• Chelsea’s stadium plans put in danger by local bat population

    Chelsea’s stadium plans put in danger by local bat population

    Chelsea’s plans for a new stadium have been put in danger by an unlikely problem.

    The council are worried about how the ground could affect the local bat population, according to trade magazine Building.

    The animals hibernate at the nearby Brompton Cemetery, and the local authority think the building work could affect them.

    They also have reservations about the measures set to be taken to mitigate noise, and keep nearby residents from being hit by vibrations and dust.

    ‘[There is a] lack of detail […]