Welcome to The Wimbledon Society

Founded in 1903, The Wimbledon Society is committed to protecting all those local amenities which contribute to our quality of life.

 

Welcome to The Wimbledon Society

Founded in 1903, The Wimbledon Society is committed to protecting all those local amenities which contribute to our quality of life.

 

Welcome to The Wimbledon Society

Founded in 1903, The Wimbledon Society is committed to protecting all those local amenities which contribute to our quality of life.

 

Welcome to The Wimbledon Society

Founded in 1903, The Wimbledon Society is committed to protecting all those local amenities which contribute to our quality of life.

 

Welcome to The Wimbledon Society

Founded in 1903, The Wimbledon Society is committed to protecting all those local amenities which contribute to our quality of life.

 

Welcome to The Wimbledon Society

Founded in 1903, The Wimbledon Society is committed to protecting all those local amenities which contribute to our quality of life.

The museum is closed

The Museum of Wimbledon

The Museum is closed while we rethink and renew. Find out more about our exciting refurbishment design programme here. We will be creating events online and outside while we are closed. Find out more here.

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Planning and Environment

We monitor changes to the planning system, local planning applications and impacts on our environment.

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What’s On

150th Anniversary of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons

We are currently planning a special event for 2021 to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Act 1871. More details soon!

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic The Wimbledon Society has postponed all planned events

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Latest News

NewsPlanning and EnvironmentWimbledon Town Centre
18 October 2020

FRIDGE ON THE BRIDGE TO GROW?

Plans have been submitted to add an extra three storeys on to Wimbledon Bridge House, popularly known as the "Fridge on the Bridge". This would increase its height to 10…
News
18 October 2020

RESIDENTS’ PARKING PERMIT CHANGES

Residents who need an on-street parking permit will be familiar with the annual renewal process and sticking the new permit in their car windscreens. All that is changing.  As existing…
NewsPlanning and Environment
1 October 2020

How should the new 20mph speed limits be operated to ensure everyone complies?

The Council has introduced a general 20mph speed limit across the Borough. This is for the safety of all - motorists, cyclists and pedestrians - and we support it. But…
NewsPlanning and Environment
29 September 2020

Tower Blocks Proposed for Merton Abbey

A developer is consulting on a proposed development that would include 8- and 14-storey apartment blocks on a site next to the Savacentre entrance off Merantun Way. This is a…
GreenwatchNewsPlanning and Environment
21 September 2020

GET YOUR GLOVES ON FOR AN AUTUMN SPRING CLEAN

Keep Britain Tidy's National Spring Clean had to be postponed because of Coronavirus but will now take place as a September Clean on Saturday & Sunday September 26th & 27th.…
GreenwatchNewsPlanning and Environment
21 September 2020

MERTON COUNCIL TO EXPAND SCHOOL STREETS

Many London Boroughs have been implementing "School Streets", which allow a safe space for children to walk and cycle by restricting vehicles from the vicinity of schools at drop off…

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The Society welcomes new members to support its objectives and participate in its activities.

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Explore Wimbledon’s rich and vibrant history by choosing from a wide selection of publications.

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As a prominent community organisation, the Society is keen to promote good links between like-minded bodies in our environs. It believes that a strong community spirit plays a vital role in fostering a sense of pride in our area. The bodies range from civic societies to environmental groups, and from community forums to historical societies. Click here for their website details.

Residents' parking permit changes to online system https://wimbledonsociety.org.uk/residents-parking-permit-changes/

FRIDGE ON THE BRIDGE TO GROW? Plans submitted to add 3 extra storeys - we consider these plans to be inappropriate - find out why at https://wimbledonsociety.org.uk/fridge-on-the-bridge-to-grow/

Something to explore during the winter?

📣 Which local businesses would like to try this new cargo bike scheme - quicker & cheaper than vans + env friendly? 🌱 @EyesOfLadyW @LMaufe @CREWEnergyLDN @JeniferGouldCH @S_Hammond @DanHolden85 @AJ_Fairclough https://twitter.com/CrossRiverPship/status/1317008627325050880

Follow up to tweet about Historic England's Conservation Areas at risk list. 4 of Wimbledon's Conservation Areas are listed: the Bathgate Road, Drax Avenue, Wimbledon Broadway & Wimbledon Hill Road Conservation Areas.