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.

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What’s On

150th Anniversary of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons

We are currently planning a special event to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Act 1871. More details soon!

Coming up a talk by Auctioneer and TV Presenter, Charles Hanson (Dec 1st) and Christmas in the Village (Dec 5th)

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

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Latest News

GreenwatchPlanning and Environment
25 November 2021

Council urged to Produce Guide to Retrofitting Buildings

The Government has announced a ban on gas boilers in new homes from 2025.  A Council report shows that 98% of homes in Merton have gas central heating.  With the…
NewsPlanning and EnvironmentWimbledon Town Centre
19 November 2021

Redevelopment of Centre Court Shopping Centre

Romulus, the new owners of Centre Court, have announced a consultation on their plans for the shopping centre. You can access their consultation here They will be hosting two in-person…
AELTCNewsPlanning and Environment
16 October 2021

SCALE OF OPPOSITION TO THE AELTC’s PLANS FOR WIMBLEDON PARK GOLF COURSE

The AELTC's plans to build a new stadium plus 38 other tennis courts on the golf course land is a joint application to Merton and Wandsworth Councils. Merton has revealed…
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…
AELTCNewsPlanning 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. …

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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.

We will be at the Dog & Fox, 5th Dec 10am-4.00pm. Come and find out about local planning & enviromental issues. For example the AELTC and Wimbledon Park; Redevelopment of Centre Court Shopping and more...

Woodland walks save UK £185m a year in mental health costs, report finds https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/dec/04/woodland-walks-save-uk-185m-a-year-in-mental-health-costs-report-finds

Watch “All the World's a Stage: Shakespeare in India” on #Vimeo https://vimeo.com/645201184

THE WIMBLEDON MUSEUM on Instagram: “Wimbledon Odeon sign c.1960 Do you remember this sign? Or have any stories of the old Wimbledon Odeon’s? Get in touch via Instagram,…”https://www.instagram.com/p/CW_DmS3om-A/?utm_medium=share_sheet

Museum now cleared and work on fitting it out is due to begin