Garden Bridge Trust Survey

Surveys of adults in London, and adults in Westminster and Lambeth specifically, on behalf of the Garden Bridge Trust.

Three quarters of Londoners (78%), and those in Westminster and Lambeth (77%), say that they support the proposal for a Garden Bridge.

This rises to 86% among young people (aged 18-24) in Westminster and Lambeth.

 

 

The ‘Garden Bridge’ is a proposed pedestrian footbridge over the River Thames, from the top of Temple underground station on the North Bank to the South Bank, which will include gardens and trees. To what extent do you support or oppose this proposal for a ‘Garden Bridge’?

Westminster & Lambeth

London

Support 77% 78%
Strongly support 43% 34%
Tend to support 34% 44%
Tend to oppose 10% 7%
Strongly oppose 10% 5%
Oppose 20% 12%
Don’t know 3% 11%

 

Source: ComRes. Based on 1,003 adults in Westminster & Lambeth interviewed by telephone from 7th-12th July 2015, 1,034 adults in London surveyed online from 9th-14th July 2015. Data were weighted.

 

 

If there was to be a new pedestrian footbridge built in your area of London/Central London, which of the following do you think are the top three most important things for that bridge to have? Westminster and Lambeth London
Access for wheelchairs 59% 46%
Pedestrian paths 34% 41%
Links with the rest of the transport network 33% 40%
Public toilets 30% 27%
Paths for cyclists 29% 28%
Green spaces 25% 15%
Seating areas 23% 34%
Access to drinking water 21% 16%
Trees and plants 18% 20%
Encouragement for wildlife 16% 11%
None of the above 1% 2%

 

Source: ComRes. Based on 1,003 adults in Westminster & Lambeth interviewed by telephone from 7th-12th July 2015, 1,034 adults in London surveyed online from 9th-14th July 2015. Data were weighted.

 

 

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Date Published
28/07/2015
Client
The Garden Bridge Trust
Methodology
ComRes interviewed 1,003 adults living in the London Boroughs of Westminster and Lambeth by telephone between 7th and 12th July 2015. Data were weighted to be representative of all adult residents of Westminster and Lambeth by borough, age, gender, social grade and ward. ComRes also interviewed 1,034 London adults online between 9th and 14th July 2015. Data were weighted to be representative of all London adults by age, gender and region.

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