Tag: Wimbledon

‘Ethical leadership key to attain net zero’

Robert Deatker at Coliseum Europe

Robert Deatker joined the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) in February 2014 as Estate Director, overseeing the Wimbledon Master Plan – the vision for the future of the AELTC’s Grounds – and all Estate development, construction and maintenance activities.Full presentation available... » Read more

Wimbledon set to ride on Vodafone ‘wave’

Wimbledon partners with Vodafone

The British multinational telecommunication company Vodafone has struck a five-year deal to sponsor Wimbledon (UK) and has signed Tim Henman (British retired professional tennis player) and Laura Robson (British tennis player) as brand ambassadors, with the mobile firm also in discussions about a... » Read more

AELTC No 1. Court holds court; bonds declared

AELTC announces debentures

The All England Lawn Tennis Ground PLC (UK), owner of the tennis courts, grounds and buildings at which The Championships, Wimbledon are held, announced the issue of up to 1,250 No. 1 Court debentures in relation to the five Championships from 2022 to 2026 inclusive. The ‘AELTC’ stated that the... » Read more

Wimbledon smooth sail facilitate full house

Wimbledon capacity update

Following the successful staging of the first week of The Championships, in harmony with the UK Government’s Events Research Programme and in consultation with the local authorities in Merton (UK), the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) confirmed that the Centre and No.1 Court will... » Read more

Capacity crowd in UK venues boon or bane?

England on high risk road

England has announced capacity crowd for the upcoming sporting extravaganzas – British Grand Prix and the Wimbledon Finals, and 60,000 fans at Wembley for Euro 2020 which is presently underway. The above announcement comes as music to the ears for ‘cooped up’ fans, players, stadia... » Read more

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