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Really interesting particularly as we live in Cheam learnt loads. Volunteers are so knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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A piece of local history

Well worth a visit A hidden gem, accessible as it has lift Lovely tea room and pleasant garden with... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2019
Patricia C
Surrey, United Kingdom
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Whitehall is closed to the public from 10 April 2016 until the summer of 2017 to allow for a major refurbishment, which includes vital conservation and restoration works to the building and internal adaptations, along with a small extension for a...more
1 Malden Road | Cheam, Sutton SM3 8QD, England
+44 20 8770 5670
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting particularly as we live in Cheam learnt loads. Volunteers are so knowledgable and friendly . Also enjoyed home made cake and tea

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank dozadavey
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Well worth a visit A hidden gem, accessible as it has lift Lovely tea room and pleasant garden with seats dotted round

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Patricia C
Reviewed December 27, 2018

I'm so happy that Whitehall opened its doors. The building is a treasure, and the exhibits including maps, photos and objects from Cheam tell the story of what life was like over the centuries. As others have said, the tea (in real china pots) and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lisa R
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We had no great expectation that Whitehall would be as interesting as it is. We visited because it was close by the excellent Little Holland House (also run by the local council). I must say that Whitehall is a superbly managed little museum/house, full of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The house has most or all of its original features. if you are living in Cheam/sutton, it worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Recently reopened after renovation this 16th Century opens a door onto the history of Cheam. Altered over the centuries it reflects the change from a rural Surrey village to a suburb of Greater London though still maintains its local character. Within the house the graphics...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank John J
Reviewed August 26, 2018

My friend and I visited Whitehall and were amazed how beautifully and sensitively it has been restored. So much to see that we spent two hours looking at the lovely artifacts including the Cheam pottery and reading the well set out information boards next to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank oconnor49
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Well the 2 days visit to Whitehall was excellent and well worth the visit, we both had a good time. The restorations was fantastic, the staff were very good and friendlley with the food which was home made . It was well worth the money,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Its okay for a quick look but not a place you should visit all day. Whitehall has recently been restored and has had an eyesore chucked on the end of it. Very overpriced tickets

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank U6620OHjay2222
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I visited Whitehall with my daughter who is confined to a wheelchair. The building has undergone an excellent restoration meaning that every part of the building apart from the loft is wheelchair accessible. Displays throughout the Whitehall will give you insight into the history of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James G
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