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.

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Planning and Environment

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

View all the latest news here

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!

Check out our What’s On pages for all the latest news about our events, online talks and exhibitions.

NEW EVENTS! Find out more

Latest News

GreenwatchNewsPlanning and Environment
14 October 2021

RECENT ACTIVITY BY THE PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

Recycling We are concerned at the continued use of Weir Road for waste recycling, in particular the constant passage of HGV lorries through the area. Merton, as one of the…
NewsPlanning and Environment
25 September 2021

OUR OBJECTIONS TO THE AELTC’s PLANS FOR WIMBLEDON PARK GOLF COURSE

The All England Lawn Tennis Club is planning the biggest expansion of its facilities in decades. It is applying for planning permission to build an 8,000-seater stadium, 38 outdoor courts…
NewsPlanning and EnvironmentWimbledon Town Centre
8 September 2021

OUR RESPONSE TO MERTON COUNCIL’S NEW LOCAL PLAN

Merton Council has created a new Local Plan which will provide a basis for planning decisions for the next fifteen years or so. You can view the plan at https://www.merton.gov.uk/planning-and-buildings/planning/local-plan/newlocalplan. …
GreenwatchNewsPlanning and Environment
30 August 2021

COUNCIL AGAIN URGED TO BAN GLYPHOSATE

Following an earlier exchange with Merton Council, we have written to them again to urge them to stop using glyphosate as a weedkiller throughout the Borough. Glyphosate is a herbicide…
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.…

Join

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

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Get Involved

Do you have some spare time to help us out? Click for details of available roles.

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Shop

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.

RECENT ACTIVITY BY THE PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE : Recycling; 5G Street Clutter; Himalayan Balsam and Glyphosate https://wimbledonsociety.org.uk/recent-activity-by-the-planning-environment-committee/

Wimbledon Society Walks and Talks Autumn 2021. https://wimbledonsociety.org.uk/whats-on/

Merton Council reverses decision to increase the cost of parking permits due to mounting financial pressures on residents https://news.merton.gov.uk/2021/10/11/merton-council-reverses-decision-to-increase-the-cost-of-parking-permits-due-to-mounting-financial-pressures-on-residents/ via @merton_council

The @Breathe_London Shop & Community Programmes are open!!🥳
Those with funding can head to the shop to pick up a Node today. https://www.breathelondon.org/home/#shop-community
Also, groups can apply for funded Nodes through our Community Programme.https://www.breathelondon.org/home/#shop-community
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Springwell and Windmill car parks will be closed for essential maintenance as follows:
Springwell car park - Tuesday 19 October
Windmill car park - Wednesday 20 October
We hope they will only be closed in the morning but works may take longer. We apologise for any inconvenience.