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National and Local Media Coverage of the Southfields Public Meeting held 12 September 2023

There was significant press and media interest in the Southfields public meeting held on 12 September 2024. Here are a selection of the articles:

1. Daily Express 14 September: "Wimbledon planning 'tennis Disneyland' with 38 courts but local residents furious".

2. The Times 14 September: "Wimbledon organisers ridiculed for expansion meeting no-show One unhappy attendee described the plans for a new 8,000-capacity stadium and 38 grass courts as a ‘tennis Disneyland’" ( paywall)

3. Daily Telegraph 14 September: "Furious Wimbledon residents to protest against All England Club’s ‘Disneyland’ expansion plans"

4. Daily Mail 14th September: "Wimbledon plans for 'tennis Disneyland' with 38 courts and new 8,000-seat stadium slammed by angry residents... as All England Club chiefs decline to attend public planning and a racket is placed on empty chair":

5. 22nd Sept: "Huge turnout for meeting on Wimbledon Park proposals: Over 300 people gathered in Southfields church to discuss AELTC plan"

Southfields Public Meeting 12 September 2023


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