Month: <span>June 2018</span>

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Call for Housing Land – Herefordshire SHLAA

June 30, 2018 / By admin

  Herefordshire Council calls for landowners who may have sites for possible future housing development The Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) is one of a number of evidence based and supporting studies produced or commissioned by local councils to inform the preparation of the new planning policy relating to housing delivery. Local Plans set […]

Community Church brought back to life

June 27, 2018 / By admin

We are pleased to announce that RRA has been appointed by the Hereford Diocese following submission of a successful bid to carry out conservation repairs and the reordering of a closed church building in South Herefordshire. Originally founded in the 12th Century, the church of St Michael, at Brampton Abbots, boasts typical Norman architecture with […]

Be Inspired by Sustainable Art Gallery Buildings

June 25, 2018 / By admin

Over the last few years we have been working with Canwood Gallery a non-for-profit gallery set up with the goal of exhibiting thought provoking art within the beautiful and inspiring countryside of Herefordshire and whose profits will be donated to St Bart’s hospital. The gallery owner, a retired farmer, became critically ill with leukemia as a […]

Sibling Gin ‘Warming Party’ at Dowdeswell Park

June 23, 2018 / By admin

April saw the Sibling Gin Distillery’s ‘warming party’ in their new premises on the exciting Dowdeswell Park development. As mentioned in our last newsletter Siblings Gin has taken the Gin world by storm since it’s launch less than 4 years ago and the rapid success meant their original set up was struggling to cope with […]

X Marks The Spot – apparently that spot is at Canwood Gallery

June 21, 2018 / By admin

The RRA designed Canwood Gallery, a wonderful venue nestled deep within rural Herefordshire with the feel of a secret location, hosted a temporary exhibition at the end of April;  ‘X Marks the Spot’ of a secluded Herefordshire idyll where, during April this year, a diverse group of emerging artists have organised, marketed and installed an […]

RRA are proud to be sponsoring the Cherry and Whites

June 19, 2018 / By admin

  Congratulations to Gloucester Rugby on their triumphant 46-26 scoreline against Cardiff on the 1st April. It was a phenomenal match with virtually non-stop action from both sides, particularly when the Cherry and Whites stormed away with try after try in the last 30 minutes of the game. Next match will be against Stade Rochelais […]

Proud Sponsors of Fresh: Art Fair

June 18, 2018 / By admin

RRA are extremely proud to be the partners of the first major contemporary art fair in the Cotswolds, Fresh: Art Fair held at the fabulous Cheltenham Racecourse Centaur Centre.  RRA Managing Director, Mark Powles, was keen to partner the event, “art and architecture are both about highly personal and subjective creations, it simply felt appropriate […]

Camels in the Cotswolds

June 17, 2018 / By admin

Andoversford Point To Point promised a “great family day out” and didn’t they deliver. A record crowd of over 6000 people attended to enjoy the event, officially known as the ‘Robert Hitchins Andoversford Grand Annual Meeting’ after the main sponsors. RRA went along, also as sponsors and to experience the thrill of this classic piece […]

All Saint’s Church, Hereford 20 Years On . . .

June 16, 2018 / By admin

For the past six hundred years, All Saint’s Church has dominated the Herefordian skyline. Built in the 13th and 14th Centuries, the 125m spire was crowned with a gilded cock at the turn of the 20th Century and secured using cast iron rods through the stonework. This new focal point of the spire was one […]


June 15, 2018 / By admin

  Surveying roof structures can be a time consuming and dangerous task. However, employing a drone is a fast and cost-effective way to complete a detailed visual inspection and spot any potential issues before sending in the experts. The footage is available immediately and can be shared with consultants electronically to speed up the process.