area to take advantage of the excellent standard ofeducation these schools provide. There are also several primary and secondary schools rated “outstanding” by Ofsted. Two independent schools also serve the Sutton area, alongside four specialist schools.


Avenue Primary Academy                                                           
Cheam Park Farm Primary Academy
Manor Park Primary Academy
Westbourne Primary School
Robin Hood Junior School
Harris Academy


Cheam High School
Glenthorne High School
St Philomena’s Catholic High School
for Girls
Greenshaw High School
Nonsuch High School for Girls

Things To Do In Sutton

Carshalton Water Tower

Carshalton Water Tower Carshalton House dates from the early 1700s. Its second owner laid out its impressive grounds during the 1710s and at the same time, created this late- Baroque style monument. Once containing a cistern which supplied water to the property, the Water Tower also held a suite of rooms, an orangery and a plunge bath. Visitors can see inside on summer Sunday afternoons.

Beddington Park and The Grange

Beddington Park is one of London’s most archaeological significant locations. Its history dates back to long before the 1300s. The earliest settlement here was during the Bronze Age. The park is also home to many facilities including a playground, outdoor gym, tennis courts and football pitches. It also contains a popular pub and restaurant, ‘The Grange’ which hosts the largest beer garden in Sutton & is widely used as a wedding venue.