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New 3D images of revamped Stamford Bridge emerge.

New 3D images of revamped Stamford Bridge emerge

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Stamford Bridge, opened way back in 1877, is one of English football’s iconic stadiums but Chelsea are hoping to demolish their home ground and replace it with a new 60,000-seater stadium.

For those Blues’ fans who might be feeling a little sad, angry even, by the plans - these new 3D images might help them feel more optimistic about the project.

Computer scientist Neil Vano, a season-ticket holder at Stamford Bridge and lifelong fan of the west London outfit, has produced a series of 3D images which show what Chelsea’s home stadium might look like after the revamp - and they are incredible. (Scroll down this page to see the images).

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The pictures have been obtained by GetWestLondon and show a transformed Stamford Bridge.

The outside of the stadium is completely unique - brick columns surrounding the ground, giving it a spectacular look - while the pitch and seats look extraordinary.

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3D images released

All pictures courtesy of Neil Vano, via The Sun.

Stamford Bridge pitch

Pitch

Exterior

Exterior

Interior

Interior

Exterior 2

Exterior 2

Stairs

Stairs

Exterior 3

Exterior 3

Corridors

Corridors

Exterior 4

Exterior 4

Stairs 2

Stairs 2

Stairs 3

Stairs 3

Pitch 2

Pitch 2

It’s no exaggeration to suggest that, if Stamford Bridge ends up looking like this, it would be a genuine contender for world’s best stadium - even though its capacity will be a relatively modest 60,000.

Chelsea could move to Wembley for 2017-18

Next season could be Chelsea’s final campaign at the current Stamford Bridge.

The Blues are in a battle with Tottenham - per the Telegraph - to make Wembley Stadium their home for the 2017-18 campaign before moving to their new home the following season.

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It’s understood that Chelsea submitted a four-year bid worth £15 million-a-season to secure exclusivity of Wembley.

However, Tottenham have reportedly matched the Blues’ offer and the two London clubs may have to share the national stadium depending on what the Football Association decide.

Chelsea's message to fans

Just before Christmas, Chelsea sent a message to their fans via their official website, explaining their plans in detail.

“A planning application for a new stadium at Stamford Bridge with an expanded seating capacity has been submitted. This follows a successful consultation process during which we received very helpful feedback.

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“This application will now be examined by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Full details can be found on their website at www.lbhf.gov.uk/stamfordbridgegrounds.

“The main details of the application are:

- Stadium seating capacity to expand from 41,600 to 60,000 spectators

- An outstanding view of the stadium from every seat

- An arena designed to create an exciting atmosphere

- Direct access to and from Fulham Broadway Station, making travel more efficient

- Stadium facilities improved for every area

“The planning process will last beyond the end of the season; if the application is granted planning permission there will still be a lot of work to do before redevelopment can start, including obtaining various other consents. We will inform you of progress through this process.

“Thank you for your continued support.”

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