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 of Wimbledon

The Museum of Wimbledon is open on  Saturdays and Sundays from 2.30pm – 5.00pm. Entry is FREE.

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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

Our next Special Exhibition will open in January 2021, to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Act 1871

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

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Latest News

Planning and Environment
4 August 2020

Consultation: Housing Delivery in Merton

The council is currently consulting on how to increase the number of new homes created in the borough. The London Plan, prepared by the Mayor of London, requires Merton to…
NewsPlanning and Environment
22 July 2020

Government Announces Planning Changes

On 21 July the Government announced plans to revitalise town centres and allow homeowners to extend their properties upwards. You can read the Government Press Release here. The detail of…
NewsPlanning and Environment
22 July 2020

Good News for the Future of Wimbledon Police Station

After years of being under threat of closure, the South West London Borough Commander has announced that a single operational site for the Boroughs of Wandsworth and Merton is to…
Planning and Environment
18 July 2020

Merton’s climate emergency – update

The final draft of Merton Council's Climate Strategy & Action Plan was approved by Cabinet on 13 July 2020. It will be put forward for adoption at the next full…
Planning and Environment
18 July 2020

Francis Grove redevelopment

An application has been made for the demolition and redevelopment of 1-4 Francis Grove. This is the site at the corner of Francis Grove and St George’s Road occupied at…
NewsPlanning and Environment
6 July 2020

Abbey Wall Works

Why a small stretch of old wall off Merantun Way is important to our history. Founded in 1114, Merton Priory was one of the greatest religious houses in England.  It…

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

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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.

Improving access to greenspace in England report published https://www.greenspacescotland.org.uk/news/improving-access-to-greenspace-in-england-report-published

London Trams line closures during August and September. These are due to planned engineering works. https://view.email.tfl.gov.uk/?qs=2aaf3595e8ad503d9efa3a04a63f07e2e467794da20d380fc9a62287433acdcdb75401a14947775f3b88df323de2d4c64b285c227ccb22e025e49a8c6516f31762dde63e51379d2852d2ba3ea87b5277

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POSSIBLE BLUE/GREEN ALGAE IN RUSHMERE POND. Following the recent period of warm dry weather potentially harmful algae has appeared in Rushmere Pond. Some algae can be very harmful so please keep out of the water and don't allow dogs to drink or swim in the pond. Thank you.

Young Trees Need Water in this hot weather - a bucket of water poured down the black pipe next to a young tree and around the trunk once a week should do the trick and washing-up water will do.

Many thanks and enjoy the shade in the years to come.