Project Tag: <span>Conservation / Heritage</span>

RRA Architects > Conservation / Heritage

Curtilage Listed Coach House

October 29, 2019 / By admin

Following a year-long search, our clients finally found this property, whilst the location and land were ideal the property did not suit their requirements, however, with some consideration and careful adaptation we were able to create their dream home. The property was to be a final home so the brief needed to future proof for […]

The Meadows

July 9, 2019 / By admin

Enjoying fantastic views over Cheltenham from it’s idyllic location on the private Battledown Hill, The Meadows is set within a half acre plot and exhibits classic Georgian style with mellow Ashlar stone. RRA was commissioned to sympathetically extend the property and remodel the internal configuration to create a state of the art home, with the […]

Lypiatt Lodge

March 29, 2019 / By admin

Constructed c1840-50 the property originally consisted of two semi-detached early Victorian villas. From the nineties the building operated as a care home and had been well maintained over the years with the added benefit of a lift already in situ. In converting the stunning building it was important to retain the heritage, presenting the challenge [...]

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 […]

Ross-On-Wye Market House

May 24, 2018 / By admin

In 2017 RRA’s conservation team carried out a quinquennial report on the building to identify which areas required repairs. These repairs were categorised into levels of urgency from A for immediate repairs to D which is desirable. The initial works, identified as urgent, have been carried out as phase 1t. These included stripping back parts […]

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 [...]

Garrick’s Villa – Grade I Listed Refurbishment

May 24, 2018 / By admin

No doubt its prominence is in connection with David Garrick, the famous Shakespearian actor after whom it was named, and Robert Adam - the highly regarded Scottish architect whom Garrick appointed to carry out various improvements to the property, which included the main façade and the creation of a portico. The construction is originally an [...]

Duke’s Barn

May 24, 2018 / By admin

Wales continues to promote this project through CADW, as a fine example of good conservation design, as an exemplar welsh project of note.

Bishops Cleeve – Community Project

May 24, 2018 / By admin

The design maximises a site that consisted of a Listed threshing barn that had fallen into dereliction. As a result of this heritage the design makes use of the structural bays of the timber-frame, together with evoking the scale and mass of the original building. The building, clad in Western Red Cedar, uses natural materials. [...]