London Legacy Development Corporation

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London Legacy Development Corporation
TypeMayoral development corporation
Official language
Lord Hendy of Richmond Hill[1]
Key people
Lyn Garner (Chief Executive)
Olympic Park, London

The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) is an organisation established in 2012, replacing the Olympic Park Legacy Company and the planning powers of the Olympic Delivery Authority. It was formed as a mayoral development corporation under the powers of the Localism Act 2011.[2] The mayoral development area covered by the development corporation is the Olympic Park and surrounding areas.

Costs associated with London Stadium[edit]

In November 2016, London Mayor Sadiq Khan ordered an investigation into the rising costs for the London Stadium, which the LLDC partly owns.[3]

Leadership roles[edit]

On 2 November 2016, David Edmonds resigned as Chair of LLDC having served in that position since September 2015.[4] Sir Peter Hendy was appointed as Chair in July 2017.[5]

In August 2017, David Goldstone resigned from his role as Chief Executive of LLDC having served for three years.[6] Lyn Garner was appointed as the new Chief Executive in December 2017.[7]

Board members[edit]

The members of the board are:[8]


  1. ^ Simpson, Jack (23 June 2017). "Sir Peter Hendy to chair London Legacy Development Corporation". Construction News. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  2. ^ "The London Legacy Development Corporation (Establishment) Order 2012".
  3. ^ "London Stadium: Sadiq Khan orders investigation over rising costs". BBC. 1 November 2016. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  4. ^ "LLDC Chairman resigns". London Legacy Development Corporation. 2 November 2016. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  5. ^ Stockley, Philippa (16 October 2017). "Sir Peter Hendy, chairman of Network Rail, reveals how he keeps the capital on track". Evening Standard. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  6. ^ Morton, Sophie (24 August 2017). "Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park chief executive to take up Ministry of Defence role". Newham Recorder. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Sir Peter Hendy CBE announces Lyn Garner to lead London Legacy Development Corporation". London Legacy Development Corporation. 15 December 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  8. ^ "London Legacy Development Corporation - The Board". Retrieved 2021-01-13.

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