National Trust - Sutton House
Sutton House is a sixteenth century house, preserved by the National Trust for its architectural and historic importance. Sutton House is proud to be a part of the community of Hackney, working with community groups, schools and local families. We deliver a versatile programme and our volunteers are at the heart of everything we do. By volunteering at Sutton House you can develop your skills and…

Bring the history of one of Hackney's oldest homes alive for members of the public. 

Built in 1535 by prominent courtier of Henry VIII, Sir Ralph Sadleir, Sutton House retains much of the atmosphere of a Tudor home despite some alterations by later occupants, including a succession of merchants, Huguenot silk weavers, and squatters. Discover oak-panelled rooms, original carved fireplaces and a charming courtyard. 

Time commitment

Open to visitors every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, we ask for a minimum commitment of one day every fortnight.
Application deadline
What measures have you put in place to ensure volunteers’ safety during COVID-19?
Face covering policy
Enhanced hygiene procedures
NHS Track and Trace
Maximum 12 visitors at a time

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch at any time with any questions, queries or problems you encounter.