Mayor approves Chelsea's 'blue jewel'
The Mayor of London has approved Chelsea's plans to buid a £500m stadium on the site of Stamford Bridge. Sadiq Khan said that the planned 60,000 stadium would be 'the jewel in London's sporting crown'. Capacity at the ground will be boosted by 18,500.
The club still needs permission from Chelsea Pitch Owners, a fan group that owns the freehold of the stadium's pitch and stands, to temporarily leave Stamford Bridge.