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Warning: don't stand too close to weathered steel

I see that the new Kew tree walkway has been constructed in weathering steel.

Some years ago a weathering steel footbridge was erected in Scotland and in no time had to have the inside faces painted as people were claiming for having to have their clothes cleaned after becoming rust stained. How soon before this happens in Kew?

RICHARD WEBB (F), 10

Longmeadow, Weaverham, Northwich

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