Providing quality day care services for older people in the local community.

The Sundial Day Care provides care for people from all backgrounds and cultures. Whether you are looking for regular or short term respite, we provide care, support and stimulation for older people in social isolation, including those with mild to moderate dementia.

We tailor our service to meet individual needs and aim to:

  • maintain and promote independence
  • encourage social interaction
  • restore self-esteem
  • create a lively and friendly atmosphere where everyone is made to feel welcome
  • provide a stimulating environment with a variety of activities


We have a daily programme of activities, including:

  • arts, crafts and musical therapy
  • discussion and reminiscence groups
  • games and gentle exercise
  • outings and special events throughout the year


There’s a lot to do at our healthy living centre in Tower Hamlets.

Sundial is a healthy living centre which is open to the public; this means that the local community can join a range of health, fitness and relaxation activities.

Free computer classes

Drop-in computer classes for people aged 18 and over who want to learn how to use an electronic device, such as a mobile phone, laptop or tablet. 

Sundial food and drinks kitchen

The Sundial Enola's Kitchen offers a variety of cooked meals with a selection of hot & cold drinks. All of the sandwiches, desserts and cakes are freshly made. Discount for OAP’S.

The Enola's Kitchen also offers catering services to suit all budgets and host monthly events including the Supper club, Pensioners lunch club, Film nights, Business networking, venue hire packages and has a licensed bar.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm and Sunday 8am to 3pm. Phone: 07957 541 699.

Linkage Plus

If you’re over 50, our Linkage Plus Coordinator can help you understand which services you need and how to access them. They’ll provide information on how to access:

  • benefits
  • housing
  • health
  • transport, and
  • social care services within Tower Hamlets

Our coordinators can also help you with tasks such as filling forms or contacting services.

To arrange an appointment with a Linkage Plus Coordinator at the Sundial Centre or for more information on Linkage Plus centres and services, please call us on 020 3828 3928 (lines open from 9am–5pm, Mon-Fri). Alternatively, please email

Therapies and fitness sessions

There is a variety of treatments and activities on offer in our comfortable therapy rooms and hall, including:

  • massage
  • Reiki therapy
  • acupuncture
  • hairdressing, and
  • fitness classes


Facilities at Sundial include:

  • Exercise classes
  • Rooms for hire
  • Daycare services
  • Computer classes
  • Sundial Enola's Kitchen
  • Linkage Plus
  • Therapies and fitness sessions


A light breakfast is provided on arrival and tea; coffee and snacks are available in the afternoon. A two-course lunch is also provided at an additional cost.

Transport arrangements

We offer places with or without transport. If you live in or near the boundaries of the borough of Tower Hamlets, you will be able to use our adapted, fully wheelchair accessible mini-buses to transport you to and from your home. Hoists and lifting aids are available for wheelchair users or those with reduced mobility.

All staff are trained to help people use this equipment safely and sensitively.

Referrals to the Sundial

You can refer yourself or be referred by the local authority. You will be allocated a key worker, who will write a care plan in consultation with you. This will set out details of the care you need and goals to help you regain your independence. You can either be referred by the local authority.

Anybody can refer someone who they think needs care and support to the council for an assessment. Referrals should be made to: The Social Care Contact Team on 020 7364 5005.


All information we have about you will be kept securely on file. It will remain confidential in accordance with Peabody’s policies and the Data Protection Act.


From as little as £22.55* we will help to find the best options for you. For more information on charges, please contact Sundial Day Care Manager on 020 3828 3928 (lines open from 9am–5pm, Mon-Fri). 

* half day rate

We value your feedback

We will provide regular opportunities for you to tell us what you think, for example through satisfaction surveys and reviews.

Contacting us

Sundial Day Care Centre
11 Shipton Street 
Bethnal Green 
E2 7RU

Phone: 020 3828 3928 
(lines open from 9am–5pm, Mon-Fri)

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