Tag: AELTC


Wimbledon set to be back with panache

Wimbledon planning with 25% capacity for 2021

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) recently outlined its aspiration to kick off the British summer of sport in style with the return of The Championships in 2021. The ‘Wimbledon AELTC’ quoted Chairman Ian Hewitt as stating, “I would like to say how excited we are that Wimbledon will be... » Read more


Wimbledon imposing ‘Parkland’ expansion plans

Wimbledon plans new show court stadium

The Championships at Wimbledon (UK) will undergo a sea change in the coming decade, with an 8,000-person stadium to act as the fulcrum. ‘tennishead’ stated that the new ‘Parkland’ stadium will be situated where Wimbledon Park Golf Club currently sits. The All England Lawn Tennis Club... » Read more


Spectators’ safety key in Wimbledon 2021

Wimbledon future plans 2022-2028

Following the publication of the UK Government’s ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) Main Board and Committee of Management met to consider some operational decisions in relation to planning for The Championships 2021 (read Wimbledon – the oldest tennis... » Read more


Breaking the proverbial glass ceiling

Women on the move

Women are breaking the glass ceiling and rubbing shoulders with men equally in boardrooms. And this counts for the sports venue sector as well. Gone are the days when women with pinstripes were a rare phenomenon. Today they are storming the male bastion with a vengeance. Below are three women who... » Read more


Few fans in Wimbledon as virus ‘strain’ on UK

Wimbledon 2021 with planned with reduced capacity

With the United Kingdom bearing the maximum brunt of the new COVID-19 strain, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) has said there will be a “reduced capacity” 2021 Wimbledon Championships, as fellow tennis Grand Slam the Australian Open got underway on February 8th with pandemic... » Read more


Chic facility to come up near Wimbledon tennis complex

Wimbledon AELTC - aerial view update August 2019

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... » Read more


Wimbledon reveals new £70m retractable roof on Court No 1

Wimbledon retractable roof on Court No 1

A new retractable roof was unveiled over Wimbledon’s No 1 court ahead of this summer’s competition. The new roof cost £70million and is identical to the one that has covered Centre Court since 2009. It was constructed by British company Sir Robert McAlpine over the course of three... » Read more


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