Street art reading "Newton".

Rich with cultural influences, the Newton neighbourhoods are home to some of Surrey's most popular restaurants and shopping. 

Welcome to Newton

Newton includes the historic village of Sullivan, anchored by the Sullivan Community Hall and the Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society.

Newton is home to a variety of educational, recreational and cultural facilities, including the Bell Centre for Performing Arts and the Newton Cultural Centre. Newton is a culturally diverse community that plays host to one of the largest Vaisakhi Parades outside India.

 

Newton: Sustainability in Action

Learn about this pilot neighbourhood project that identified ways to make Newton a more thriving, green and inclusive community. 

 

Kids participating in a Neighbourhood Tree Party

Newton's History

Newton is named after settler E.J. Newton who settled in the area in 1886. The BC Electric Railway stimulated Newton’s growth and helped to establish the corner of 72 Avenue and King George Boulevard as a Town Centre.

 

1945 image of The Canadian Bank of Commerce building in Newton.
First Bank at Newton, about 1945. The bank was in the former Taxi Office (7153 King George). The bank moved to Shephard block and later to Plaza. From Surrey Archives Collection F83-0-7