Does anyone have any idea how likely this is to actually happen? As no one needs pointing out, there isn't exactly a surfeit of money in the world right now and it doesn't seem possible to justify a further capital investment on a public space that has only just been expensively re-landscaped (indeed, where such works are still ongoing!).
Yes with the Cross River Tram remaining unlikely to happen, it looks like another scheme that could do with Boris's judicious axe.
Developers do not have unlimited pots of cash. Not now, not ever.
If they have to pay for flagstones, LED lighting and yuccas they'll have less or no money to fund things like neighbourhood policing, school places, bus service improvements, training for local unemployed people... or even scare them off altogether.
Coin Street Community Builders have been in touch to say that the opening hours for the exhibition have been slightly revised. Tomorrow it will be open 9am-5pm (rather than 9pm as previously advertised).