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Pressure increasing on Garden Bridge Trust in London to step up their fund-raising efforts
Theresa May’s Conservative UK government has given its backing to Thomas Heatherwick’s garden bridge while urging the project team to go out and raise the £52m required to deliver the attraction which will span the Thames in London. As one of the greenest cities of its size in the world, this new piece of landscape will add to London’s rich and diverse horticultural heritage of heathlands, parks, squares, allotments and community gardens and support many indigenous river edge plant species. UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling’s department has stated its backing for the controversial project which has divided opinion ever since it was initially proposed. He confirmed that his department will continue to underwrite the £175m Thames crossing. But ministers have refused a request from the Garden Bridge Trust to increase the level of underwriting &ldq

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