River walkway for London

London should have a ú100m promenade along the south bank of the River Thames, says designer Michael Davis, chairman of the Conservation Areas Advisory Group for Southwark.

London should have a ú100m promenade along the south bank of the River Thames, says designer Michael Davis, chairman of the Conservation Areas Advisory Group for Southwark.

Davis is submitting his plans to the Millennium Commission. The 15m-wide walkway would link Westminster Bridge to the Design Museum at Butlers Wharf.

*Ten landscape architects will compete to design a 8.9ha park adjacent to the Thames Barrier in the Royal Docks. The ú500m project will be “the largest riverside park to be built in London this century”, says the London Docklands Development Corporation, which is launching the contest.

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