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Wednesday 3 June 2015 8.22am
'The Garden Bridge will be free. There will be no charge or ticketing system.' https://www.gardenbridge.london/questions-answers/fact-fiction
Wednesday 3 June 2015 9.19am
roblesliecarter wrote:
'The Garden Bridge will be free. There will be no charge or ticketing system.' https://www.gardenbridge.london/questions-answers/fact-fiction
Thanks for linking to that page. It really gave me a laugh (as well as a new definition of "facts"!)

...if you press it, they will come.
Wednesday 3 June 2015 9.48am
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Wednesday 3 June 2015 11.38am
SimonSe1 wrote:
nobody knows how many EXTRA visitors the bridge will bring to the area.

The people behind the bridge don't agree with you.
https://www.gardenbridge.london/questions-answers/use
Wednesday 3 June 2015 1.32pm
Audio from today's London Assembly meeting:



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Wednesday 3 June 2015 4.53pm
My antagonism towards the Garden Bridge is generated by the deceit practiced by the Inner Four Cabal on behalf of the project.
Funding = Boris and Osborne = Bullingam Club members.
Prosecuting the idea =Lumley and Heatherwick= business associates.
PR = Lumley and Boris = lifelong friends from childhood.
But above all else is the fact that there is not one good reason for this private project to be funded by the public purse especially as it will destroy one of the world's great urban panoramic views both from Blackfriars Bridge and Waterloo Bridge and equally the view from the Southbank between Waterloo Bridge and Gabriels Wharf
The antagonism on my part comes from the above and not "because it is new". It is just in the wrong place and unneccessary.
Friday 5 June 2015 3.25pm
It is true that there are no plans to charge people to cross the bridge. However, I think it is unlikely that this bridge will ever get private sponsorship for annual maintenance at £3.5m and so charging will be the solution. It's also clear that there will have to be a crowd-control system in place and again, charging would be the obvious route to reducing numbers. Anyway, the legal challenge is looking stronger every day.
Friday 5 June 2015 6.19pm
Michael Ball was very articulate and passionate at the South Bank Forum meeting last night. I admire his grasp of the situation, and his persistence in challenging this daft idea of a Garden Bridge.
Came across this article, and of course,I had overlooked how the luvvies could view their extravagant waste of our money from the air. Maybe it is because I don't have a private helicopter.

http://gizmodo.com/why-a-footbridge-in-london-is-inspiring-widespread-outr-1708829386
Friday 5 June 2015 8.22pm
Thebunhouse wrote:
PR = Lumley and Boris = lifelong friends from childhood.

Whose childhood are you referring to: she's 19 years older than he is...
Friday 5 June 2015 8.57pm
Jules62 wrote:
Thebunhouse wrote:
PR = Lumley and Boris = lifelong friends from childhood.

Whose childhood are you referring to: she's 19 years older than he is...

Lumley – who has known Boris “since he was four”- quote from the Guardian.
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