London Legacy Development Corporation

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London Legacy Development Corporation
TypeMayoral development corporation
Official language
Sir Peter Hendy[1]
Key people
Lyn Garner (Chief Executive)

The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) was established in 2012, replacing the Olympic Park Legacy Company. 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.
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  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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-22. Retrieved 2012-09-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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