Temple to South Bank footbridge

Proposals for the footbridge, known as the Garden Bridge, received planning permission from Westminster City and Lambeth Councils in December 2014.

Garden Bridge Trust is a charity which was established with the primary purpose of building and maintaining the bridge.

We commissioned the initial design work for the bridge and, at the request of the previous Mayor of London, secured the planning permission for the project.

In recognition of the transport, urban realm and regeneration benefits it will bring, we are making a £30m contribution towards the cost of the bridge, of which £20m is made available by way of a loan. This is alongside a £30m contribution from the Department for Transport. The remainder of the funding will be raised by the Garden Bridge Trust.

Please note: If you need an accessible version of any of the documents below, please email PlanningFOI@tfl.gov.uk.

Dame Margaret Hodge MP review

On 22 September 2016, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced that Dame Margaret Hodge MP, former chair of the Public Accounts Committee, would conduct a review into the Garden Bridge project. The Greater London Authority website includes details of the Mayor's announcement.



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