Garden Bridge could threaten wildlife

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Garden Bridge could threaten wildlife

RSPB has issued objections to the plans of the new Garden Bridge, on the grounds it has no good environmental impact. 
 
The Garden Bridge spanning the Thames has given the green light by Boris Johnson after months of disputes over the affect the bridge will have on tourism, views and environmental issues.
 
The Mayor of London said the crossing, which will connect Temple to South Bank, is set to be a “fantastic new landmark”.
 
Described as a “floating garden”, the 366-metre bridge is now on course to open in 2018.
 
So far, City Hall and the Treasury have committed £30 million each, with a further £50 million coming from private donations, leaving £65 million to raise for construction to begin a year from now.
 
The plans were approved by Westminster Council on December 2.
 
Tim Webb from the RSPB talks on how the society objects to the new bridge.

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