Cycling will be banned on London's 'Garden Bridge'

Cycling and protesting will be banned on Thomas Heatherwick's £60m 'Garden Bridge' over the Thames, which will be run as a visitor attraction

A £60m ‘garden bridge’ over the River Thames will have no legal public right of way, with cycling and protest groups banned, it has been announced.

The bridge, designed by Thomas Heatherwick and supported by actress Joanna Lumley, will span the river from Temple station to the Southbank Centre and will cost £3.5m per year to operate and maintain.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.