Millwall FC has appointed an architect to lead the design of its stadium expansion.
International sports architect AFL Architects has been appointed to lead the design to expand The Den.
The expansion plans to “build on the unique atmosphere of The Den” by adding substantial further spectator capacity as well as leisure and commercial facilities.
As part of the stadium’s redevelopment, Millwall FC and its consultant team, including AFL, will consult with Lewisham Council and stakeholders to develop a design that makes a positive contribution to the area, while also ensuring the club is able to realise its ambitions.
Phil Osborne, director of AFL Architects, said: “This expansion has been a long time in the making for the club, so we are delighted that AFL have been trusted to work on what promises to be a challenging yet rewarding project.
“We look forward to unlocking the site and creating a development that will be sustainable far into the future.”
Public consultation for the design will take place in August of this year, with a planning application expected to be submitted at the end of 2018.
Millwall FC declined to comment.