Current Social Enterprise Landscape in Sutton

Sutton is home to 200,000 residents and boasts a range of economic, educational, business and environmental success factors. Its network Social Enterprise Sutton aims at supporting social enterprise activity in the area and is well established with a membership currently of 71 organisations or individuals. The network now has a track record of four years supporting social enterprises and it is growing. It is a mixture of established enterprises and many start-ups creating innovation and services for all members of the community, ranging from employment & training for refugees, scrap materials for schools, playgroups, to sexual awareness and support for those with disabilities.

Key Objectives over the Coming Year

1. Continue the development and growth of Suttons Social Enterprises

2. Raise the profile of Social Enterprise in the Borough

3. Maintain appropriate and specific social enterprise business support for pre-start, start-up and growing social enterprises

Stakeholder Group

Sutton Centre for Voluntary Service, Calladoodles, The U, The Shine, The Pavillion, Sutton Community Farm, CargoBikes, Builders in your Community, Bioregional, Sutton Vision, Transitions London UK, Urban Youth, Credit Union, African & Caribbean Heritage, United in Dance, Unity, Arty Café, Sticky Mitts, Sutton Voice CIC, SCILL centre, Jigsaw4U, Squirrels Scrap, Presto performing, The Vine Project, Sex with a Difference, Tazza Coffee, Volunteer Centre Sutton, Creative Sutton