|Date & Time:||April 18, 2018 3:30 pm||Add to Calendar (.ics)|
|Venue:||Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club|
CULS is delighted to invite you on a tour of Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club.
Registration is from 3.30pm via gate 5 on Church Road, and tea and coffee will be served upon arrival in the Terrace.
At 4pm there will be a tour of the Club, including a look at the construction of the roof for court number one.
The tour route will include:
- Meet at Wingfield Cafe
- Introduction (Pony Roller and Public Area etc)
- North Road Tunnel
- Members’ Lawn and view to South
- Members’ self-service restaurant
- Main interview room
- Players’ entrance
- Broadcast roof
- BBC studio
- Press stairwell
- Centre Court
- End – Museum and Shop
- Possibly 150th anniversary display corridor (subject to approval)
Following this, Robert Deakter, Estate Director, of AELTC (All England Lawn Tennis Club) will give a presentation on the “Wimbledon Masterplan and No.1 Court Project” with some interesting facts included. His talk will focus on:
- Challenges of hosting a Grand Slam
- Wimbledon Masterplan
- No.1 Court Project
- Looking forward
There will be a drinks reception from 6pm in the museum.