On The Bridge

You may recall that a year ago I wrote about The Garden Bridge, a proposed crossing on the Thames in London. With planning permission due to be granted by Lambeth Council on Monday, this visionary idea, which will see a garden sit astride Britain’s greatest waterway, is set to become reality. The new bridge, which […]

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The Thames Garden Bridge – Elevated Eden or Floral Folly?

Great cities have one thing in common – ambition.  Some display this tastefully, others gaudily, but all want to be bigger, higher, newer and more culturally vibrant than the other. London, already a world-class city, sometimes finds its style cramped by its historic past.  New buildings must not obstruct views towards St Paul’s cathedral and the […]

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