London Stadium

War of words - London Stadium & West Ham letters to Assembly

Date published: 
11 September 2018

On September 6th, the London Assembly held a question and answer session with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC).  

 

Topics discussed included the financial arrangements with West Ham United Football Club.

 

After the meeting, media reports suggested the Club accused the LLDC of misleading the public during the appearance.

 
On September 10th, Chair of the LLDC, Sir Peter Hendy CBE refuted those claims in a letter to the Chairman of the Assembly, Tony Arbour AM.

 

Read the letter here.

On September 11th, Baroness Brady, Vice-Chair of West Ham United wrote to the Chairman of the Assembly, Tony Arbour AM to clarify that at no time did West Ham state that LLDC officials had lied.  

Read the letter here.

 

On September 17, the committee received a letter from the London Legacy Development Corporation giving an update on the stadium's financial position and relationship with West Ham.

Read the letter here.