Established in 1903, The Wimbledon Society is a registered charity which aims to enhance and protect the amenities of Wimbledon for present and future generations. Its priorities are to preserve, protect and improve features of historical interest as well as local natural beauty, wildlife, woods and open spaces, and to promote high standards of planning and architecture throughout the area.
It is now working with the Wimbledon Guardian to ensure that you, the readers, can share the fascinating discoveries that continue to emerge about our local heritage.
5:30am Friday 11th April 2014
Heritage by The Wimbledon Society: Kate O’Mara and her younger sister, the actress Belinda Carroll, both lived in Wimbledon during their earlier lives although not as children.
5:30am Friday 21st March 2014
Heritage by The Wimbledon Society: The truth about Major Munthe and the house has now emerged once and for all - every bit as exciting as all the old myths about the place he told during his lifetime.
12:04pm Monday 10th March 2014
A prominent heritage conservationist has been honoured with a gallery he designed renamed after him.
10:05am Friday 28th February 2014
Heritage by The Wimbledon Society: Norman Plastow, probably Wimbledon’s most prominent heritage conservationist, is to be honoured by a change of identity for the new art exhibition gallery in Wimbledon Village.
5:00am Friday 14th February 2014
Heritage by The Wimbledon Society: Exactly a century ago in February 1914, Britain’s best known garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll, was commissioned to create a big garden for a new house in Marryat Road.