MILLWALL have formally submitted an application for full planning permission for a new training ground to Sevenoaks District Council.

The site in West Kingsdown, a village in the Sevenoaks district of Kent, is hoped to bring the first-team and academy training operations together and provide new office space for club management, support staff, and another base for the Millwall Community Trust.

CEO Steve Kavanagh told “This is the most important step in this process so far.

 “So much work has gone into getting the club to this point and I’d like to thank everybody involved for their efforts in finalising the planning application.

“It is now with Sevenoaks Council to assess, and we will continue to provide all the necessary assistance and flexibility in ensuring the plans are the best they can be not just for the club, its players, and its staff, but for the entire local community.

“That has been our focus throughout and will continue to be so.”

Millwall are hopeful that a decision on the application can be reached by the end of autumn this year.

Although this is not guaranteed, the club will provide updates when they are needed.

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