Hammersmith Bridge: Shapps, Bailey and bullshit – a handy timeline

A great article from OnLondon.co.uk, summarising all the lies and politicking from Grant Shapps, Shaun Bailey, Zac Goldsmith and others over the problems of Hammersmith Bridge.

Judging by opinion polls, Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for London Mayor, will, at best, finish a distant second to Sadiq Khan at next year’s postponed election. One issue Bailey hopes will help gain him a bit of ground, at least in some parts of west London, is the forlorn condition of Hammersmith Bridge, which links Barnes (in the borough of Richmond upon Thames) on the south side of the Thames with Hammersmith (in Hammersmith & Fulham) on the north side.

Read the whole article on the OnLondon.co.uk website

Shaun Bailey, in particular, has been desperate to give the impression that he alone is the saviour of the bridge, with some help from his Conservative chums.

Of course, we know that this isn't true, but it's useful to have all the facts laid out in one place. I urge you to read the whole article.

Posted on 18th November 2020

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