to build a 60, 000 capacity stadium. A planning application which will be
reviewed by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has been
submitted by the club.
A statement from the local government reads.
received a full planning application to build a new football stadium within
Stamford Bridge Grounds. Chelsea’s application comprises the demolition of the
existing stadium – which has a capacity of 41,600 seats – and other
buildings within the ground, and the construction of a new larger stadium with
a 60,000 seat capacity.
“Other features include stadium-related uses including a club shop
and museum, plus a separate restaurant/cafe use.”