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!

Latest News

NewsPlanning and EnvironmentWimbledon Town Centre
24 June 2021

PLAN WIMBLEDON – WHY WILL THE COUNCIL NOT SUPPORT IT?

  Plan Wimbledon is a group seeking to set up a Neighbourhood Forum for the town centre and surrounding areas.  The Wimbledon Society supports their ambitions. As part of the…
NewsPlanning and Environment
20 June 2021

FURTHER NEWS ON THE AELTC’s PLANS FOR WIMBLEDON PARK

The All England Lawn Tennis Club has now issued their third consultation on their plans for developing the Wimbledon Park Golf Club lands.  You can access their dedicated site here.…
NewsPlanning and Environment
20 June 2021

THE OLD HOMEBASE STORE AT WEIR ROAD TO BE REOPENED AS HOME BARGAINS

It is interesting to see that the renovation of this site is adapting the shell of the old store, rather than demolishing it and rebuilding.  This is a good example…
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…

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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.

Request for plants for Fruit Day

Recommend this event, great for families

Missed the talk about Merton Park Studios, one of the best-kept secrets in British film history, which were used by some of the biggest names in the business including actors Peter Sellers, Michael Caine https://wimbledonsociety.org.uk/past-talks/

Beautiful People Festival is coming to Morden Park on Sat 4th Sept.https://beautifulpeoplefestival.com/

Open air theatre as it should be and at its very, very best” BBC.
@TLCMuk are performing Macbeth in Morden Hall Park
on 13 and 14 Aug.
Booking details at https://bit.ly/3dSljjH