London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Wimbledon Centre Court set for roof trial
Published: Wednesday 17th of December 2008
A trial for the new roof on Wimbledon's iconic Centre Court has been announced by the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
On Sunday May 17th next year a ticketed event will be held in which the new roof and air conditioning system will be tested.
While no details have yet been announced as to the nature of the event, there has been some speculation that former British number one and four-time Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman could be lined up to play an exhibition match.
Such an occasion would certainly draw the crowds and create a swell of nostalgia among ardent fans.
The event is scheduled for five weeks prior to the start of the 2009 Wimbledon Championships on Jun 22nd, which have a history of being interrupted by rain delays.
LondonPass holder can gain free entry to two great attractions at this historic sports venue – the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and the Wimbledon Tour Experience – saving a total of £15.50 for adults and £11 for children.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Monday 8th of April 2013 Explore the underground mysteries at Christlehurst Caves
Sunday 7th of April 2013 London attractions: To be or not to be at Shakespeare's Globe
Saturday 6th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Charles Dickens Museum takes guests on a literary tour of London
Friday 5th of April 2013 London attractions: Beethoven concert to inspire visitors at St Paul's Cathedral
Thursday 4th of April 2013 London attractions: The Garden Museum set to host enchanting activities for guests
Wednesday 3rd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Discover the story behind the Queen’s transport at the Royal Mews
Tuesday 2nd of April 2013 Things to do in London: London Design Museum is a great day out for all the family
Monday 1st of April 2013 Things to do in London: Become the next top musician with the British Music Experience
Tuesday 26th of March 2013 Things to do in London: Take a tour of Southwark Cathedral this Easter
Monday 25th of March 2013 If you are an art lover who is hoping to see some of the most famous collections in the world then...
London attractions: Unravel the history of your favourite products at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Friday 22nd of March 2013 London attraction: Unravel the history of your favourite products at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising