Dame Margaret Hodge Garden Bridge review findings published

Dame Margaret Hodge Garden Bridge review findings published

Dame Margaret Hodge MP’s Garden Bridge report has revealed the project to be financially unsustainable. Dame Margaret found that the project did not secure value taxpayers’ money, and urged Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, not to sign any further guarantees until the Garden Bridge Trust can confirm private investment. The...

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Dame Margaret Hodge MP to conduct review into Garden Bridge project

Dame Margaret Hodge MP to conduct review into Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today announced that Dame Margaret Hodge MP, former chair of the Public Accounts Committee, will conduct a review into the Garden Bridge project. The review into the proposed £185m footbridge linking Temple with the Southbank will look in detail at whether value for money...

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Garden Bridge project missing £22 million of funding

Garden Bridge project missing £22 million of funding

  Thomas Heatherwick was forced to defend his Garden Bridge project after it was revealed on BBC’s Newsnight that he was short £22 million.  The long awaited Garden Bridge championed by Joanna Lumley and designed by Thomas Heatherwick has suffered a setback when it was exposed to be £22 million...

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Young people get chance to shape London’s new Garden Bridge

A new initiative has been launched to involve young people from the local community in the development of the Garden Bridge, the pedestrian footbridge linking the two sides of the River Thames in central London, due to open in 2018. Students from primary and secondary schools in Lambeth and Westminster...

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