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. 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. It also hosts the qualifying rounds for the Wimbledon championships. The Priory Hospital at Roehampton is a mental health hospital. It is internationally known for the treatment of celebrities with various addictions.
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- Niall Hickman; David Pilditch (13 September 2010). "Ricky Hatton books into the Priory after cocaine binge". The Express. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
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