Basic Site Details

Name: Craven Cottage football ground
Town, district or village: Fulham
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of original ground: 15,000.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Football ground  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Stevenage RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3May 1904  First plans dated
Item 2 of 32 September 1905 Opened 
Item 3 of 319351950 Unexecuted proposals for new stands


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, Engineer 19041905Original ground; also continued to advise Fulham Football Club for many years afterwards
Item 2 of 3Archibald Kent Leitch (or Archie Leitch (junior))EngineerB19351950Unexecuted proposals for new stands
Item 3 of 3Archibald Leitch & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19351950Unexecuted proposals for new stands


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Fulham Football Club 
Item 2 of 2Norris, Henry - director of Fulham Football Club 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Inglis, Simon2005Engineering Archie: Archibald Leitch - football ground designer London: English Heritagepp70-9