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

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!

Wednesday 28th July at 3pm:

Merton Park Studios: Clive Whichelow

One of the best-kept secrets in British film history, the Merton Park Studios were used by some of the biggest names in the business.  For more details of the event and how to access this ZOOM online talk click HERE

Latest News

News
17 June 2021

Wimbledon Constituency Boundaries to Change

The parliamentary Boundary Commission for England's initial report proposes changes to the Wimbledon Constituency's boundaries At present the constituency covers the council wards of Abbey, Cannon Hill, Dundonald, Hillside, Merton…
NewsPlanning and Environment
16 May 2021

Should Rugby be Allowed at AFC Wimbledon’s Ground?

AFC Wimbledon have applied for permission to allow rugby to be played at their new stadium in Plough Lane. When permission was given for the construction of the football ground…
NewsPlanning and Environment
16 May 2021

Our response to the AELTC’s Wimbledon Park Project Consultation

  We have sent the All England Lawn Tennis Club our comments on Stage 2 of the consultation process on their plans for developing the Wimbledon Park golf course land…
NewsPlanning and Environment
16 May 2021

Last Chance to Vote for Plan Wimbledon

You only have until 23 May to vote for Plan Wimbledon's proposal to set up a Neighbourhood Forum for the town centre & surrounding areas. The Wimbledon Society supports this…
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…

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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.

Wimbledon Constituency Boundaries to Change https://wimbledonsociety.org.uk/wimbledon-constituency-boundaries-to-change/

Merton Climate Action Group's Garden Streets project aims to get residents & businesses turning their streets green by planting under street trees, planting their front gardens, putting living roofs on bin/bike sheds & more Community planting days planned for 19 June & 17 July

Today we publish new, independent Advice to Government on climate risk, as part of a comprehensive assessment of the risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change. Read more: https://bit.ly/35pqqmU #UKClimateRisk

Merton Council launch investigation into Plough Lane tree felling https://www.wimbledonguardian.co.uk/yoursay/news/19373890.investigation-launched-trust-ford-tree-destruction/?ref=twtrec

Public attitudes to climate change in Great Britain
Before and since COVID-19 https://www.natcen.ac.uk/our-research/research/public-attitudes-to-climate-change-in-great-britain-before-and-since-covid-19/?utm_campaign=Public%20attitudes%20to%20climate%20change%20in%20Great%20Britain&utm_source=emailCampaign&utm_content=&utm_medium=email