The MSC was pleased to hear of the latest development, when Lewisham Council adjourned the scheduled cabinet meeting of 11 January, where it was expected that the CPOs on land adjacent to Millwall FC’s ground would be confirmed.
Although the adjournment is only short, it does allow time for the council cabinet to reconsider its position and take up the offer by our club’s CEO, Steve Kavanagh, of face to face discussions. This conversation would allow the club to reiterate its support of the regeneration of the land around the ground, its proposals to partner in the redevelopment, and its plans to bring jobs and homes to the local community, while keeping the club, along with the Football Academy and vital Community Scheme, at the heart of the area.
We hope that the recent publicity has emphasised the depth of feeling in which the club is held within the football family, and how its essential work is valued by both those that directly benefit from it and by all our neighbours in south east London.
Although publicity over recent months and weeks has been damaging, ultimately, all that matters is the final decision, and there is still time for this to be the right one for the council, community and club. Read more news ...