Sutton Ecology Centre
Sutton Ecology Centre is part of the London Borough of Sutton's Biodiversity Team and is the main resource for environmental education in the borough
The grounds are an excellent place for a stroll and to find out about wildlife habitats, alternative energy, recycling, composting, organic and wildlife gardening. The Centre runs educational visits for schools and community groups, as well as events for adults, families and children, volunteer days and much much more.
Aims of the Centre:
- To create better understanding of our local and global environment.
- To encourage involvement in our environment by the whole community.
- To serve as a base for environmental action throughout the Borough.
For all events, please see the Events page
View our index page for a full range of what we do, how we came about and what we have to offer.
You can now discover our grounds by following the Sutton Ecology Centre Trail. The trail includes the Nature, Heritage and Sensory aspects of our grounds. Pick up a trail leaflet from the leaflet dispenser outside The Old Rectory, Festival Walk.
To Contact the Friends of Sutton Ecology Centre or for general enquiries or about becoming a Friend, telephone Angela on 0208 647 3858, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or view the Friends of Sutton Ecology Centre Website (link opens new window).
The grounds are open to the public from 09:00 until sunset, Monday through Sunday, all year round. Please note that the centre is staffed Monday through Friday, 09:00 - 5pm.
If you would like some advice and information, please call us on 020 8770 5820 before your visit, as we are often teaching or out in the grounds.
How to get there
- Train: five minutes from Carshalton Station.
- Bus: Bus numbers 127 and 157 stop at the end of North Street. 407 on Pound Street.
- Car: The nearest car park is on Carshalton High Street.
There is disabled parking only at the centre. Access for disabled people is possible to the grounds and part of the building. Sorry, no dogs except guide dogs. You are welcome to bring a picnic but please respect our grounds and take your litter away.
Address: Sutton Ecology Centre
The Old Rectory, Festival Walk, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3NY
For information telephone: 020 8770 5820