Wimbledon YMCA, Wimbledon

Thornsett have entered into a development agreement with YMCA St Paul’s Group to create a landmark building for Wimbledon. Spread over two phases, Thornsett will deliver 121 bedrooms and associated facilities for the YMCA (Phase 1) alongside 135 apartments and commercial space (Phase 2). This key town centre site, in the heart of Wimbledon, received a resolution to grant at committee in December 2020 and a full consent was achieved in June 2021. Construction on Phase 1 commenced in August 2021. Once the YMCA have decanted into their new building at the end of Phase 1, the existing YMCA will be demolished and Phase 2 will begin.

Benefits for Client

  • 50,000 sq. ft. YMCA facility including 121 hostel rooms
  • Improved community facilities including gym
  • Profit share

The Development

  • 9 storey mixed-use development
  • 135 private apartments
  • New 121 bed hostel and gym

Development Features

  • Landmark building for Wimbledon
  • Prime town centre location on The Broadway
  • Highly sustainable - heat pumps, PV panels and building fabric