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…
NewsPlanning and EnvironmentWimbledon Town Centre
16 February 2022

St George’s House East Redevelopment – Further Action

Although the Council's Planning Committee approved the application to demolish St George's House East on 10 February and to replace it with a new 12-storey building, that is not the…
NewsPlanning and EnvironmentWimbledon Town Centre
11 February 2022

Council’s 12 storey building at odds with their Merton 2030 initiative

1 - The Council announced its "Merton 2030" initiative that includes the comment: "Residents care a lot about the borough and want to be involved in shaping its future. The…

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