More details about which schemes will qualify for the planning extension will be revealed when legislation is tabled later this week. Sign in or Register a new account to join the discussion. It is believed that the stadium would cost in the region of £500m to build. Cable News Network. Aston Villa (Villa Park) 42,785 10 Chelsea (Stamford Bridge) 41,623. “My argument really concerns the construction and devastation which is about to be unleashed upon us for about four years – if not more.”. All rights reserved. "Having taken a balanced view of the application I am satisfied this is a high-quality and spectacular design which will significantly increase capacity within the existing site, as well as ensuring fans can have easy access from nearby transport connections. The formal planning permission request can be viewed on the Hammersmith and Fulham Council website.
Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Chelsea's plans to move into a new stadium have been given the green light by the Mayor of London, The Blues' new ground is set to hold up to 60,000 people, almost 20,00 more than it can hold now, The new Stamford bridge has been compared to a food dicer and a slinky, The new ground is likely to be built in time for the 2021/22 season meaning Chelsea will have to find a temporary home away from Stamford Bridge, The Blues will spend a reported £500million on the upgrade, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). It means Chelsea will be able to close the capacity gap with Arsenal, whose 60,000-seater Emirates brought in £101million matchday revenue last year compared to Chelsea’s £71million. The plans also include designs for the new stadium by Swiss Architects Herzog & de Meuron (one of which is shown above), This company also designed the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing and it is probably no surprise that the the new proposed Stamford Bridge looks not only striking, but quite unusual. In a statement the club said: “We are grateful that planning permission was granted for the redevelopment of our historic home. He said: “The development is integral to the prosperity of the borough and this stadium an important city landmark will be seen cross the world and bring significant benefits.”. Businesses across the United Kingdom have been hit by uncertainty surrounding the country's looming exit from the European Union. Chelsea could reportedly be about to ditch plans to extend the capacity in Stamford Bridge and simply move to a new stadium instead.
Chelsea are expected to remain at the existing stadium in the 2017/18 season while preparation work gets underway but will then move out, either to Wembley or Twickenham, until 2021. It will be interesting to see the reaction of local residents to the prospect of this new larger stadium being on their doorstep. For other inquiries, Contact Us. Disclaimer. Tottenham Hotspur (White Hart Lane) 61,000 from 2018 3.
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