Open House Festival

Stories from…The Welsh Chapel


0, 1879

Lind Road, Sutton, Greater London, SM1 4PJ

An exhibition exploring the rapid technological changes in transport in the Sutton New Town Area (1870-1911). The Welsh Chapel is part of the Presbyterian Church of Wales - originally built as a Primitive Methodist Chapel in 1879.

Getting there


407, S3, 154

Additional travel info

Nearby bus stops on Lind Road, Carshalton Road and Lower Road.


Accessibility notes

There is no step free access.



Information in the 1879 Primitive Methodist magazine details that the the laying of the foundation stones for a “neat little chapel and school” at Sutton in the London Sixth station was expected to cost £1,200. The foundation stone still found on the building details that it was laid by Mrs Bray of Wimbledon on 30 July 1879.


The exhibition 'Where are you going?' is produced by Sutton New Town Community Festival and The Welsh Chapel.

Sutton New Town Community Festival arranges and promotes community festivals and events for the benefit of the inhabitants of Sutton New Town and the surrounding area.

Their purpose is to promote social inclusion and community cohesion through staging shared events and activities for the people of the Sutton New Town area irrespective of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances, ethnic origin, religion, belief, creed, sexual orientation or gender.

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