You can submit your complaint along with any supporting documents via email or write to us at: Sutton Council, Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

What you can expect from us

  • we will listen and take your complaint seriously
  • we will deal with your complaint fairly
  • we will tell you how long our investigations will take
  • we will apologise if we have done something wrong and tell you how we will put things right
  • we will keep all information about you confidential

Complaints process

If we are unable to resolve a customer’s dissatisfaction at the first point of contact, there is a two-stage complaints process to follow.

Stage 1

Once you’ve submitted your complaint, we will let you know that it’s been received within 5 working days. 

Complaints will be investigated and a response will be sent to you within 20 working days.

Stage 2

If you are unhappy with the response from stage 1, you have 28 days to request a stage 2 review. 

You will need to email or write to us explaining why you are dissatisfied and this request will then be reviewed by a senior council officer who has not been involved in your case before to reconsider your complaint.

We will send you a response within 20 working days or tell you if it will take longer and let you know when you can expect a full reply.

If you’re not happy with the outcome

If you are still not happy you can refer your complaint to the Local Government Ombudsman.

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