“On Bullshit” and the Garden Bridge: why TfL’s business case isn’t worth a penny | CityMetric

A follow up to my previous post about the petition against the building of the garden bridge, this article from citymetric provides an exhaustive analysis of the (lack of) a business case for the bridge.

It has been a difficult few weeks for the Garden Bridge. Through the dogged investigation of Will Hurst at the Architects’ Journal, more details emerged to cast doubt on the integrity of the procurement process through which Heatherwick Studio and Arup landed an £8.4m design contract. The revelation that Thomas Heatherwick joined Boris Johnson at a San Francisco meeting with Apple to pitch the “Garden Bridge” – days before the official procurement for a bridge even began – triggered a flurry of accusations.

Source: “On Bullshit” and the Garden Bridge: why TfL’s business case isn’t worth a penny | CityMetric

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