AELTC Wimbledon

London SW19

Byrne Bros. package consisted of the Sub & Superstructure work for the new concrete framed show court. Works included construction of private vehicle tunnel, a media centre, and two new match courts, together with all associated drainage and services.

Byrne Bros. has worked on the following developments from 1997:

1997 - New No.1 Court, permanent Broadcast Centre, a tunnel linking Church Road with Somerset Road and new courts 18 and 19, the popular Aorangi Terrace and large screen TV.

2000 - Millennium Building (new facilities for players, press and photographers, officials, ballboys/girls, Club members and LTA councillors).

2001 - Important repairs and improvements to the front of the Centre Court.

2002 - Major refurbishment of the Clubhouse and Royal Box area.

2005 - New boundary wall and hard courts at Southern Apex; resurfacing of Car Parks 2 and 3.

2006 - Redevelopment of the turnstile area, together with a new museum (opened April 2006), Wimbledon Shop, ticket office and the Club's new offices.

2009 - Improved Centre Court and new No. 2 Court.

Sub & Superstructure works to the new, concrete framed show court. Works included construction of private vehicle tunnel, a media centre, two new match courts together with all associated drainage and services.

Centre Court's capacity will increase from 13,800 spectators to 15,000

Centre Court & New No.2 Court

Centre Court Scheduled for completion in time for the 2009 Championships, the improvements will allow visitors to enjoy the tennis in greater comfort, with better restaurant facilities and with certainty of play under a spectacular retractable roof. Construction of new East Stand and refurbished North Stand. Completion of new facilities within East and North Stands. Installation of new wider, more comfortable seats throughout Centre Court. New No.2 Court 4,000 seat show court on the site of current Court 13 ready for 2009 Championships. The single storey structure will be about 3.5m above ground level, with the playing surface around 3.5m below ground level.

Location

London SW19

Architect

BDP

Project Manager

Galliford Try

Quantity Surveyor

MDA

BBC Egton Wing

Langham Place, London

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