The treasured site dates back to the 1800s and has been a riding school for many years and run by Julia for the past 35 years.  Ridgway Stables has always aimed at being an affordable place to ride and a place of learning for children.  The lease cannot be renewed as the private landlord will not consent to it and therefore Ridgway Stables is due to close in September 2017 and the horses and ponies re-homed.

The closure of Ridgway Stables riding facility will be a huge loss to the local community and South West London.  Horses and ponies are a unique feature of the Village and Wimbledon common.  This facility not only provides access to horse riding at a more reasonable cost than other local providers, it is the only place in the Village children can learn to ride and that provides support to various programmes during the school holidays such as Merton Active and Camp Beaumont in addition to running the Saturday Club year round.

We have already had a supportive response from Councillor Stephen Alambritis. Show your support by signing so that Merton Council can see that the community do not want this site redeveloped.  We want to keep our riding facility!