14 April 2023, WimbledonSW19: Both Merton and Wandsworth to consider AELTC Proposals This Month
"The controversial proposal by the All England Lawn Tennis Club to develop a new stadium and court complex on Wimbledon Park are set to be discussed at two planning meetings.
The borough planning committees of both Merton and Wandsworth are both expected to have the associated applications on their agenda in the last week of April.
AELTC want to build an 8,000-seat stadium along with 38 courts to host the annual Wimbledon tennis championships.
The proposals have met with significant opposition with nearly 10,000 people signing a petition against them and the two local MPs united against them despite being from different parties. Wimbledon MP Stephen Hammond and Putney’s Fleur Anderson have signed a joint letter against the scheme"...read more