An area known for being the home of lawn tennis, Wimbledon’s Centre Court is in the process of being transformed into a community hub. Why not take a tour of Centre Court’s Shopping Centre restoration, complete with a roof-top farm? A stone’s throw from here you can visit Bazalgette Mausoleum before heading to nearby Cannizaro Park, where a group of Victorian potting sheds have been converted into artist’s studios. Here you can see an exhibition of the artist’s works. Finish the neighbourhood tour at Wimbledon Windmill — a rare example of a hollow post mill, built in 1817 — just a twenty-minute walk from Cannizaro Studios Potting Sheds.
Portland stone mausoleum built for Sir Joseph Bazalgette, composed of an obelisk above a square rusticated base, with steps leading down to the arched entrance of the vault.
Jesse Gibson of Hackney, 1804
Victorian Potting sheds converted to artists' studios set within the grounds of Grade II listed Cannizaro Park. The eight resident artists will be displaying their work during the festival at these unique studios.
Centre Court is in the process of being transformed into a unique mixed-use local community hub. There's a new community-facing entrance, a sliding roof and a range of new uses including a roof-top farm, gym, restaurants, climbing wall etc.
Fletcher Priest Architects, 2023