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The Government has given its support to a new garden bridge across the Thames. The tree-lined crossing will link Temple tube station with the the headquarters of ITV on the South Bank and is expected to open in 2017.
Joanna Lumley came up with the idea of a dual role bridge/garden 15 years ago. It will cost around £150 million. The Government will give £30 million of support.
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Actress Joanna Lumley has joined forces with Olympic cauldron designer Thomas Heatherwick to create a £150m "garden bridge" over the Thames