Mayor of London Boris Johnson in front of the Olympic Stadium
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'Great future' for Olympic stadium

The Olympic Stadium will be the new home of West Ham football club from 2016 after signing a 99-year lease for the venue.

The Olympic Stadium will be the new home of West Ham football club from 2016 after signing a 99-year lease for the venue.

The government is paying an extra £25m towards conversion costs, with West Ham increasing their own funding of the project from £5m to £15m.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson said the deal represented a "great great future" for the stadium.

  • 22 Mar
  • From the section UK