To end the year on a positive note, we are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 Street Design Awards.
Divided into five categories - Active Travel, Children’s Play, 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:
Winner: Sauchiehall Street Avenue, Glasgow City Council
Winner: Astey’s Row Playground, Islington LBC
Runner-Up: Bridgefield Park, Ashford Borough Council
Highly Commended: Market Place, Stevenage Borough Council
Special Judges Award: Manor Rise, Kirklees Council
Winner: Charter Square, Sheffield City Council
Runner-up: The Waterfront, Hartlepool Borough Council
Winner: Spinnaker Tower Lighting, Portsmouth City Council
Highly Commended: Tower Esplanade, East Lindsey District Council
Highly Commended: Swaffham Buttercross & Market Place, Swaffham Town Council
Urban Green Space
Winner: Enfield Town Park Wetlands, Enfield Council
Highly Commended: The Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Project Centre
Commended: Eastcote Rain Gardens, the London Borough of Hillingdon and Project Centre
We would like to say a special thank you to our judges - Play England, the Landscape Institute and the Institution of Lighting Professionals, as well as our sister magazine Highways.
The full details of the winning schemes, including before and after photos, will be revealed in a special e-book early next year.
Please note that the entries were submitted in February before the coronavirus pandemic.
Photo: Spinnaker Tower by Gary L Hider