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Bridging the Future Saturday 9th April Between 10am and 2pm – Barnes Farmers Market

Categories: East Sheen News,News,Uncategorized

Three years ago, the iconic West London landmark of Hammersmith Bridge was closed to motor traffic after micro-fractures were discovered in its cast-iron pedestals.

The bridge was never designed to carry car traffic, and due its listed status and Victorian construction and materials, it soon became clear this was the most expensive bridge in Britain to fix. A bitter political row between the local council, the London mayor and the government over who should pick up the ~£150m repair bill has been rumbling ever since….Read more

Author: Jeremy