Project: Wimbledon No.1 Court
Project Location: Church Road, Wimbledon SW19
Main Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine
The Project is located at The All England Lawn Tennis Ground which in Wimbledon SW19.
It involved No.1 Court being remodelled to receive a new retractable roof, which allows for uninterrupted play irrespective of the weather. The Project also provided new hospitality areas, replacing the temporary facilities that were on the south side of the grounds.
The design comprised of three main constituent parts:
The shape and size of the structure is a result of the engineering required to operate the moving part of the roof and to provide sufficient light onto the court surface to promote good grass growth.