Garden Bridge (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-12-17
Session date: 
December 17, 2014
Reference: 
2014/5116
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Further to the planning conditions placed on Westminster City Council's approval of the Garden Bridge - designed to ensure that the Garden Bridge Trust will meet the future maintenance costs of the bridge - will you ensure that Londoners have access to the Garden Bridge in perpetuity in return for part funding the scheme?

Answer

Answer for Garden Bridge (1)

Answer for Garden Bridge (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

It is a requirement of the planning consent that both boroughs have resolved to grant that the Garden Bridge remains open to the public free of charge in perpetuity. This is also a requirement of the funding contribution TfL is making towards the Garden Bridge.