Westminster council principal parks and open spaces manager John Tweddle, Royal Parks deputy chief executive Colin Buttery and London Parks and Green Spaces Forum director Tony Leach are believed to be the favourites to replace Jenny Adams, who is due to retire as director of open spaces of the City of London. The £90,000-a-year job includes accommodation, and a pay award is pending. Interviews are on 17-18 December.
The City of London looks after 4,000ha of London's parks.
including Hampstead Heath, Epping Forest, Highgate Wood and Burnham Beeches among other well-known spaces, plus 150 parks and gardens within the square mile of the city.