Find out about community events and more at Sutton Estate, Chelsea.

Seniors lunches

Each month, Clarion staff, working with local partners SMART, provide a hot meal for residents aged over 55 on the estate. This is always well attended and a good opportunity for neighbours to catch up with one another. This is funded by the construction contractor Durkan’s social value funding.

Sutton Memories Exhibition
Over 100 years of living

Sutton Memories, is a photo history project on residents living in one of the earliest examples of purpose-built social housing in Britain. An exhibition of stylish portraits and residents' stories was held at Saatchi Gallery in January 2024.

Activities and outings

Every year, residents are invited on a social outing, such as a trip to the seaside or trip to the pantomime. There are also events through the year held in the ‘sunken garden’ on the estate. These have included outdoor cinema screenings, Halloween parties, jubilee and coronation events. These events are also funded by Durkan.

Job Opportunities

Explore jobs and training opportunities for residents as part of the regeneration.


Document Control/Construction Admin

Assisting Project Document Controller to carry out wide range of construction administration duties. Would suit candidates who are confident using basic Microsoft packages, eg. Word, Excel. May be required to use specialist software packages as part of placement for which basic induction/training will be offered.  Document control is a key emerging skill in digital construction and is steadily growing as source of employment opportunities.

Trades’ Placements

Candidates will shadow and assist trades on site in their specific roles. The placements will offer a realistic insight into how trades operate on a live construction project.

Specialist Piling Operations

The project heating strategy includes key sustainable construction/green technologies. Specialist contractor Kensa will be carrying out piling operations to install geothermal heat pump sinks over 3 weeks. The project offers a unique opportunity for a learner or learners to shadow and learn about this future-facing technology first-hand. Would very much existing students or new entrants with a genuine interest in pursuing a career in specialist environmental engineering/construction technologies.

Clarion Housing Association Limited is registered with Regulator of Social Housing (4865); and is a Charitable Community Benefit Society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (7686) and affiliated to The National Housing Federation, and g15 (London’s 15 largest housing associations). VAT no 675646394. Clarion Housing Association Limited’s registered office is at Level 6, 6 More London Place, Tooley Street, London SE1 2DA.

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