13/03/2014 03:15 GMT | Updated 13/03/2014 08:59 GMT

6 Things Boris Johnson Could Spend £30m On Instead Of A Garden Bridge He Doesn't Get The Point Of

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London Mayor Boris Johnson takes the tube on the District Line to Southfields where he met the founders of the footwear company Gandys Flip Flop, it is the second day of a 48 hour shut down of some of the underground network in London due to industrial action over the closing of ticket offices.

Boris Johnson made what critics branded a rather "strange" admission when he admitted to not getting the point of a London bridge project that he has put £30 million of taxpayers money towards.

"Later this year, we will go in for planning permission for an absolutely beautiful, stunningly beautiful project. A new Garden Bridge. I don't quite know what the point of this thing is," the London Mayor told property bigwigs at the MIPIM conference in Cannes France.

The Mayor doesn't "quite know" what the point of this bridge is that he has put £30 million towards

In order to be helpful, we brought together 6 alternatives that Boris Johnson may have a better idea of the "point" of spending £30 million on instead.

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