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Haringey Design Awards 2021

The 2021 Design Awards winners have been announced

Our independent judging panel made its decisions and the winners of each category, along with an overall winner were unveiled at the awards ceremony on 19 October 2021.

The overall winner of the 2021 Haringey Design Awards was Green House, by Architect: Hayhurst & Co for Tom van Schelven and Amandine Neyses.

The shortlisted schemes and category winners are listed below.

Haringey Design Awards

The Haringey Design Awards are a key part of our commitment to promote, encourage and foster thoughtful and exciting design within Haringey. They provide an excellent opportunity to recognise and raise awareness of high quality buildings and places that make a positive contribution to Haringey’s built environment.

As well as celebrating great buildings and places, the awards help develop links with stakeholders, and bring together local people, members, architects, developers and planners to participate in wider discussions and debate around design.

Haringey Design Awards 2021: winners announced

The winners of each category, along with an overall winner for 2021 have been announced!

The Green House won 3 awards - Best House, Sustainable Building and was the Overall Winner prize.

You can see the winners and shortlisted schemes for each category here.

Download the Haringey Design Awards 2021 brochure (PDF, 2MB).

Overall Award Winner 2021

The Overal Haringey Design Awards Winner for 2021 is the Green House.

The Green House is a new build in the Clyde Circus Conservation Area of Tottenham. It has been constructed on land once used for market garden greenhouses and is a contemporary re-interpretation. 

The house has impressive sustainability credentials and is low-carbon, both in construction and use.

Architect: Hayhurst & Co for Tom van Schelven and Amandine Neyses.

Sustainable Building Award

Developments that address the climate emergency, promote sustainability and protecting/improving the natural environment, green buildings, low or zero-carbon buildings.


  • Green House


  • Angle House
  • Blossom Court, St Ann’s Hospital Project
  • SoloHaus Foundation 200 Ermine Road

Heritage Award

A project that is exemplary of the highest standards of listed or locally listed building restoration, extension, adaptive re-use, retrofit, shop front improvement or any other good example of historic building conservation, including projects in conservation areas, completed in the last 3 years.


  • Muswell Hill Edwardian House


  • Hornsey Library
  • North Hill Retaining Wall
  • Former St Ann's Road Police Station
  • Tottenham Hotspurs - Warmington House

Inclusive Design Award

The best new inclusive design, including good examples of buildings achieving physical accessibility, social accessibility and community accessibility, completed in the last 3 years.


  • The Archives Tottenham Hale


  • Blossom Court, St Ann’s Hospital Project
  • Hornsey Library
  • Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Tottenham Experience

Placemaking Award

The best new piece of urban design, regeneration, public space, new development supporting active travel, including public art, street lighting/street furniture and any other improvement to public spaces, completed in the last 3 years.


  • Chesnut Road Linear Park


  • Ferry Lane Public Realm Works
  • Hornsey Park
  • Mayes Road Pocket Park- Connecting Wood Green
  • The Gessner - Berol Yard
  • Tottenham Hotspur - The Stadium Frontage

Excellent Homes

Including affordable housing, very large scale developments of more than 100 homes, smaller major developments of 10-100 homes and equally, the best new smaller scale multiple new-homes developments of 2-10 new homes.


  • Small scale: Archway Road
  • Large scale: The Gessner - Berol Yard


  • Anthology Hale Works
  • Hale Wharf
  • Apex Gardens

Best House

The popular category for the best new individual house or extensions to an existing home in Haringey, including self-build and experimental new houses.


  • Green House

Shortlisted for 2021:

  • Angle House
  • Crouch End Studio
  • 43 Finsbury Road

Better Building Standards

Award for the best building quality of new buildings, renovations and conversions, including for exemplary achievement of building control compliance, great quality of building construction, safety, craftsmanship and use of apprenticeships.


  • Hornsey Library


  • Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • Muswell Hill Edwardian House

Previous Awards

The overall winner of the 2018 Haringey Design Awards was Alexandra Palace Theatre, by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios for Willmott Dixon and Alexandra Palace and Park Charitable Trust (APPCT), and in 2016, Broadwaters Inclusive Learning Community Project, by Gollifer Langston Architects for London Borough of Haringey.

You can read about all of our previous winners here.

Page Last Updated:

March 7, 2023