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London Borough of Sutton

London Borough of Sutton provides advice, support and information to startups and established firms in Sutton.

Business support

Sutton Council provides advice and guidance on business continuity planning.
Tel: 020 8649 0608
Email: emergency.planning@sutton.gov.uk
Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/info/200514/community_safety_and_policing/1426/protecting_your_business

Opportunity Sutton provides advice, support and information to help deliver economic growth in Sutton. It provides information about the business support services available to startups and small firms, as well as those looking to invest in Sutton. Information on finding premises, funding and recruitment advice is also available through Opportunity Sutton.
Tel: 020 8770 5000
Email: opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk 
Website: www.opportunitysutton.org

Business premises

London Borough of Sutton lists council-owned premises available to rent or buy.
Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/info/200548/business_rates_and_regulation/1556/properties_to_rent

Libraries

Sutton libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.
Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/info/200168/libraries_museums_archives_and_arts

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.
Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/info/200549/licensing

Business rates

London Borough of Sutton is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.
Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/info/200646/business_rates

Procurement

Sutton Council spends around £200 million per annum on services, supplies and works. It provides information to help business owners bid for public sector tenders.
Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/info/200548/business_rates_and_regulation/1349/tenders_and_contracts

Emergency contacts

London Borough of Sutton provides an out-of-hours service for emergencies such as:

  • Collapsed or unsafe buildings or structures
  • Emergency repairs to council-owned property
  • Extreme weather

Tel: 020 8649 0608
Email: emergency.planning@sutton.gov.uk
Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/info/200514/community_safety_and_policing/1271/emergency_planning

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