Garden Bridge a "private garden platform pretending to be a bridge", says renowned designer

Cyclists will be banned from crossing London's Garden Bridge, which is one of the reasons why experts and campaigners have slammed the design

Critics of London's proposed Garden Bridge, which will span the River Thames between Temple and the South Bank, have gathered to voice their concerns over Thomas Heatherwick's design.

The £175m bridge does not have any provision for cyclists, while access to pedestrians will also be restricted, which has left a number of world-renowned bridge designers perplexed.

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