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Revealed: Nine Elms bridge finalists’ latest designs

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My practice was based in St Georges Square close to the North bank where the proposed bridge will land. I have also lived in the area for many years so know it and Nine elms very well. I think the objectors are wrong. The bridge will open up additional pedestrian and cycle movement across the river which is otherwise a barrier. Greater accessibility will benefit residents and workers on both sides of the river and this proposal should be supported. The indications are that the bridge will be a stunning design which is a further plus. The loss of a part of the riverside garden is a negative factor but not in my opinion of sufficient importance to warrant refusing permission for a scheme that will be of benefit to a wider user than just Pimlico and Nine Elms and an attractive addition to the townscape in that area. Owen Luder CBE PPRIBA

Posted date

21 July, 2015

Posted time

11:39 am

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