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2003 February 18 - LTA to build National Tennis Centre
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are seeking planning permission to build their £40m National
Tennis Centre on greenbelt land in Roehampton.
Revelations that the LTA are to build such a centre have been met with mixed reactions.
Respected Sky TV presenter Mark Petchey commented:
"Once again the LTA have their priorities wrong. Unless good youngsters
are coming through, the National Centre will be a white elephant."
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