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Culture Peer Challenge report


Peer challenge

The peer challenge looked at progress and how changes are being implemented.  Overall we were praised for being ambitious for the service and implementing changes in an exemplary fashion.

Key actions we are delivering:

Staff engagement.  

Bulletins, newsletters, staff conference and  planned breakfast briefings

Develop a cultural strategy for Sutton

Targeted Stakeholder engagement events are planned for the autumn. Potential bid for the Mayor’s London Borough of Culture initiative.


The service is seeking co-location partners where appropriate.


Volunteers and stakeholders.

Major recruitment drive for volunteers. Friends groups continue to be an integral part of the service


Recognise and celebrate our ambition

Ambitious staff training programmes with over 100 training sessions delivered this year. Central library refurbishment, Little Holland House relaunch and the Whitehall refurbishment.

Full details are in the report which can be downloaded here.

Library Strategy for Sutton 2015 to 2019 Report Library Strategy for Sutton 2015 to 2019 Report
Read the Library Strategy for Sutton 2015 to 2019 report here.
A Cultural Framework for Sutton A Cultural Framework for Sutton

Read a framework for putting culture at the heart of the Borough here.