Project Category: <span>Leisure / Retail</span>

RRA Architects > Leisure / Retail

Feasibility Study Herefordshire Golf Club

November 29, 2020 / By admin

RRA’s scheme sought to reuse the existing structure to minimise unnecessary costs, whilst reconfiguring the space to provide a multi-use venue. These days Golf Clubs find it hard to be financially viable when relying on golfers alone. Therefore, the business needs to attract other regular customers such as diners, walkers and cyclists. In addition, the […]

Little Princess Trust

March 2, 2020 / By admin

Established in Hereford in 2006, The Little Princess Trust provides free real hair wigs to children and young people, up to 24 years, who have lost their own hair through cancer treatment or other conditions, as well as funding vital research to find better treatments for childhood cancers. Read more about the Little Princess Trust […]

No40 Optometry Retail Shop

July 17, 2019 / By admin

The eyewear shop in Hereford wanted a youthful, trendy shop interior in contrast with the listed building exterior. Controllable lights were used to, not just illuminate the surface, but also integrated forming part of the display walls. The use of the angled surfaces was continued onto a suspended ceiling at add personality and conceal the […]

Swoon, Bath

February 13, 2019 / By admin

Brainchild of Bruno Forte and Pat Powell, Swoon is an award-winning producer of fresh gelato. Having opened a very successful parlour in Bristol, Swoon approached RRA Architects to convert a disused, run-down, listed shop in Bath into a stylish gelateria. The scheme required full planning and listed building consent along with a detailed drawing package [...]

Dunkertons Cider

October 17, 2018 / By admin

Dowdeswell Park – The Vision: In Spring 2016 Julian Dunkerton purchased a 210 acre site, beside the picturesque Dowdeswell Reservoir, previously known as ‘The Barlands’. RRA Architects has been commissioned to design a scheme to develop the area into a destination spot combining outdoor activities for visitors of all ages with the opportunity to connect […]

Porters Restaurant

June 6, 2018 / By admin

The first response was to use contemporary detailing to create a palette of quality and accents of detail. Our client asked us to design a quirky restaurant with elements of humour; the stag’s horn pendant lights and glitter ball in the ladies’ washroom certainly does that. RRA nested an array of banquette seats into the [...]

Canwood Farm Gallery, Hereford

May 24, 2018 / By admin

The project involved the careful consideration of details to ensure a minimal backdrop for the works of art that are to be permanently housed within and on the walls of the building. Given the constraints of the existing building, the end result is a minimal aesthetic ensuring the building is a backdrop to the enjoyment [...]

St. Michael and All Angels Church, Hereford

May 24, 2018 / By admin

In 2008 the church of St Michael’s and All Angels, Brampton Abbotts, South Herefordshire, was closed to the public due to the roof structure becoming unstable, making the building no longer useable for house worship. RRA Architects was invited by Herefordshire Diocese to bid for the first round of repairs to make the building fit […]

The Daily Bread, Hereford

May 24, 2018 / By admin

St Michael's and All Angels church has been fully restored and it is wonderful to see the building taking it's place as a center for the community once again. (To see the details of the church restoration visit our St Michael's and All Angels page.) The best way to preserve historic buildings is to keep [...]

Bill’s Cafe, Hereford

May 24, 2018 / By admin

The design was about striping back the years of remodeling that did not sit well with the original structure, to reveal the core shell of the building. This was then refurbished with a brand identity redeveloped for Bill’s all the way down to the furniture designed and specified under a full fit-out contract, with suitable [...]