Future Wimbledon Competition Winning Entries



View the winning entries:

An exhibition of the winning entries for Future Wimbledon can be viewed from 9 Oct – 7 Nov at:

NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

See more at http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/news-opinion/future-wimbledon-announcing…

Some of the sortlisted boards, including WCF’s submission
are available at

Future Wimbledon Urban Design

Since 2001 the Wimbledon Civic Forum has been holding public workshops, helping local people – experts in their own area – to help shape the future of the city. In 2013 a major conference was held, at which Richard Rogers and Marcus Beale shared a platform to describe ‘Wimbledon The Place’. In 2014 Future Wimbledon announced a design competition as a pre-cursor to a masterplan for the town centre, an opportunity for rising stars and community champions so share their ideas and aspirations at the earliest stage of its development.

The competition, organised by Merton Council, Love Wimbledon Business Improvement District and Design Council, attracted ideas from professionals and local creative communities to imagineer Wimbledon town centre of 2030. Nearly 100 entries were submitted and a panel of judges, including Paul Finch, Alison Brooks, Peter Murray and Morag Myerscough shortlisted 29 from nearly 100 creative visions for the town centre.

Three entries, on behalf of Wimbledon Civic Forum, Wimbledon East Hillside Residents Association and the Concert Hall group were shortlisted, one highly commended, and one the overall winner of the community commons prize. The full list of shortlisted entries is here.

Download the boards as a pdf: www.marcus-beale.com/projects/fw/

WEHRA – The Greens [winner]
The Concert Hall proposal [highly commended]
More! for the Civic Forum [shortlisted]

The entries displayed at New London Architecture galleries from Monday 13 October to Friday 7 November 2014.

At The Piazza in Wimbledon Town Centre on Wednesday 14th January, 2pm – the winning designs of the Future Wimbledon Design Competition have been printed onto large vinyls which will be displayed in the windows of Morrisons food store, a collaboration with the Future Merton team.

The overall winner Pablo Sendra Fernandez will be present along with some of the other winners. Students from local schools that won the Future Wimbledonians competition, representative from the council and Love Wimbledon will also be present.

The vinyls will be up and can be viewed 24 hours a day outside Morrsions.
Centre court will also be showcasing the Future Wimbledon winners.

Lines close on 28th February for you to have your say about Wimbledon’s future. The winning entries to the Future Wimbledon Competition are on display outside Morrison’s on the Piazza, Wimbledon and the public can vote on their favourite entry.

With a ‘text to vote’ system, the community can now have their say on their favourite vision for Wimbledon’s future. View the ‘Rising Stars’ designs by professionals in the design industry and ‘Creative Community’ entries, drawn up by local creatives, and pick your favourite to become ‘The People’s Winner’.

Helen Clark Bell, Love Wimbledon BID manager commented, “We ask anyone, whether from Wimbledon, Merton or London, to come and vote for your favourite. It’s a once in a life time opportunity and the ‘peoples’ winner will be announced in March.”

Merton Council cabinet member for environmental sustainability and regeneration Councillor Andrew Judge said, “The exhibition of shortlisted entries showcases a wealth of ideas and allows local residents and visitors to discuss the ideas. Our text-voting system allows people to vote for their favourite ideas so they can directly help shape the brief for future plans and events in partnership with Love Wimbledon later in 2015.”

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