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Like many, I am not a fan of Norman Foster's architecture and I found his behaviour over the problems of the Millennium Footbridge rather distasteful.

His statements that he is only one member of the Millau Bridge design team are politically correct, but in the public's mind he is the man who created the bridge in its entirety.

In the publicity that marked the bridge's formal opening there was very little mention of the engineers who made the design work and this is most unfortunate.

It would be interesting to know how members of the design team stand over the professional insurance cover for the bridge. In that regard I suspect there would be little doubt as to who carries the major share of responsibility for the project.

Roy Foot (F), 32 Sutherland Avenue, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent, BR5 1QZ

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