From the restoration of a historic burial site to a successful and innovative road safety scheme, the winners of the 2019 Street Design Awards have been revealed.

After running successfully for several decades, the awards were cancelled back in 2014, but this year saw the return of the prestigious competition.

Divided into five categories – Children’s Play, Highways, Pedestrian Environment, Public Lighting and Urban Green Space – the awards celebrate innovation and best practice in street design across the UK.

The winning schemes are:

Urban Green Space

Winner: Muslim War Cemetery Peace Garden, The terra firma Consultancy and Woking Borough Council

Runner-up: Sovereign Square, Leeds City Council and re-form landscape architecture

Highly Commended: Grantham Green, Eastleigh Borough Council

Commended: Mitre Square, City of London Corporation

Children’s Play

Winner: Milner Square, Islington LBC

Runner-Up: Godley Gardens, Enable Leisure and Culture

Highly Commended: Golden Lane Estate Playground, City of London Corporation

Commended: Salmon Street Scheme, Tower Hamlets LBC and Project Centre

Pedestrian Environment

Winner: Italian Gardens, North Somerset Council

Runner-up: Keel Square, Sunderland City Council

Public Lighting

Winner: Winner: The Golden Spiral, The terra firma Consultancy and Brighton and Hove City Council

Runner-up: Newport Bridge Architectural Lighting, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Highways

Winner: New Park Road, Sustrans and Lambeth LBC

 

Please email l.sharman@hgluk.com to register your interest for next year or for any suggestions for new award categories.