New Year's Eve fireworks (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-10-22
Session date: 
October 22, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3579
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Please state the estimated number of people who have attended the New Year Eve firework display in central London for each year since 2003.

Answer

Answer for New Year's Eve fireworks (1)

Answer for New Year's Eve fireworks (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

In 2003, 100,000 people attended the NYE fireworks display. Over the following 10 years all agencies are in agreement that the event has experienced a consistent increase in numbers leading to the estimated 500,000 people attempting to see the fireworks in 2013.