Architect beats Studio Egret West, John McAslan and Panter Hudspith for redevelopment scheme

Architect Benson & Forsyth has won the design competition for the City North Site in Islington, London.

The firm beat four other practices to the redevelopment scheme next to Finsbury Park station.

Competitors in the RIBA design competition were asked to produce concepts for the site including high quality public spaces and a range of land uses.

The other four competing practices were Studio Egret West, John McAslan & Partners and Panter Hudspith Architects.