Tag: Wimbledon

Planning setback for Wimbledon expansion

Wimbledon expansion hit by rejection of plans

The All England Lawn Tennis Club’s plans to expand the Wimbledon tennis championships by building 39 new courts on a nearby park have hit a bump in the road. The Guardian said that planning officers have advised one of the councils affected by the scheme to oppose the controversial... » Read more

Wimbledon home ground expansion despite din

AELTC to be expanded

The All England Club has won the backing of the Councilors to expand site in London SW19 (UK). ‘The Guardian’ stated that controversial plans to expand the All England Club’s grounds, which host the Wimbledon Championships, have been approved by the local Council leaders. The All England Lawn... » Read more

The Championships ‘champion’ing ‘Green’ cause

Hattie Park at Coliseum EUROPE 2023

Hattie Park, sustainability manager at Wimbledon makes a point right at the outset as to how the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) integrates consideration for sustainability in its corporate purpose in its pursuit to save the planet from the calamitous effects of global warming.Full... » Read more

AELTC strategic investments in facilities

Extended sustainable initiatives for Wimbledon 2023

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) (UK) recently announced arrangements for the 136th staging of The Championships (July 3rd-16th), including enhancements for the Qualifying Competition and in environmental sustainability, alongside an update on investment in facilities for the... » Read more

‘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