Sutton has received a Silver Gilt award for the eighth year in succession for its borough entry into the London in Bloom competition.

In the annual London in Bloom awards five council-maintained parks performed particularly well. Beddington Park, Cheam Park & Rec, The Grove Park and Oaks Park all secured Silver Gilt awards in the Large Park of the Year categories, while Manor Park achieved a Silver Gilt award in the Park of the Year category.

blooms_origThe parks won the awards because of their cleanliness, the quality of their facilities, and their value to borough residents and the environment.

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London in Bloom Best Front Garden Award winners Michael and Audrey Fawcett were presented with their award by the Mayor of Sutton, Cllr Richard Clifton, at a reception in the Mayor’s Parlour. From left, Deputy Mayor Steve Cook, the Fawcetts holding their award, Deputy Mayor Nali Patel, and the Mayor, Cllr Richard Clifton