Boris calls on government not to scrap London Bridge redevelopment

The Mayor of London is campaigning for the redevelopment of London Bridge Station not to be scrapped in the Government's comprehensive spending review.

The station redevelopment is part of the Thameslink programme to increase north-south rail capacity through the capital and give London's worst main station a vital facelift.

Hyperlocal site SE1 quotes Boris:

"I share your frustrations about the speed of improvement to the station," wrote Mr Johnson in a letter to Team London Bridge director Nadia Broccardo.

"London Bridge Station is a key component to support the regeneration of the London Bridge area.