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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

The museum is closed

The Museum of Wimbledon

The Museum is closed while we rethink and renew. Find out more about our exciting refurbishment design programme 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

EXTENDED REGISTRATION TIME: To attend the AGM it is very important that you  register here  by September 26th

AGM information:

(1) Notice of AGM   (2) Chairman’s  Letter   (3) Chairman’s Report 2019   (4) 2019 Accounts   (5) 2019 Minutes    (6) Society Events

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic The Wimbledon Society has postponed all planned events

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Latest News

NewsPlanning and Environment
29 September 2020

Tower Blocks Proposed for Merton Abbey

A developer is consulting on a proposed development that would include 8- and 14-storey apartment blocks on a site next to the Savacentre entrance off Merantun Way. This is a…
GreenwatchNewsPlanning and Environment
21 September 2020

GET YOUR GLOVES ON FOR AN AUTUMN SPRING CLEAN

Keep Britain Tidy's National Spring Clean had to be postponed because of Coronavirus but will now take place as a September Clean on Saturday & Sunday September 26th & 27th.…
GreenwatchNewsPlanning and Environment
21 September 2020

MERTON COUNCIL TO EXPAND SCHOOL STREETS

Many London Boroughs have been implementing "School Streets", which allow a safe space for children to walk and cycle by restricting vehicles from the vicinity of schools at drop off…
NewsPlanning and Environment
1 September 2020

5G Telecom Mast Applications

A number of applications have been made across the Borough to erect 5G telecom monopole masts and associated cabinets at street level. Two that affect Wimbledon Village are on Church…
NewsPlanning and Environment
1 September 2020

Government’s Proposed Planning Changes

We have responded to the Government's White Paper on the future of the planning system with a set of notes that you can read here.
NewsPlanning and Environment
1 September 2020

Another new office block for The Broadway

An application has been filed for a 7-storey office block at numbers 188/194 The Broadway. This is a small site next to the YMCA. The application follows an earlier one…

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

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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.

Read our latest news story 'Tower Block Proposed for Merton Abbey' and our letter expressing our concerns https://wimbledonsociety.org.uk/tower-blocks-proposed-for-merton-abbey/

A consultation is taking place on a proposed development adjoining the Savacentre in Colliers Wood that would have 8- and 14-storey apartment blocks. We think this is far too high. See https://www.stationroadproposals.co.uk/

As Autumn approaches, why not try at-home composting? Start by collecting fallen leaves and dead flowers and top up with leftover food. You’ll soon have nutrient-rich material to boost any garden. #sustainableliving

St George's Archives - The Pastry Chef Murderer https://stglibrary.wordpress.com/2020/09/03/st-georges-archives-the-pastry-chef-murderer/ via @sgullibrary

No District Line this weekend - 26th & 27th September between #Wimbledon and Earls Court. Replacement buses will be operating. Plse share
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tube/route/district/?Input=District+line+towards