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The Wallington Directory The independent directory of businesses serving residents of Wallington, Woodcote Green & South Beddington

Edition 105 September 2017


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The Wallington Directory September sees the end of the school summer holidays and for some, a little welcome peace and quiet! The London Open House weekend takes place this month, giving us access to page 10 to find out which of our local buildings are opening their doors. Honeywood Museum is just one of the local landmarks taking part. Thank you to The Friends of Honeywood for this Our Community Pages are particularly full this month, with lots of notices from local clubs and events taking place; including a couple of Macmillan coffee mornings plus some pleas for volunteers. If you have a couple of hours to spare and would like to put them to good use, take a look inside. This month, we welcome the following new advertisers: Together p33 & QEF Mobility Service p21. We have offers from: Carpets 4 U p5, Tolworth Fencing p13 & Sarah James Jewellers p25. Until next month ...

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Contents: London Open House Weekend Running & Fitness Coach Puzzle Page Community Pages Scrabble Pictures Heritage Page Watering & Wellies Puzzle Solutions Consumer Champion Running & Fitness Coach Useful Numbers Places of Worship Index of Advertisers

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October 2017 deadline: Friday 15 September 2017 Editor & Publisher Editorials and advertisements 020 8643 2840 3 Burns Close Carshalton Beeches Surrey, SM5 4PY Printed by Warwick Printing Ltd 01926 883355 sales@warwickprinting.co.uk Website Design: RBS Productions DISCLAIMER: The Surrey Directories Group Ltd print and distribute this Directory to selected homes and businesses throughout the area shown in the title to this publication. The opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views of the Editors or Publishers. The inclusion of any advertisement or notice herein shall not be indicative of endorsement by the Editors of the product or service so advertised and the Editors accept no liability for any loss suffered either directly or indirectly therefrom. Reproduction of any text, illustration or photography appearing in this Directory, either in whole or in part, is expressly prohibited without the written consent of the Editors. The Editors cannot guarantee either the safe-keeping or return of any original copy, photograph or illustration supplied to them or to the Publisher.

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Painter and Decorator Edward Dalton 20 years experience Reliable delivery of high quality service at competitive prices Please call 07929 402510 Free quotation and one year guarantee Email

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26 Carshalton Water Tower The Water Tower opens each Sunday in the month from 2:30 - 5:30pm, unless otherwise stated. The Hermitage is open on the first and third Sunday in each month from 2:30 4:30pm when there are also garden tours. The Water Tower is available for hire and private tailor made tours can be arranged. Please see the Friends’ website for details: www.carshaltonwatertower.co.uk or contact Mrs Julia Gertz, the Friends’ Secretary on 020 8647 0984; or write to 136 West Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2NR. Events this month: Sunday 10 September: National Heritage Opening, 1 - 5pm. Free entry. Teas available. Sat 16/Sun 17 September: Open House London Weekend. 1 - 5pm. Free entry. Teas available. Sunday 24 September: Last opening of the Water Tower for the Season.

Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 8 p.m. Study Skills – Mary Noon, Dyslexia Specialist Sutton Dyslexia Association, The Friends Meeting House,10 Cedar Road, Sutton An opportunity to learn some strategies to support dyslexic pupils with studying and revising. Suitable for top junior and secondary ages. FREE admission. For further details, please contact 07948 702491

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Wallington Library, Shotfield, Wallington, SM6 0HY

COMMUNITY NOTICES ARE FREE FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS email Karen to find out more: community@surreydirectories.com or call 020 8643 2840 www.surreydirectories.com SUTTON U3A PROMOTIONAL DAY

We in Sutton U3A are celebrating our 30th Anniversary this year and we are very proud to have reached that milestone. We would like to invite you to come along and learn more about us at our Promotional Day at Sutton Library on Friday 15 September. Although U3A stands for “University of the Third Age�, we are not a university but a group of people committed to lifelong learning, fighting against loneliness, isolation and depression, whilst enjoying new challenges, meeting new friends and having fun. So there is life after work! You do not need any qualifications to join Sutton U3A apart from being semi-retired or retired. We are a unique and exciting self-help movement providing recreational, educational and social activities for semi-retired and retired people in and around Sutton. A wide range of interest Groups are offered plus coach and theatre outings. Activities are organised mainly in small interest groups which meet regularly, learning from each other through sharing their knowledge, skills and experience. Sutton U3A currently has 40+ interest groups Europa Gallery, Sutton Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA Friday 15 September from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local contact:Anna James: 020 8395 9917. E-mail: suttonu3a@live.co.uk or visit our website: www.suttonu3a.org.uk CAN YOU HELP? Volunteers are needed for the Meals on Wheels service, delivering meals to clients in the London Borough of Sutton from 11am to 1:30pm. A rewarding way to help others in the community. For further details, please contact: 020 8647 2484 or 020 8642 5496

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Wallington Library Coffee Concerts Mallinson Room, 11:30 - 12:30 Free with free tea/coffee The Autumn/Winter Season starts on Wednesday 20 September Light Music (Ashley Dickenson)


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Dates for diary It's time once again for our annual celeb ration of Black History Month sponsored by the Sutton Black History Group. We have planned an exciting series of events during the month. Black History Month starts with the launch event on Sunday 1st October from 3pm-7pm. The event will take place at the Sutton Circle Library, Green Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, SM5 1JJ, in the presence of The Worshipful Mayoress of Sutton, Cllr Jean Crossby. The launch event will be an evening of music, refreshments, an exhibition plus Keynote speech on the theme of Black Music Through The Ages in celebration of black heritage. This will be followed by a month of other events. Full details will be included on the website nearer to the 1st October. For more information, please contact Sutton Black History Group at bhmsutton@live.co.uk or visit our Facebook page, www.facebook.BHMsutton and website at BHGSutton.org. Veronica Fritzon, MSc, BSc, HVcert, RGN Chair Black History Group Sutton, 21 Alexandra Gardens, Stanley Road, Carshalton, SM5 4LJ 020 330 29543

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Do you have a spare couple of hours each week?? Are you a parent, grandparent or have parenting experience?? Would you like to make a difference to a family?? Why not volunteer for Home-Start Sutton?? Home-Start is a voluntary organisation supporting families with a young child under five who are struggling. We recruit volunteers to visit families in their own home, to offer emotional and practical support and friendship. A Preparation Course will be starting on Thursday 28 th September to run each Thursday for eight weeks (excluding half term) completing on Thursday 23 rd November. Expenses are paid. To find out more or to apply for a volunteer application pack please contact:- Home-Start Sutton on 020 8647 6501 (admin@homestartsutton.org.uk). An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken. Home-Start Sutton positively encourages people with parenting skills from all sections of the community to volunteer. Company No 5165417

Registered Charity no1104960

CARSHALTON DIABETES UK GROUP NEXT EVENING MEETING:Learn more about Exercise with Diabetes. A talk by Yve Stainton, GP Referral Scheme, Everyone Active. 7.30pm on Thursday 7 September 2017 at The Friends Meeting House, 10 Cedar Road, Sutton, SM2 5DA. NEXT DAYTIME MEETING:Learn more about Kidneys and Diabetes. A talk by Dr. Colin Sinclaire. 2.30pm on Friday 8 September 2017 at the Diabetes Centre, 2nd Floor, Block A, St. Helier Hospital, Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, SM5 1AA. People with Diabetes, their families and friends are all welcome. Further details at www.diabetesukcarshalton.org.uk Or telephone 07983 628071.

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30 CARSHALTON METHODIST CHURCH Ruskin Road, Carshalton, SM5 3DE ‘GET CRAFTY’ At our Coffee Morning Saturday 9 September 2017 10am - 12 noon. Admission free Come along for a coffee and join ‘Carshalton Craft’ for a fun morning of activities. Meet some of the members who will be happy to show you their skills and let you have a go. Try out crafts such as card making, scrap-booking, knitting, crochet and patch-working. www.carshalton-methodist.org.uk facebook.com/carshaltonmethodistchurch

ST.PAUL’S, NORTHEY AVENUE, CHEAM,SM2 7HS NEW BEGINNINGS: Recovering from Divorce or Separation? New Beginnings is a free and support group for anyone who is suffering from a ‘divorce, separation or broken relationship. The aim of the group is to help people to come to terms with the past and make a fresh start in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. People come along who are at every stage of divorce, from before it takes place to many years later. The group is free, based on Christian principles, but is not religious in any way and is open to everyone. For more information, or if you wish to come, please call Colin on 07855 245619 or new.beginnings@blueyonder.co.uk Thursday 21 September at 7:30pm. www.saintpauls.co.uk/newbeginnings EXPLORING ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: Professional and experienced speakers will help us to look at the causes and consequences of anxiety and depression, and at various ways of combating these conditions. There is also ample time for discussion. This self-help support course seeks to provide helpful perspectives in a friendly and supportive atmosphere, but does not provide counselling or therapy. The course starts on Wednesday 20 September at 7:45pm. If you would like to come or wish to discuss further please call Judith on 07906 224056 or email exploringanxietydepression@gmail.com

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VOLUNTEERS WANTED? MAPS are voluntary organisation supporting vulnerable children and young people in the London Borough of Sutton. We are loo king for volunteer mentors to support a young person each week for up to a year, to be a listening ear and to give them space and time to unpack life. No qualifications are needed for this role. We are looking for volunteers who have a positive attitude towards children and young people and a desire to help them achieve their full potential. Someone who is a positive role model, patient, calm, a good listener and who is non-judgemental. Does this sound like you? If you have a couple of spare hours during the day, evenings or weekends why not use your skills to support a young person. Training will take place in Sutton on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October 2017. For more details, please contact the MAPS team at the Volunteer Centre Sutton on 020 8661 5900, email MAPS@VCSutton.org.uk or contact us via our website www.MAPSmentoring.co.uk Expenses are paid, full training will be given and an enhanced DBS check will be undertaken.

Save the date! Age UK Sutton is hosting a Silver Sunday Tea Dance on Sunday 1 October from 1pm to 4pm at the Holiday Inn Sutton. More details to come! Call 020 8408 7025 for more info.

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Award winning Sutton based project MAPS is looking for local heroes to become volunteer mentors. Could you be that person?


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September 2017 Thursday 7 Sunday 10 September

Heritage Open Days 2017

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Honeywood Museum, Carshalton Water Tower, St. Nicholas Church, Sutton & their doors for the Heritage Open Days. Visit www.friendsofhoneywood.co.uk for full information and to find out which events should be pre-booked. Events activities and access to buildings not normally open to the public.

Saturday 9 September

Get Crafty Coffee Morning

Saturday 9 September

Wallington Farmers Market

10am - 12 noon. Admission free. Come along for a fun morning of activities and try various crafts. Visit www.carshaltonmethodist.org.uk for more information. 9am local producers stalls each month. All stall holders are local producers and sell fresh, high quality produce at competitive prices. Full details at ww.ecolocalmarkets.org.uk

Saturday 16 September

Give Mums a Break!

Saturday 16/ Sunday 17 September

London Open House Weekend

Sunday 24 September

Autumn Fair

Carshalton Methodist Church, Ruskin Road, Carshalton, SM5 3DE

Old Town Hall & Library Gardens, Wallington, SM6 0NB

Chiltern Church, 83 Chiltern

Come along to the Dads and kids cinema Road, Sutton, SM2 5QY club at Chiltern Church. Doors open 10am, film starts 10:30am. Bacon butties and papers for the Dads. Popcorn and a film for the kids! For more information contact Richard on mens@chilternchurch.org.uk

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This weekend is the welcome return to the London House weekend. Many of our local buildings are taking part. Turn to page 10 for full details.

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The annual Diamond Centre Autumn Disabled Riders, Fair takes place from 11am to 4pm. Woodmansterne Road, Come along for a great family day. Lots Carshalton, SM5 4DT of stalls and activities including novelty dog show, scurry and fun agility, Diamond Riding Display, Steam Train rides, BBQ & refreshments plus lots, lots Please mention Wallington Directory when responding to adverts more.The Adults ÂŁ4, Children ÂŁ1.


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Puzzle Solutions Step On It

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Consumer Champion

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Useful telephone numbers Other

Emergency/Utilities Police Stations

Dial 101

(Sutton & Wallington)

Sutton Council Offices

020 8770 5000

Citizens Advice

020 8405 3552

Samaritans

0845 7909090

020 8721 2073 020 8721 2490 020 8721 2730

Rotary Club of Carshalton

0844 8700803

In an emergency (if a crime is taking place) dial 999

Rotary Club of Wallington

Community Police Teams Beddington South Carshalton South & Clockhouse Wallington South Team

Park 07799 853392

Crime Stoppers

0800 555 111

Leisure

Electricity Power Loss

0800 783 8866

The Phoenix Centre

020 8773 6060

Gas Emergency

0800 111999

David Weir Leisure Centre

020 8641 9480

Thames Water

0845 920 0800

Westcroft Leisure Centre

020 8669 8666

National Rail Enquiries

0845 604 0500

(Sewage & Drain Problems) Sutton & East Surrey Water

01737 772000

Carshalton Library (Westcroft)

020 8647 1151

St Helier Hospital Trust

020 8296 2000

Wallington Library

020 8770 4900

NHS Direct

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Sutton College

020 8770 5566

Places of Worship All Saints Church Carshalton, High St, Carshalton. 07946 609387

Bandon Hill Methodist Church, Sandy Lane North, Wallington 020 8647 2147

Carshalton Baptist Church, Strawberry Lane, Carshalton 020 8669 1895

Carshalton Beeches Baptist Church, Banstead Rd, Carshalton Beeches. 020 8642 9311

Carshalton Methodist Church, Ruskin Rd, Carshalton. 020 8669 3676

Chiltern Church, Chiltern Rd, Sutton. 020 8661 7042

Christ Church, Christchurch Park, Sutton. 020 8288 8380

St Michael & All Angels, Milton Rd, Wallington. 020 8647 1201 Mollison Drive, Wallington. 020 8647 1201 Park Hill Rd, Wallington. 020 8773 0822

Salvation Army, Green Wrythe Lane, Carshalton. 020 8773 8308

Society of Friends (Quakers), Cedar Road, Sutton. 020 8647 7134

Springfield Church, Meets at Wallington High School for Girls, Wallington. 020 8647 3410

Stanley Park Evangelical Free Church, Stanley Rd, Carshalton 020 8773 1653

Wallington Baptist Church

Church of the Good Shepherd,

Queens Road/Parkgate Road. 020 8669 8544

Holy Trinity Church, Maldon Rd, Wallington. 020 8647 7605

Beddington Gardens, Wallington. 020 8647 2147

St Elpheges RC Church

Wallington United Reformed Church,

Wallington Methodist Church,

Stafford Road, Wallington. 020 8647 5079

Stanley Park Rd 020 8669 8163

St Margarets of Scotland RC,

West Street Evangelical Church,

Fir Tree Grove, Carshalton. 020 8647 7748

West Street, Carshalton. 020 8773 3582

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BATHROOM & KITCHEN DESIGNERS & FITTERS Beeches Property Services 11 Buckingham 15 Jarvis Building Services 32 BUILDERS & ROOFING SERVICES Jarvis Building Services W. Brown & Son Ltd BUSINESS NETWORKS The Today Club

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CARPETS, FLOORING & CARPET FITTING SERVICES Carpets 4 U 5 CHARITIES & COMMUNITY SERVICES QEF Mobility Services

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COMPUTER/WEBSITE SERVICES PC Solutions RBS Productions

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DOMESTIC HELP & SERVICES Beeches Handyman & Clearances Carshalton Pressure Washing DK Domestic Appliance Repairs Simon Emmett Carpet Cleaning

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DOUBLE GLAZING, WINDOWS, CONSERVATORIES & GARDEN BUILDINGS Astral Windows 7 Elwyns Windows Ltd 11 MDM Double Glazing Repairs 36

HOME IMPROVEMENTS & FURNISHINGS Barnes & Fadden Home Furnishings 3 Buckingham 15 Des Res Blinds 15 HOME SECURITY & ALARMS Lemtec Alarms

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JEWELLERS Sarah James Jewellers

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LEISURE, HOBBIES & SPORTS Boxing Gala Dinner Holy Trinity Tea Dance Purley Sports Club

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PAINTING & DECORATING, PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Bedecked Painting & Decorating Beeches Property Services Edward Dalton Painting & Decorating Jarvis Building Services Tiler & Bird

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PEST CONTROL SERVICES M. R. Pest Control Pest Intentions

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PLACES OF WORSHIP Parish of Sth Beddington & Roundshaw Wallington Methodist Church

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PLUMBERS Gary Beckley LJS Plumbing & Heating

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ELECTRICIANS & ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES Wandle Electrical 17

RETIREMENT LIVING, HOME HELP & SENIOR CARE Lakeshore Care 39 Porthaven Care Home - Lavender Oaks 48 Triangle Day Care Wallington 35

FINANCIAL ADVICE & SERVICES One Financial Solutions

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SCHOOLS Collingwood School

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GARAGES/CAR SERVICES Autotest & Tyres Ltd

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SHOPS Barnes & Fadden Home Furnishings Elwyns Windows Ltd

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TREE SURGEONS Little Oak Tree & Garden Care Mattree Professional Tree Care

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GARDEN SERVICES, FENCING, DRIVEWAYS & LANDSCAPING Alcourt Landscapes 45 Berrie Garden Design & Maintenance 44 Carshalton Pressure Washing 8 Harrington Brothers 23

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