London Walkways Widening Plans Unveiled

2 August 2010 (Last Updated August 2nd, 2010 18:30)

Architect Michael Davis has unveiled a plan to widen walkways in the South Bank area of London, UK. The £120m ($188m) London Promenade scheme is part of the Mayor's Better Streets and 2011 Year of Walking initiatives. The scheme aims to widen the South Bank walkway between Gab

Architect Michael Davis has unveiled a plan to widen walkways in the South Bank area of London, UK.

The £120m ($188m) London Promenade scheme is part of the Mayor's Better Streets and 2011 Year of Walking initiatives.

The scheme aims to widen the South Bank walkway between Gabriel's Wharf in the west and Butler's Wharf in the east and also includes a new pier serving Blackfriars Bridge and Blackfriars railway station.

The design plan will be submitted to Mayor Boris Johnson next month for approval.

The proposal is expected to be partially ready before the 2012 Olympics, according to architectsjournal.co.uk.