Khan: Capco incapable of finishing Earls Court

London mayor Sadiq Khan has slammed the developer responsible for the 77-acre redevelopment of Earls Court and called for intervention at the long-stalled scheme.

Khan said he has no confidence in developer Capital & Counties which he said “has proved incapable of bringing anything forward”.

He said the council should consider intervening with a compulsory purchase order and also called on Capco to sell the site.

In a statement, Khan said: “I have no confidence in the ability of Capco to manage a development of this scale and all options for breaking the current impasse must