A tree was felled to enable a Pullman railway carriage to be installed on Southbank Centre Square last month, the London SE1 website has learned.
"Lambeth Council gave permission for the tree to be felled on the understanding that Orient-Express, the sponsors of BFI Southbank's Agatha Christie Weekend, paid for the tree to be replaced," a Southbank Centre spokeswoman told the London SE1 website.
Orient-Express has confirmed that Lambeth Council will be planting another tree in the New Year.
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