Fulham has been granted permission to expand the capacity of Craven Cottage by 4300 seats to 30000.
The club's proposals were given approval by
The changes will see a new upper tier added to the Riverside Stand, while planning consent also allows for the partial demolition and rebuilding of the western ends of the Putney and Hammersmith stands.
"Craven Cottage is the historic home of Fulham,"
"This modest expansion, which will be carried out in a sensitive and sensible way, will allow the club to remain competitive in the top tier of English football.
"It will also remove the existing, rather ugly, Riverside Stand."
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