Headlines: January 27th, 1999

The public has voted in favour of London Bridge City as the new headquarters of the new Greater London Authority.An exhibition of design proposals for the two shortlisted buildings to house the new Mayor and Assembly in London toured the capital before Christmas. Visitors were asked to state their preference between a new building on a site on the south bank of the River Thames near Tower Bridge, and a complete refurbishment of Victoria House in Bloomsbury Square.

Of these 66% of responses were in favour of London Bridge City and 34% for Victoria House.