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. Supported by the Village Hall Trust and the Wimbledon Village Club.

 

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. Supported by the Village Hall Trust and the Wimbledon Village Club.

 

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. Supported by the Village Hall Trust and the Wimbledon Village Club.

 

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. Supported by the Village Hall Trust and the Wimbledon Village Club.

 

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. Supported by the Village Hall Trust and the Wimbledon Village Club.

 

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. Supported by the Village Hall Trust and the Wimbledon Village Club.

The Museum of Wimbledon is currently closed for an exciting refurbishment.

Find out more about our innovative design programme here.  Please support this exciting project by giving a donation, large or small here. We will be creating events online and outside while we are closed. Find out more here.

VISIT OUR CROWDFUNDING PAGE AND BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THIS IMPORTANT PROJECT -THANK YOU!

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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

TALK: Secret Wimbledon and Southfields: Who was Peter Walley? Ruth Mansergh

Wednesday 12th May 2021, 3pm

Ruth Mansergh, an author who has had nine books published, will reveal all in her talk. She will be reflecting on the less salubrious side of local life over the centuries

More details HERE.

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!

Latest News

NewsPlanning and Environment
23 April 2021

The AELTC Wimbledon Park Project Consultation (Updated for second stage)

The All England Lawn Tennis Club acquired land from the Wimbledon Park Golf Club in December 2018 and has launched its consultation into plans to integrate its estate in Wimbledon…
NewsPlanning and Environment
17 April 2021

Plan Wimbledon – local community group

PlanWimbledon  is a group set up to take advantage of the opportunity afforded by the Localism Act 2011 for local people to draw up plans for their area. The Group…
NewsPlanning and Environment
17 April 2021

Hustings for Mayoral and Greater London Assembly elections

The Elections for the Mayor and London Assembly will be held on 6th May 2021.  The Society is co-hosting with Putney Society, Wandsworth Society and Battersea Society, an online hustings…
GreenwatchNewsPlanning and Environment
12 April 2021

MERTON GARDEN STREETS PROJECT LAUNCHED – Call for volunteers

The Greening Merton section of the Climate Action Group is launching MERTON GARDEN STREETS. This is a proposal to copy the successful Green the Grid project in Southfields and roll…
Planning and EnvironmentWimbledon Town Centre
12 April 2021

OUR VIEWS ON HARTFIELD WALK

                  Hartfield Walk is the new name given to a small alleyway off the Broadway between Black's & Robert Dyas.  It leads to…
NewsPlanning and Environment
24 March 2021

New Concert Hall Plans ignored by Council

We reported (12 February) about plans by Anthony Wilkinson, Director of the Wimbledon Music Festival, for a new Concert Hall for the town centre to be designed by the renowned…

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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. And our popular Xmas cards are now on sale!

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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.

Background notes to the Planning Bill now available:
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/985029/Queen_s_Speech_2021_-_Background_Briefing_Notes..pdf

'Laws to modernise the planning system, so that more homes can be built, will be brought forward'

We look forward to seeing the consultation responses to the Planning White Paper....

PlanWimbledon is a neighbourhood planning group.

You can impact how your Wimbledon develops, such as community space, housing, green spaces as well as building standards, materials & design.

Join us, and our friends over at @KeepBritainTidy, on the #millionmilemission for this year’s Great British Spring Clean! We would love your help. How will you be improving your local environment? 🗑 ♻️ 🚶 - Alderney

PlanWimbledon SteerCo members are all professionals/ business owners with a broad range of expertise. Some are retired, freely giving their time to their community. We all care passionately that Wimbledon prospers, but growth needs to be sustainable. See http://www.planwimbledon.org

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission are running their first ever War Graves Week from 21st to 28th May 2021. You can find out more through a series of talks, tours and events, both physical and virtual all over the country.
https://www.cwgc.org/our-war.../what-s-happening-near-you/