PLANS to build a create a new home for London Welsh Rugby Club could be approved today.

Witney Community Stadium in Downs Road, which has been empty for six months, could be the team’s new base.

A planning application to build temporary stands for 10,000 people and a marquee to be used a bar was submitted to West Oxfordshire District Council in December.

Councillors on the lowlands area planning sub-committee are being recommended to approve the proposal at their meeting, which starts at 2pm at the council’s Woodgreen headquarters.