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Contractor named for Wimbledon tennis complex

Contractor named for Wimbledon tennis complex

Willmott Dixon has been chosen by The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) to construct an integrated world-class facility on Somerset..

September 11, 2019
Anyone for tennis?

Anyone for tennis?

A retractable roof, which will allow uninterrupted play irrespective of the weather, is being installed over Wimbledon’s No.1 Court...

January 4, 2018

New chapters in steel’s success story

Recent surveys show that the construction market has paused for breath after a strong run lasting several years (see News). Brexit and the..

January 3, 2018
Second retractable roof for Wimbledon

Second retractable roof for Wimbledon

Work is under way on the £70M contract to redevelop No.1 Court at Wimbledon. The project will include new, wider seating at the court as..

January 3, 2017
Shape of things to come

Shape of things to come

The use of curved steel bent into shape by UK specialist steel bending companies is helping designers create elaborate landmark structures...

September 8, 2016
Wimbledon’s retractable roof scoops European design accolade

Wimbledon’s retractable roof scoops European design accolade

The redevelopment of Wimbledon’s Centre Court, which included the construction of a retractable roof, was awarded a European Steel Design..

October 1, 2009
SSDA 2009 – Wimbledon Centre Court Redevelopment, London

SSDA 2009 – Wimbledon Centre Court Redevelopment, London

  Constructed over a three-year period the steelwork element of the Centre Court redevelopment included the demolition and rebuilding..

July 1, 2009
Centre court roof set for debut

Centre court roof set for debut

This year’s Wimbledon Tennis Championship will be the first to play undercover – if it rains – as a new retractable roof over..

May 1, 2009
Modelling Wimbledon Centre Court

Modelling Wimbledon Centre Court

Developing a single-source 3D/4D project model of all project information allowed the Symonds Structures’ design team to manage the..

May 1, 2004