Stamford Bridge Stadium

Stamford Bridge Stadium, Aerial View
Stamford Bridge Aerial. Credit.

Address: Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HS Tel: 0371 811 1955

Stamford Bridge Stadium Stats

Stamford Bridge Stadium
Away Capacity3,000
OwnerChelsea Pitch Owners PLC
Year Built1877
Average Attendance40,096 (23/24 Season)
Record Attendance82,905 (vs Arsenal October 1935)

Chelsea Stats
Year Founded1905
NicknamesThe Blues, The Pensioners
Club MascotStamford the Lion
Rival ClubsArsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Leeds United
Record ScorerFrank Lampard (211 Goals)
Record AppearancesRon Harris (795 Appearances)
Shirt SponsorInfinite Athlete

Stamford Bridge Seating Plan

Stamford Bridge Stadium Seating Plan
Shed End3,000Oldest stand at Stamford Bridge and home to the most passionate Chelsea fans
West Stand13,500Largest stand at Stamford Bridge and home to the executive boxes and hospitality suites and Chelsea supporters trust.
Matthew Harding Stand13,500Named after former chairman who died in a helicopter crash in 1996
East Stand9,000Home to Chelsea Museum and Megastore

Prices vary depending on the category of the game. Chelsea have split their categories for Premier League games as Categories AA, A and B.

Adult prices for ranges across all three categories are largely the same, from £25 to £240. The cheapest tickets in the Matthew Harding Lower stand have restricted views. Junior tickets for those games are prices between £19.50 and £27.50.

Although the price ranges are similar the cost of a ticket in the main stands do vary between category. With a seat in the West Lower costing £56 for a Category B game, £61 for Category A and £71 for Category AA.

Season tickets for 23/24 season were £750 – £940 for Adults, £285 – £450 for Seniors / Juniors.

Getting to Stamford Bridge

By Car: The club do not advise anyone travel to matches by car as the stadium sits in a residential area with no parking around it. However, the following directions will get you to the ground:

From the North, leave the M25 at Junction 15 and follow the M4 towards London. The M4 will change into the A4, go over the Hammersmith Flyover and then turn off for Earl’s Court. Passing Earl’s Court station and Old Brompton Road you will reach Fulham Road. Turn right at the traffic lights and after 600 yards Stamford Bridge Stadium is on your right.

From the South, cross the Thames at Wandsworth Bridge as you follow Wandsworth Bridge Road. Turn right at the New King’s Road junction and then immediately left up Fulham Broadway. Turn right on to Fulham Road and the stadium is 400 yards down on your left.

Fulham Road is closed 90 minutes before kick off and re-opens usually an hour after the final whistle.

By Bus: The number 14, 211 and 414 buses all stop outside Stamford Bridge on Fulham Road

By Rail: The closest underground to the stadium is Fulham Broadway which is on the District Line. There are two over ground stations close to Stamford Bridge Stadium; West Brompton and Imperial Wharf which are both roughly a 15 minute walk from the stadium. Both stations are on a direct line between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction.

By Bike: There is a bike shed at the Stamford Gate.

Being in central London you are not short of options on where to stay but the two closest hotels to the ground are:

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club: Stamford Bridge, Fulham Rd, London SW6 1HS. Tel: 020 3479 3565

ibis London Earls Court: 47 Lillie Rd, London SW6 1UD Tel: 020 7610 0880