Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 12412)           
UK only International

Chelsea FC halt stadium project blaming 'unfavourable investment climate'

By Kim Megson    31 May 2018
Herzog & de Meuron designed the 60,000-capacity stadium, which has been scrapped for the time being / Herzog & de Meuron
The club does not have a time frame set for reconsideration of its decision. The decision was made due to the current unfavourable investment climate.
– Chelsea FC

Chelsea Football Club has today (31 May) announced that it has put its new stadium project on hold, blaming “the current unfavourable investment climate.”

According to the London club, no further pre-construction design and planning work will occur on the Stamford Bridge project, designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron, and no timeframe has been set for it to reconsider its decision.

The 60,000-seat stadium was granted planning permission in 2017 and had received the green light from the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.

The striking design was inspired by the terraced brick houses around the stadium, also taking notes from the gothic architecture of Westminster Abbey. A series of ‘brick ribs’ were to have run from the outside of the stadium, up its roof and down into the interior, forming a rectangular opening above the pitch.

The cost of the project was initially £500m (US$664.6m, €569m) but reports in November last year said internal discussions at the club had put the figure closer to £1bn ($1.3bn, €1.1bn).

The project has faced several obstacles since it was first announced in 2015. It was threatened last year because of the possible damage it might cause to the nearby grade I-listed Brompton cemetery and its population of endangered bats, while a local family, whose house is the closest residence to the ground, later took out an injunction halting the plans under their ‘right to light’, before Hammersmith and Fulham Council intervened in January.

The latest announcement comes after Roman Abramovich, the club’s billionaire Russian owner, has experienced reported difficulties renewing his UK visa.

Chelsea Football Club  London  Stamford Bridge  Herzog & de Meuron  Sadiq Khan.  
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Related news
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide, United Kingdom

Health and Fitness Centre Manager

Cheltenham Ladies' College Sports Centre
Salary: Up to £31,000, depending on skills and experience
Location: Cheltenham, UK

Duty Manager

Legacy Leisure
Salary: £17,000-£17,400
Location: Kidlington OX5 1UP, UK

Apprentice Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Kentish Town, North West London

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,320 per annum
Location: Epsom, Surrey

Assistant General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: up to £22,000
Location: Feltham, United Kingdom

Aquadome Life Guard

Merton Hotel
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Jersey

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £7.96 per hour
Location: Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
recruiting with sports management

Apprentice Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £17,133 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Redhill, Surrey

Assistant General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: up to £20,000
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom

Assistant General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: Up to £20,000
Location: Bedford, United Kingdom

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Morden, South West London

General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: up to £35,000 + c20% bonus
Location: Bedford, United Kingdom

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £17,806 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
recruiting with sports management

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Redcar and Cleveland, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Sutton-in-Ashfield, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: West Lindsey District, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Nuneaton and Bedworth District, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Ealing, London, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Spelthorne District, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Sutton, UK
training with sports management

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Fareham, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Chichester, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: St Albans, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Watford, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Fleet, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: East Hampshire District, UK

Gymnastics Coaches - Max Whitlock Programme

Everyone Active
Salary: Subject to qualifications and experience
Location: Plymouth, UK
apprenticeships jobs  lifeguard jobs  swimming teacher jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  Swimming instructor jobs  recreation assistant jobs  duty manager jobs  personal trainer jobs  general manager jobs  assistant general manager jobs  fitness instructor jobs  Sales Manager jobs 
More jobs

Video Gallery

Active IQ
Active IQ is an awarding organisation recognised and regulated by Ofqual within the Active Leisure sector designing qualifications that support clear career pathways. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, and strive to provide high quality resources for our qualifications enabling Training Providers to give a positive learning experience.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: UK Trade & Investment
UK Trade & Investment is the government department that supports UK companies to trade internationally and helps overseas businesses to set up in the UK.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Jordan named storage and distribution partner for Hatton Boxing
As it moves into the next phase of its 30-year story, Jordan, the functional fitness equipment specialist, has strengthened its existing partnership agreement with Hatton Boxing
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: Dundonald International Ice Bowl
Company: Lisburn and Castlereagh Council
Location: Port Talbot
Company: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Location: White Rocks, Hastings
Company: GVA
Location:
Company: Gravesham Borough Council
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

27-28 Jun 2018
Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
02-03 Jul 2018
The Principal, Manchester
28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018
tbc, Sao Paulo, Brazil
24-27 Sep 2018
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, United States
More diary dates