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COSTS OF GREENWICH MILLENNIUM 'WHITE ELEPHANT' SOARING

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Greenwich Millennium costs could escalate to between£750m and£1bn compared with earlier estimates of£500-£600m, ...
Greenwich Millennium costs could escalate to between £750m and £1bn compared with earlier estimates of £500-£600m, exhibition designers Imagination have warned, the Financial Times reports (p28).

The Millennium Commission, which meets today, said it would consider the scope of the project and how it could be funded.

But a government member of the commission tells the FT that ministers do not want to upset lottery players by covering extra costs 'of what could be a huge white elephant in Greenwich'.
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