The Bank of England Sports Centre will again be hosting the Wimbledon Qualifying Tournament.
The Qualifying Tournament will take place from Monday 25th to Thursday 28th June 2018.
The following information is for NON-MEMBERS only. Members of the Bank of England Sports Centre will receive details of access during the Wimbledon Qualifying Tournament by email shortly.
How do I obtain tickets?
Tickets are being sold through the Ticketmaster website. Please click here to purchase tickets or if you have any questions or require further information, please contact Wimbledon directly as we are unable to assist with any ticket-related issues.
Can I bring children to the Qualifying Tournament?
Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by an adult for the duration of the their visit. Children over the age of 5 years require a ticket of their own.
Is there parking available?
There are no parking facilities at all for non-members. There are no disabled bays available for non-members.
The Bank of England Sports Centre is located in a residential area and although there is limited parking in local side streets, traffic patrols will be in operation so you are strongly encouraged to travel to the Bank of England Sports Centre by public transport.
What public transport options best serve the Bank of England Sports Centre?
Mainline trains (South Western Railways) to Barnes from London Waterloo take approximately 20 minutes. It is then a short taxi drive or 10-15 minute walk from Barnes station to the Bank of England Sports Centre.
Alternatively, you can travel by tube to East Putney (337 bus to the bottom of Priory Lane), Richmond (33, 337 and 493 bus to the bottom of Priory Lane) or Hammersmith (33 bus to the bottom of Priory Lane) and walk up Priory Lane to reach Bank Lane.
Where is the entrance?
There is only one public entrance and this is located at the lower end of Bank Lane, off Priory Lane. Gates will open from 9.30am each day with play expected to begin at 11.00am on all courts. Please be prepared for queues as there is only one entrance.
What do I need to gain access on the day?
You need to either print your tickets at home or have them available to view on your phone and bring them to the entrance with a form of photographic identity (e.g. passport or photocard driving license). Without photo ID, you will be declined access even with a ticket.
What can I bring on the day?
Bags will be searched at the entry point and the following items will be prohibited from bringing into the grounds:
- Any bag exceeding 40cm x 30cm x 30cm
- Hard-sided containers such as picnic hampers, coolboxes etc
- Opaque liquid containers
- Any item which may be interpreted as a potential weapon and/or compromise public safety, including sharp or pointed objects (e.g. knives, large corkscrews), ‘personal protection’ sprays and fireworks/flares
- Large flags (over 60cm x 60cm (2’ x 2’)), banners, rattles, klaxons or oversized hats
- Any objects or clothing bearing political statements or commercial identification intended for ‘ambush marketing’, including items or objects given away as part of a promotional or marketing campaign by the third parties near to the Bank of England Sports Centre
- Spray paints or other items which could in the opinion of the AELTC be used to sabotage or damage property
- ‘selfie sticks’ or equivalent
Please note there are no Left Luggage facilities available, so ensure you do not travel with any of these items as if discovered they will be confiscated and unfortunately cannot be returned.
Can I bring a dog with me?
Unless you are registered blind or visually impaired and you are bringing a dog for assistance, ticket holders will not be permitted to bring dogs onto site.
Will there be food and drink available to purchase?
There are a range of food outlets at the Bank of England Sports Centre including the Pavilion Restaurant, outdoor Swinging Grill BBQ and Coffee & Snack Bar though you are also welcome to bring food and drink with you. Please be aware of the restrictions above when bringing in food and drink.
Are there allocated seats?
No; there are limited seats available on a first come, first served basis. There will be live coverage of the matches on the main show court (court 11) on a large screen within the Bank of England Sports Centre and there will also be broadcasting in the UK on the BBC and in the US on ESPN. Please also visit wimbledon.com and other official apps for point by point live coverage and updates throughout the Qualifying Tournament.
For all other enquiries, please either contact Wimbledon directly or, once in the Bank of England Sports Centre on the day, please visit the Public Information Tent.