Waltham Forest FC will now be officially known as Walthamstow FC.
The Essex Senior League club released this statement:
The club are delighted to announce that the Essex County Football Association have approved our name change.
From the 1st of June, the club will be known as Walthamstow FC, marking another step in a journey for a club which can trace its origins back to 1868.
As well as success on the field, one of the club’s main aims is to establish itself within the local community, and develop strong, lasting relationships.