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Map of Roehampton
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Roehampton is a small suburban area in Southwest London. Historically Roehampton was a wealthy town. Some of the great mansions of the 1700s are now used by colleges of the University of Roehampton.[1] The university was founded in 2004. In 2007 the National Tennis Centre was set up in Roehampton. It has 22 courts and is a training facility for some of Britain's top tennis players.[2] It also hosts the qualifying rounds for the Wimbledon championships.[3] The Priory Hospital at Roehampton is a mental health hospital. It is internationally known for the treatment of celebrities with various addictions.[4]


  1. "A guide to Roehampton". Information Britain. ND. Retrieved 9 December 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. "National Tennis Centre". LTA British Tennis. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  3. James Riach (18 June 2013). "Roehampton qualifiers provide the final route to Wimbledon 2013". The Guardian. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  4. Niall Hickman; David Pilditch (13 September 2010). "Ricky Hatton books into the Priory after cocaine binge". The Express. Retrieved 9 December 2014.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
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