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Wimbledon: Where can I watch tennis this week?

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  • 13 July 2023

Get involved in the action as the competition heats up at Wimbledon this week. Lucky enough to win a ticket in the infamous ballot? Or simply want to enjoy a slice of the action locally? There are plenty of ways to enjoy Wimbledon this year - read on for our highlights.

The Championships, Wimbledon

Game, set, match! If you've secured a ticket to this year’s championship then first of all, congratulations! Next up, how to watch a grand slam live and up close.

Hosted in the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, this world famous tennis event is more accessible than you'd think. The club is on a mission to provide an inclusive experience for all guests, including those who use mobility aids.

Wheelchair tickets will guarantee a space for you and your mobility scooter or powered wheelchair in the courts. These spaces come with an additional seat for a guest, so you can enjoy the action with friends. 

Outside of the courts you'll find plenty more high quality accessibility features, including:

- Step free access to courts, including lifts and ramps

- Accessible routes throughout the grounds

- Changing Places facilities & accessible toilets

- Blue Badge Parking

Both Wimbledon and Accessable offer detailed guides for visitors with mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs. From how to get there to where to eat and drink, you'll find all the information you need from these two fantastic resources. 

The Big Screens, London 

Like the drama of watching Wimbledon with a crowd? Don't want to be cooped up inside on a sunny July day? We have a solution that lets you bring your mobility scooter or powered wheelchair along for the ride. 

This summer you might have noticed giant screens popping up all over the country for some al fresco viewing. London is leading the way with many options broadcasting Wimbledon for free. 

These wide, open spaces are great for mobility scooter users. They tend to have excellent transport links, as well as plenty of extra activities for the whole family to enjoy. 

Canary Wharf

- Two screens at Canada Square Park & Cabot Square 

- Food & drinks options on site

- Unreserved - get there early to grab a spot 

- Canary Wharf is extremely accessible, see here for more information

See here for schedules and how to contact the venue 


- Portland square garden is usually closed to the public, but is open this week for ‘Summer in the Square'

- Street Food and drinks on site

- Paths and grassy terrain 

- Arrive early to grab a spot 

See here for more information

Hackney Bridge 

- Claimed to be one of London’s biggest beer gardens, Hackey Bridge is a new venue offering live screenings of Wimbledon

- Part of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park, designed to be as accessible and inclusive as possible 

- Huge space with mostly flat surfaces

- Food offering and other activities to keep you busy 

- See more here 

Battersea Power Station

- Another newbie, this venue is hosting the ‘Battersea Games’ to help you enjoy sports all summer long 

- Huge screen surrounded by plenty of open space for you and you mobility scooter

- Plenty of accessible travel options, including access via two step-free tube stations 

- Exciting shopping and food and offerings for a family-day out 

- Get there early to nab your spot but also to explore this new venue 

See here for more information