Located in southern London, on the lower part of North Downs, Sutton is one of the major metropolitan cities in London and the municipal borough. The city expanded and flourished significantly due to the suburban growth in London in the 20th century. Sutton became a part of Greater London in the year 1965. Today, it is an important retail and civic district.
Take cheap flights to Sutton to witness its architecture, art and culture and do loads of shopping. Besides, there are several quality hotels in Sutton to help you with accommodation for yourself as well as your family.
The city of Sutton is basically a product of the railways, so most of the town’s architecture is Victorian in style. However, the architecture of St. Nicholas Church dates back to a much earlier era. Another style of architecture that can be found here is Edwardian architecture. The central area housing and High Street are the main hubs for viewing the architectural excellences of Sutton.
Some good examples of modern architecture in Sutton are Aspects of Sutton and Lamborne. While the former comprises18 floors and displays terracotta colour, the latter is a Dockland-style apartment. It is white in colour with wooden inserts and is beautified with balconies.
Sutton comprises some the most beautiful churches in London, which surely is a reason to take cheap flights to Sutton.
Surrounded by a wooden graveyard, St. Nicholas Church is the oldest one in Sutton. In the woods, there are also some benches and two public footpaths. A small church was replaced by the present structure in February 1864. The present church was designed by an architect called Edwin Nash who was involved in church restoration. The chancel of the church was added in the late 19th century.
There are two other churches in Sutton which are worth a visit – The Sutton Baptist Church and Trinity Methodist Church. While the former looks modern, the latter is more traditional. The architecture of Sutton Baptist Church is reflective of the style of the Arts and Crafts Movement.
Trinity Methodist Church is a Grade II listed building, with its exterior in Kent ragstone and interior resembling a parish church.
Besides these attractions, the city has got many green spaces and works of public art to keep you busy and amused throughout your stay in Sutton.