Wimbledon expansion plans rejected by Wandsworth council

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Planning committee votes unanimously against All England Club’s proposals to triple size on to listed park

A London council has rejected plans to build a new 8,000-seat stadium and 38 further tennis courts on a Grade II*-listed park in Wimbledon.

Wandsworth council’s planning committee on Tuesday night voted unanimously to reject the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s plans to almost triple the size of the tennis championship grounds from 17 hectares (42 acres) to 46 hectares.

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This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/nov/21/wimbledon-expansion-plans-rejected-by-wandsworth-council under the title “Wimbledon expansion plans rejected by Wandsworth council”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.