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Bonkers Blog March 2014

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11 March (Part 3) - The wheels come off

Bike standSomething that will probably not get the Bexley Press Release treatment is their bid for mini-Holland status, for Boris’s £100 million is going to Kingston, Enfield and Waltham Forest. Thirty million each. With the last two adjacent that may open up interesting possibilities. Bexley’s bid “strongly impressed the judges” and will be offered some crumbs from the table.

With the small change out of the £100 million being shared between Bexley, Ealing, Merton and Richmond it is hard to see how “TfL will work with them to take forward substantial parts of their bids to improve cycle routes and facilities”. Even so, £2·5 million can buy an awful lot of green paint.

GLA Press Release.


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