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Architects must not wobble on footbridge repair responsibility

If Lord Foster looks carefully through binoculars from his Thameside offices, he will see a long-redundant sign instructing soldiers marching towards Chelsea Barracks to 'break step', just as Roman Centurions did when crossing bridges, in order to mitigate the effect of marching in unison. It is therefore all the more surprising that this problem was not properly anticipated in the design of the 'bridge of fright'.


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