Chelsea's Earls Court stadium plans in tatters

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Development, Local Government

Chelsea Football Club's dreams of building a new stadium on the Earls Court site have been ended by Hammersmith and Fulham Council. The local authority has decided to go ahead with an 8,000-home redevelopment of the site, meaning the Premier League team will have to look elsewhere in their quest for a new ground. It is a second major blow to the Blues new stadium plans. Last year, the club tried to buy the Battersea Power Station site only for it to be sold to a Malaysian company. The council announced on it...

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