Good riddance to the Garden Bridge: an eye-watering waste of public funds

Walter Menteth

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Abstract

With one swift blow, London Mayor Sadiq Khan confounded plans to construct a leafy walkway above the River Thames. By refusing to guarantee further public funds, the mayor leaves the Garden Bridge project with a funding gap of some £70m, and a countdown of just eight months until planning permission expires.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Garden Bridge
  • commissioning of architects
  • procurement
  • design
  • engineering
  • TfL
  • Mayor of London
  • London

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