Garden Bridge application passed by Westminster Council, with cycling prohibited

Thomas Heatherwick's £175m Garden Bridge looks set to be given the go-ahead, with cyclists banned from riding over it

Westminster Council have approved the planning application for the controversial Garden Bridge over the Thames, confirming that cycling will be prohibited on the crossing.

In a meeting of the Planning Applications Committee on Tuesday (December 2), councillors voted 3-1 in favour of the bridge, which has been designed by Thomas Heatherwick.

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