Burd Haward Architects

Burd Haward Architects
24 Wolsey Mews
London NW5 2DX

T: 020 7267 9815


SALADS 65 September 2019

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Catherine took one of the regular tours organised by The Saturday Ladies Architecture & Design Society. The tour included a number of infill sites built as part of the Camden Investment Programme including our Gospel Oak Housing


"Thank you so much for this informative insight into a really interesting house-building model and how architecture can directly add value and improve public realm and existing communities."

Summer Outing August 2019

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A great time was had by all on our South London Summer Outing, including visits to Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art and the colourful 2019 Dulwich Pavilion.   

Covers off at Abbey Strand July 2019

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The scaffold is on its way down at Abbey Strand. Part of our Future Programme works in Edinburgh for the Royal Collection Trust. Read more here.  

We've Moved! June 2019

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Please note the new address on our contacts page

Public Housing: A London Renaissance May 2019

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Gospel Oak features in the new publication Public Housing: A London Renaissance and is part of the exhibition by NLA at the building centre until 18th July 2019.


"Designed as a recognisable family of buildings, they reinforce, animate and stitch together the local streetscape."  

BHA 21 May 2019

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Thanks to the fantastic people who helped us celebrate the handover of Wolsey Mews and reflect on 21 years in practice.  

First Blooms at PHH April 2019

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Bulb planting flowers for the first time at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Stage 1 of the new Physic Garden designed by J&L Gibbons as part of our Future Programme work for the Royal Collection Trust.  


RIBA Journal March 2019

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Delighted our Gospel Oak Housing project has been featured in this month's RIBA Journal


"In designing these houses Burd Haward has looked long and thought hard about this area and its needs. Its architecture, inventive yet restrained, mediates and strengthens what is there and displays, in the highest order, both sense and sensitivity." 

Loo of the Year February 2019


We are very excited to announce we have received a Loo of the Year platinum award for our public toilet at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Wolsey Mews January 2019

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Diagrid roof just completed at our self build development in Wolsey Mews. Completion due early Spring.

Office Christmas Trip December 2018


BHA took an office trip to Madrid. Amazing tour around the Norman Foster Institute and Herzog & de Meuron's CaixaForum museum!

Gospel Oak Housing wins 2018 Brick Award November 2018

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Great to announce that our Gospel Oak Housing project has won at the 2018 Brick Awards for Small Housing Development!


Click to see the project in the Winner's Brochure.


"Much care has been taken in establishing a level of detailing, achieved mainly by the imaginative use of brick bonding, which makes for a puzzling and pleasing complexity."

Brick Awards judges. 

Gospel Oak Housing shortlisted for London Planning Awards 2018/19 October 2018


Gospel Oak Housing has been shortlisted for 'Best New Place to Live' in the 2018/19 London Planning Awards





Work progressing at Palace of Holyroodhouse September 2018

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Our exciting project with Royal Collection Trust at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is progressing well on site, with WCs just having been handed over. 


Follow this link to read more about the project, and watch a video about the planned transformation of the Abbey Strand.  

Gospel Oak Housing shortlisted for Brick Awards 2018 August 2018

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Thrilled to hear our Gospel Oak Housing project has been shortlisted in the 'Small Housing Development' category for the 2018 Brick Awards.


Winners to be announced in November. 


View full shortlist here.

Gospel Oak Housing wins New London Award 2018 for 'Homes' July 2018

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Delighted to announce our new Gospel Oak Housing has won under the 'Homes' category at the 2018 New London Awards!

Click here to see the project and all the other winners. 


"This is social housing delivering the same kind of living environment that a millionaire has."  Ricardo Marini, NLA judge.

Office Trip - Serpentine Pavilion & Pedalos July 2018

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We took a BHA office trip to view Frida Escobedo's beautiful Serpentine Pavilion before taking some pedal boats out on the Lake to get a closer look at Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Mastaba sculpture.

Gospel Oak Housing shortlisted for New London Awards 2018 June 2018

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Gospel Oak Housing has been shortlisted for the 2018 New London Awards 2018 under the Homes category. 

Associate picked as part of new Public Practice scheme May 2018

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Very proud that Tom Sykes, associate at Burd Haward Architects, is part of a pioneering new scheme putting architects in local government planning departments. 

Great article in the AJ. 



Archiboo/Rare Space conference April 2018

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We are pleased to announce that Catherine Burd will be speaking this Thursday 19th at the Archiboo/Rare Space conference How to Develop Small Sites



Planning approval for new family home October 2017

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We are delighted to have received planning permission for a new family home, situated on a tight end of a terrace site near to Crystal Palace. 

Scaffolding down at Gospel Oak Housing site July 2017

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Scaffolding down on Site 3, part of London Borough of Camden’s Community Investment Programme in Gospel Oak.

Wolsey Mews May 2017

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Very happy to announce that work has just commenced on our Wolsey Mews housing development in Kentish Town. Demolition in progress.

Gospel Oak Housing March 2017

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Work progressing well on the three sites in Gospel Oak; brick soffits in and scaffolding down along Lamble Street.

Wolsey Mews Housing gains planning permission February 2017

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Happy to announce that planning permission has just been granted for Wolsey Mews, our small housing development on a site in Kentish Town.


Construction is due to start in April.

BHA Office Trip December 2016

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BHA took an office trip to Porto and the CÔA Valley. Lots of looking at beautiful prehistoric rock engravings and relaxing in the Longroiva thermal baths!

Mottisfont Welcome Centre gets 'High Commended' at Wood Awards 2016 November 2016

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Delighted Mottisfont achieved 'Highly Commended' in the 2016 Wood Awards within the Commercial & Leisure category. 

2017 Civic Trust Awards Regional Finalists Revealed November 2016

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We're delighted to announce that Mottisfont Welcome Centre has been announced as a 2017 Civic Trust Awards Regional Finalist.


Regional Finalists will now be reviewed by the Civic Trust Awards and AABC National Panels who will consider them for a National/International Award or Commendation.

Mottisfont Welcome Centre shortlisted for Wood Awards 2016 July 2016

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Our new visitor facilities for the National Trust at Mottisfont in Hampshire have been shortlisted for the 2016 Wood Awards under the Commercial & Leisure category. Winners to be announced in November.

Mottisfont New Visitor Facilities wins RIBA South Award April 2016

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Delighted to announce our new visitor facilities for the National Trust at Mottisfont has won an RIBA South Award 2016!
Click here for further details:

Gospel Oak Housing starts on site April 2016

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Work has started on site for our new housing schemes in Gospel Oak - London Borough of Camden.

Mottisfont New Visitor Facilities shortlisted for RIBA Award March 2016

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Our new visitor facilities for the National Trust at Mottisfont in Hampshire have been shortlisted for the RIBA South 2016 Awards.

Mottisfont opens to the public January 2016

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Our new visitor facilities for the National Trust at Mottisfont in Hampshire have opened to the public. 

BHA Office Trip December 2015

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BHA took an office Christmas trip to Ronchamp & Basel.

New visitor facilities, Chartwell November 2015

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Our new visitor facilities in the grounds of Chartwell, Kent are complete.