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Notes on the Sale of the Freehold of the Golf Club to the All England in 1993.

By 12 September 2022May 31st, 2023No Comments

Last Updated on 31 May 2023

The golf course is part of the Wimbledon Park Open Space, the heart of Capability Brown’s Park. It’s protected as Metropolitan Open Land (=Green Belt), Grade II* listed, Conservation Area and Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC).When Merton decided to sell in 1993, they committed to maintain it as open space. Both Merton and the All England assured the public that there would be no development, covenanting that the land would not be used except for leisure, recreation and open space, nor built upon except as ancillary to recreation or open space useread more