Bromley’s newly revived Old Town Hall and two stations with links to the Elizabeth Line are among the buildings to be named in an architecture awards list.

18 projects across south east London have been shortlisted in this year's list with projects ranging from a studio space made a 19th century building to newly-transformed house that was once a council property. 

The awards, first founded in 1966, champion better buildings, community and the environment through architecture.

They also celebrate “innovative approaches” to urban regeneration and housing solutions, with the finalists ranging from self-built family homes to historical landmarks.

76 architecture projects, which include Britain’s oldest brewery and the Royal Academy of Dance, have been shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) London Awards 2024.

Among them is Bromley’s recently refurbished Old Town Hall, which underwent a major restoration project converting the space into a boutique hotel, restaurant and co-working space that reopened to the public in summer 2023.

News Shopper: Bromley Old Town HallBromley Old Town Hall (Image: Marcus Quigley)

One of the oldest buildings to make this year's list is the All Saint’s Building in Elephant & Castle – the net zero carbon London studio of EPR Architects.

The building dates back to around 1875 when it was originally a children’s home, then later a hospital before being turned into a studio space.

News Shopper: All SaintsAll Saints (Image: Simon Kennedy)

Two south London stations with links to the recently opened Elizabeth Line, built to commemorate her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, are also featured in the list – Woolwich Elizabeth Line Station and Abbey Wood Station.

News Shopper: Abbey Wood StationAbbey Wood Station (Image: Richard Lewisohn)

The list also features an ex-council house that has been newly transformed into a bright, modern, and open plan family home, as well as Rotherhithe Primary School.

News Shopper: Rotherhithe Primary SchoolRotherhithe Primary School (Image: Hufton + Crow)

Here’s the full list of the south east London projects shortlisted:

  • 67 Southwark Street by Allies and Morrison
  • Abbey Wood Station by Fereday Pollard Architects
  • The Africa Centre by Freehaus
  • All Saints by EPR Architects
  • Bromley Old Town Hall by Cartwright Pickard
  • Corner Fold House by Whittaker Parsons
  • Dulwich House by Proctor & Shaw
  • Ex-Council House Transformation by VATRAA Architecture
  • Love Walk II by Knox Bhavan Architects
  • LSBU Hub WilkinsonEyre
  • Oxford Road by Coffey Architects
  • Peckham House by Surman Weston
  • Rotherhithe Primary School by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
  • Six Columns by 31/44 Architects
  • St John’s Waterloo by Eric Parry Architects
  • The Tannery by Coffey Architects
  • The Tree House by Bell Phillips
  • Woolwich Elizabeth Line Station by Weston Williamson + Partners

The seventy-six projects shortlisted will be visited by a regional jury with the winners to be announced later this spring.

The winners will then be considered for several RIBA Special Awards, including the RIBA Sustainability Award and RIBA Building of the Year, before being considered for a highly coveted RIBA National Award, which will be announced in the summer. 

RIBA Regional Director of London, Dian Small, said: “As we seek new housing solutions and innovative approaches to urban regeneration, these projects provide hope for the future of our cities. 

“From small-scale refurbishments and self-build family homes in South London, to revitalised cultural centres in the West, and re-imagined industrial heritage sites in the North, the projects highlight the diversity of London’s rich architectural heritage, but remain united in their commitment to social value and sustainable design.”