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 June 2022

AELTC file more documents to its Wimbledon Park planning application

On 23 May, the AELTC filed an additional package of 60 documents in connection with its planning application to develop Wimbledon Park Golf Course. These were sent to both Merton…
GreenwatchPlanning and Environment
28 May 2022

Merton Garden Streets and Local Planting Days

(Click the poster above to see full size) Merton Garden Streets is a Sustainable Merton initiative to make our streets greener. It is led by local resident volunteers. Through encouraging…
Local HistoryNewsPlanning and Environment
22 April 2022

Dorset Hall – encouraging news

  Dorset Hall, the listed Georgian House on Kingston Road, was the home of the suffragette Rose Lamartine Yates in the early twentieth century but has since fallen into disrepair.…
GreenwatchPlanning and Environment
4 March 2022

Grass (and Sedum) is Greener!

There has been a significant increase in the demand for Artificial Grass over the last few years. However, homeowners considering installing it should ensure they are aware of all the…
AELTCNewsPlanning and Environment
3 March 2022

Listing of media coverage with links

We have put together a list of press and social media coverage concerning the AELTC application to build on Wimbledon Park Golf Course. It will be updated as new material…
AELTCNewsPlanning and Environment
27 February 2022

ALL ENGLAND AND THE GOLF COURSE LANDS (article from the Society’s December 2021 Newsletter)

The celebrated landscape architect, Capability Brown, created the Park design in 1764/8, and its lake and many of the ‘veteran’ trees still remain from that time. Previously much larger, it…

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. 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.

This month is #PlasticFreeJuly. 🎉

That means we have 31 days to spread awareness about the harmful impacts that plastic can have on the #environment and our #health.

Together, we can #EndPlasticPollution⬇️
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#InvestInOurPlanet #PlasticPollution

Wimbledon Park Junior Golf Academy is a brilliant initiative that introduces children across Merton to the fun of golf.

Please sign this petition to save the Academy.

https://nextdoor.co.uk/p/jdf_dDp_bLxp?utm_source=share&extras=MTc1OTIxODc3OTc2Nzc%3D

Upcoming event

If you enjoyed Tube Station Anthology 1924-1961, we're excited to announce that the Kickstarter for the companion 1900-1933 red volume launches tomorrow.
Photos by @ryantrowerphoto and copy by @mod_in_metro

And numbers attending are down as well