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.

 

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

AELTC Development

The All England Lawn Tennis Club are proposing a significant development on the adjacent golf course including 38 new tennis courts and an 8,000 seater stadium. We and many other local and national organisations have voiced our concerns about this.

Read about the plans and our concerns here

What’s On

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

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Latest News

AELTCNewsPlanning and Environment
15 August 2022

Our Further Letter of Objection to the AELTC’s Plans for Wimbledon Park Golf Course

Our Further Letter of Objection to the AELTC’s Plans for Wimbledon Park Golf Course (heading) The golf course lands are subject to a Covenant between AELTC and the Council that…
NewsPlanning and Environment
11 August 2022

Encouraging Early Community Involvement in Planning

Large planning developments often involve the developer having "Pre-Application" discussions with the Council before filing the actual application. This can mean that the first that the public know about the…
AELTCNewsPlanning and Environment
9 August 2022

Wimbledon Park Golf Course Development – a further letter of objection

In our continuing review of the additional 60 documents filed by the AELTC we have concluded that they have taken very little notice of our earlier reservations. We have now…
AELTCNewsPlanning and Environment
7 August 2022

Fact Checking the AELTC Statement in the Mail Online

The Mail Online (4/8/22) published an article 'Wimbledon at war as rival MPs team up to block plans to build 39 new courts - including one large stadium - on…
AELTCGreenwatchNewsPlanning and Environment
2 August 2022

Ancient Trees need our Love and Protection

Dr Dave Dawson, Wimbledon Park's local ecologist and environmental scientist, writes about the value of preserving ancient trees in the context of the AELTC's plans to develop the old Wimbledon…
NewsPlanning and Environment
29 July 2022

End of the Line for Wimbledon Chase Station building?

A planning application has been filed that seeks to redevelop Wimbledon Chase Station with a new block of 83 apartments with retail units on the ground floor.  The block would…

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

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Shop

Explore Wimbledon’s rich and vibrant history by choosing from a wide selection of publications. The online shop will remain open during the refurbishment programme.

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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.

Our Further Letter of Objection to the AELTC’s Plans for Wimbledon Park Golf Course https://wimbledonsociety.org.uk/our-further-letter-of-objection-to-the-aeltcs-plans-for-wimbledon-park-golf-course/

Merton Heritage Day is on Saturday 20th Aug 11:00–16:30 at Morden Library

A useful resource, thanks to Planning Voice for sharing it

Merton Heritage Day is on 20 August & the Dorset Hall Group will have a stand which will be part hosted by If-Do, their newly-appointed architects. Why not look in to see what’s happeNing.

Recommended reading for #Merton Council