Westgate, Oxford

A distinctive breathing space for the city of dreaming spires

Westgate, Oxford.
Westgate, Oxford. Credit: Nick Caville

South RIBA Regional Award 2019

BDP with Dixon Jones, Allies and Morrison, Panter Hudspith and Glenn Howells Architects for Westgate Oxford Alliance (LandSec and The Crown Estate)
Contract value: Undisclosed
GIA: 135,260m²

An innovative, collective approach has paid dividends on this brand new shopping complex featuring a department store, more than 100 retail units and a public roof terrace that enjoys panoramic views of Oxford’s historic skyline from its restaurants, bars and cafés. An exemplar of urban architectural detailing with a level of humanity in terms of materials, textures and space making. There is a certain grandeur that pays respect to Oxford and it has gifted the city of dreaming spires a distinctive breathing space.

  • Westgate, Oxford.
    Westgate, Oxford. Credit: Nick Caville
  • Westgate, Oxford.
    Westgate, Oxford. Credit: Nick Caville
  • Westgate, Oxford.
    Westgate, Oxford. Credit: Nick Caville
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