Chic facility to come up near Wimbledon tennis complex



Linkedin Twitter

Wimbledon AELTC - aerial view update August 2019 Image: AELTC

A £70m facility will come up adjoining the iconic Wimbledon Championship complex. Willmott Dixon of the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has been put in charge of the project.

The new facility will include 12 new tennis courts (six indoor and six outdoor), new club house facilities, an enhanced arrivals experience for competitors at The Championships and upgraded Centre Court chiller plant.

Sports Management reported that the facility will also be furnished with single-story underground car park wherein 338 vehicles can be parked. The project is expected to be completed by the end of October 2021.

Hopkins Architects and Rolfe Judd are the designers involved in the project. The structure of the building will be in tune with the AELTC’s spirit ‘tennis in an English garden’ in the sense that the facility will boast of double-curved roof structure and surrounding landscaping so that the same blends in sensitively with the local area and throughout its grounds.

The whole upgrade is to make certain that Wimbledon remains the numero uno stage in world tennis and also serves the purpose of offering the best amenities to AELTC Members the whole year through. It is a part of the club’s Master Plan.

“We are looking forward to working with The All England Lawn Tennis Club to create these superb new facilities in a location that is synonymous with excellence in everything associated with tennis,” said Roger Forsdyke, Managing Director for Willmott Dixon in South London and the South East.

“We’ll be bringing our experience of working in live environments to ensure we keep any impact of work on the local community to an absolute minimum – something underlined by our projects regularly scoring above average marks by the Considerate Constructors Scheme,” he further stated.

Continue to follow Coliseum for latest updates on venues business news. Coliseum is dedicated towards building the best global community of sports and entertainment venue executives and professionals creating better and more profitable venues.

Coliseum facilitates a dialogue between stadiums, arenas, clubs, leagues and experts and enables them to learn from each other while establishing relationships. Coliseum’s digital 365Coliseum Business Center is a vast pool of resource for the stadium and arena industry world-wide.

Watch 150 member-exclusive videos with valuable tips for your venue



« Previous News:
» Next News:



More News

NFL Play-offs 2021 with fans

Fans ‘energize’ stadia in NFL matchups

Published: January 22, 2021

It was a total adrenaline rush scene as die-hard fans descended on the Lambeau Field (US) ground on... » Read more

India Odisha new field hockey stadium

Futuristic field hockey venue in India

Published: January 22, 2021

A futuristic 20,000-capacity hockey facility – intended to become the world’s leading... » Read more

Italy Florence stadium update Jan 2020

Florence Mayor firm on Franchi revamp

Published: January 22, 2021

First it was – the Italian professional football club ACF Fiorentina declaring that ‘it’s... » Read more

Aarau new stadium

FC Aarau venue plans get stuck in red tape

Published: January 22, 2021

The Swiss football club FC Aarau have been waiting for a new dig since 1994 (!). However, it seems... » Read more


Receive global sports venue NEWS twice a week in your inbox