The display features more than 12,000 fireworks, 2,000 lighting cues and 30 tonnes of equipment, choreographed to music. Attendance is limited to ticket holders and tickets must be bought in advance via www.london.gov.uk/nye.
The agency originally planned to redevelop the property into flats and with project partners TateHindle had worked with English Heritage to develop a residential led scheme which it said would respect and preserve “the building’s history and architectural significance.”
A key pledge in the Mayor’s manifesto and launched in September 2016, the Hopper allows passengers to make unlimited journeys for £1.50 within one hour of tapping in on their first bus or tram.
The limit will come into effect on 8.9km of main roads including Millbank, Albert Embankment, Victoria Embankment and Borough High Street by early 2020 and will be enforced through the use of fixed and mobile speed cameras.
The demands are the result of Westminster Council’s decision to walk away from TfL and Mayor Sadiq Khan’s flagship project to pedestrianise Oxford Street and are set out in a ‘closedown report’ presented to the TfL board last month but withheld from publication.