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Thames Garden Bridge project

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Collection of media coverage on the Thames Garden Bridge project.

Period6 Mar 2015 → 18 Aug 2016

References

TitleBBC London Alice Bhandhukravi update on Garden Bridge
Media name/outletBBC London
Media typeTelevision
Date18/08/16
DescriptionWalter Menteth Interview BBC London Alice Bhandhukravi update on Garden Bridge 28 Aug 2016
URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXI0bqP3048
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleThames Garden Bridge news report
Media name/outletBBC London
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/08/16
DescriptionInterview on 6:30 BBC London News report 17 Aug. 2016 into the Thames Garden Bridge
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleReporting the RIBA councils call for Garden Bridge procurement to be investigated
Media name/outletThe Architects' Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date29/06/16
DescriptionMenteth tabled a revised motion that RIBA has passed calling for an official probe into the procurement of Heatherwick Studio’s £175m Garden Bridge
URLhttps://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/riba-council-calls-for-garden-bridge-procurement-to-be-investigated/10008157.article
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleCitation of publication and legal opinion
Media name/outletThe Architects' Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/03/16
DescriptionGarden Bridge contests 'legally defective throughout'. Barrister and procurement specialist damns TfL’s selection process as new report calls for independent investigation
URLwww.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/garden-bridge-contests-legally-defective-throughout/10003526.article?blocktitle=Most-commented&contentID=-1
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleLondon’s Garden Bridge faces mounting opposition by Kate Allen, Barney Thompson and Conor Sullivan
Media name/outletThe Financial Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date4/10/15
DescriptionProject loses political support amid uncertainty over funding and how design contract was awarded
URLwww.ft.com/cms/s/0/a628da52-681e-11e5-a155-02b6f8af6a62.html#axzz3nsG9qKf2
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleLondon garden bridge project in jeopardy amid funding row
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/09/15
DescriptionImpacts arising from the presentations made to and deliberations by the GLA Scrutiny panel of 17 Sept 2015
URLwww.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/sep/24/london-garden-bridge-project-in-jeopardy-amid-funding-row
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleExpert Witness_TfL grilled over ‘unfair’ Garden Bridge contest
Media name/outletThe London Assembly
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/09/15
DescriptionGreater London Authority (GLA) members have accused Transport for London (TfL) of ‘unfair’ procurement procedures after hearing from expert witnesses.
URLwww.architectsjournal.co.uk/tfl-grilled-over-unfair-garden-bridge-contest/8689087.article?blocktitle=Top-story&contentID=14302
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleExpert Witness_GLA committee to scrutinise Garden Bridge procurement
Media name/outletThe Architects Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/09/15
DescriptionThe Greater London Authority (GLA) is to grill experts later today over whether Transport for London (TfL) ‘played fair’ when awarding the design contract for the Garden Bridge
URLwww.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/daily-news/watch-live-gla-committee-to-scrutinise-garden-bridge-procurement/8689079.article
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleLondon's garden bridge: the end of the road?
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/09/15
DescriptionReport on outcomes arising from the GLA Scrutiny Committee meeting of 17 Sept 2015 into the Garden Bridge
URLwww.theguardian.com/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2015/oct/01/london-garden-bridge-lambeth-council-tfl-funding-end-of-road
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleTfL's Garden Bridge probe slammed as a 'whitewash'
Media name/outletArchitect's Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/09/15
DescriptionReport covering outputs arising from the GLA Scrutiny committee meeting of 17 Sept 2015
URLwww.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/tfl-garden-bridge-probe-was-sanitised/8689652.article
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleChancellor urged mayor to fund Garden Bridge.
Media name/outletThe Architect's Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date3/07/15
DescriptionNewly released correspondence has revealed Boris Johnson’s doubts over £30 million grant and underwriting maintenance costs
URLwww.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/chancellor-urged-mayor-to-fund-garden-bridge/8685714.article
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleHeatherwick’s Garden Bridge sucked into election fray
Media name/outletThe Architect's Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/05/15
DescriptionThomas Heatherwick’s controversial Garden Bridge project has been dragged into to the General Election debate after shadow chancellor Ed Balls called for a review of the procurement
URLwww.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/daily-news/heatherwicks-garden-bridge-sucked-into-election-fray/8682410.article
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleBoris refuses independent audit of Garden Bridge procurement
Media name/outletThe Architect's Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date25/03/15
DescriptionLondon mayor likens Heatherwick to Michelangelo as he is forced to respond to AJ’s FOI revelations
URLwww.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/daily-news/boris-refuses-independent-audit-of-garden-bridge-procurement/8680486.article
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleIs the tide turning on London’s planned garden bridge?
Media name/outletWorld Architecture News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date10/03/15
DescriptionMore questions asked about the scheme’s viability
URLwww.worldarchitecturenews.com/project/2015/25357/wan-editorial/garden-bridge-in-london.html
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleHeatherwick’s London Garden Bridge bid ‘given unfair advantage’
Media name/outletThe Independent
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/03/15
DescriptionThe divisive Garden Bridge project across the Thames designed by Thomas Heatherwick is mired in further controversy after it emerged the competition, run by Transport for London, may have given Heatherwick questionably high marks for his “relevant design experience”.
URLwww.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/heatherwicks-london-garden-bridge-bid-given-unfair-advantage-10094478.html?origin=internalSearch
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleLondon garden Bridge project under fire
Media name/outletFinancial Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date6/03/15
DescriptionFresh controversy is muddying the waters around Boris Johnson’s planned £175m garden bridge over the Thames amid questions about the fairness of the procurement process.
URLwww.ft.com/cms/s/0/fbdd5c72-c407-11e4-a02e-00144feab7de.html
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleCritics accuse TfL of ‘pre-judging’ 2013 Garden Bridge contest
Media name/outletThe Architect's Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date6/03/15
DescriptionHeatherwick outscored Wilkinson Eyre on bridge design experience, FOI response reveals
URLwww.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/daily-news/critics-accuse-tfl-of-pre-judging-2013-garden-bridge-contest/8679602.article
PersonsWalter Menteth

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