Topic: Wimbledon Close

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Wimbledon Close was named after Wimbledon, London, England.

Wimbledon Close 

Wimbledon Close is located in the Hamilton, New Zealand suburb of Nawton.  It was named in 1997 by Thornton Estates Ltd., the owner/developer of the property.  They wanted to give the development an ageless, classical English appearance and used English place names for street names.  Wimbledon Close was named after Wimbledon, London, England.  (HCC) (HCL) (Lands & Surveys)

The image above was retrieved from Google maps streetview c. 2012.  Wimbledon Close is located here on Google maps.


Hamilton City Council (1997). Minutes. Hamilton, New Zealand.

Hamilton City Libraries (2012). Heritage street name index cards. Hamilton, New Zealand.

New Zealand Lands and Surveys Department.  File 541, survey map. (1997)

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Wimbledon Close

City:Hamilton, New Zealand
Name:Wimbledon Close
Subject:Street names-New Zealand-Hamilton