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Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

The LGPS is a defined benefit (DB) pension scheme for employees working in local government. Members of DB schemes are promised a guaranteed pension income in retirement. This means that the financial risk of the scheme’s investment falls to the employers in the scheme.

For all general scheme information, please use the LGPS member website.

Pensions Online (member portal)

LGPS members can use Pensions Online to instantly access and manage their pension information. Currently you are able to:

  • access your annual benefit statements

  • update your personal details

  • review your nominations, years of service, earnings, contributions and transfers (if applicable)

  • run a retirement estimate (if you are 55 or over)

If you have benefits in both the Sutton Council and Kingston Council Pension Funds then you will need to register twice (once per Fund).

All other pension enquiries can be made by sending an email to or by calling 020 8770 5290. Normal office hours are between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Fund specific information

Triennial Valuation

Audited Fund Annual Accounts:

Included in the Council’s Audited Annual Accounts

Pension Fund Annual Report:




Key Fund Documents

Funding Strategy Statement

Investment Strategy Statement

Governance Compliance Statement

Pensions Administration Strategy (including Communication Statement)

Useful Forms and Templates

For members

Make a nomination for the death grant

Join the main scheme

Join the 50/50 scheme

Leave the scheme

Request a transfer of previous pension rights

For employers

Monthly contributions return (LG1) (Please contact us for a copy)

Notification of joining employee (LG2)

Notification of leaving employee (LG3)

Notification of an employment change (LG4)

Notification of changes to multiple post employee (LG5)

BDI return template for bulk notification of joining employees (Please contact us for a copy)


If you are not happy with the way your pension has been dealt with (including the service you have received), please contact us on 020 8770 5290 to seek an informal resolution.

If you wish to go straight to the formal process or we are unable to resolve your informal complaint then you should follow the Internal Dispute Resolution Procedure.