Design Awards 2018 - Best Restoration

Including conservation, building renovation, shopfront improvement.


Alexandra Palace Theatre 

Preserving the great theatre, arrested in its state of elegant decay, but safe and open to use, with glass roofed palm-court foyer and a new bar in north-east tower.

Alexandra Palace Theatre - artists impression of performance (c) FCBS   Alexandra Palace Theatre - photo of restored & stabilised original Detail (c) Keith Armstrong

  • Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios for Willmott Dixon & APPCT

Other finalists

Everyman Cinema Muswell Hill

Restoration of art-deco 1930s cinema, especially its original great auditorium, with partitioned later smaller cinemas replaced with free-standing “pods”.

Everyman Cinema screen and the restored main auditorium   Everyman Cinema main entrance at nighttime

  • Firstplan & Fusion DNA for Everyman Media Limited

Great Northern Railway Tavern 

Careful, thorough restoration of the Victorian pub interior especially wallpaper, paint, hardwood and stained glass, reopening the grand rooflight, improving the garden.

Great Northern Railway Tav - photo of former billiards room with restored skylight & new seats   Great Northern Railway Tav - photo of the restored bar and frontage

  • Brian O’Tuama Architects for Shone Building LTD Contractor & Fuller Smith & Turner 

Percy House 

Careful, thorough restoration of grand Georgian townhouse to house the Spurs Foundation charity, with rear extension and to encourage neighbours.

Percy House - photo of retstored interior   Percy House - photo of the main entrance with restored gateposts

  • F3 Architects for Base Contracts LTD & The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation


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October 15, 2018