People's Choice Awards

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Westminster is home to some of the country's most famous buildings, landmarks and attractions.To recognise this, we've launched the People's Choice Awards. Below are all the entries.

28 South Molton Street, Mayfair

The six-storey building replaces a former pub with a high quality commercial building. It houses the brand new headquarters and the flagship store of Bosideng, China’s largest retailer.

10 Hills Place, off Oxford Street

Edmund Sumner

This building fronts office and retail space. It responds to the lack of daylight in the surrounding narrow streets with large, glazed panels that are angled skyward, to channel natural light into the office space.

Reiss HQ, Marylebone

​Will Pryce

The façade of this building is a veil of acrylic glass sheets, coupled with LED strip lights. It resembles a bar code viewed straight on, but transforms into a shimmering curtain of silk from the side. This building is home to the Reiss head offices and retail space.

One Eagle Place, Piccadilly

Dirk Lindner

The buildings are home to six storeys of office, residential and retail space. The project took place in two conservation areas with both conserved and new façades.

Peabody Avenue, Pimlico

Philip Vile

This residential block finishes the southern end of Peabody Avenue, which was left incomplete after war-time bombing. The new five storey, L-shaped block provides a focal point for the avenue and contains 55 new flats.

Riverwalk, Millbank

Hufton + Crow

This residential building mirrors the curves of the river it looks out over. Light and space are key features of the building, which is formed of curved bands of limestone, with bronze coloured metal and glass bands that form windows and balconies.

Saw Hock Student Centre, Aldwych

Dennis Gilbert

This multifunctional building is home to a large music venue, pub, learning cafe, union offices, prayer centre, dance studio, careers library and gym. The striking red brick building has been likened to origami.

St. James’s Market, Regent Street

The mixed-use redevelopment replaces poor quality shops and neglected back streets with offices, luxury retail and seven new restaurants centred on a reinvigorated public square.

St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square

The renewal of St. Martin-in- the-Fields modernised the existing facilities and replaces what was once a series of Victorian burial vaults.

Serpentine Sackler Gallery, Kensington Gardens

The gallery consists of two distinct parts: the conversion of a former 1805 gunpowder store into an exhibition space, and a 21st Century tensile extension which seamlessly fuses with the main building, and covers a glazed restaurant.

Queens, Bayswater

Sixteen flats have been created above ground floor retail space; all of this is tucked behind part of the preserved and restored original façade of the Art Deco Queens cinema. The building complements the 1930’s styling of the façade.

City of Westminster College, Paddington Green

This building was designed from the inside-out, appearing clean-cut and modern with a distinct Scandinavian heritage. It replaced a former 1960’s block to provide state-of the- art facilities for students and staff.


Last updated: 10 March 2017
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