Project Tag: <span>Conservation</span>

RRA Architects > Conservation

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 […]

Burley Gate Coach House

July 11, 2019 / By admin

The conversion of the old coach house to a holiday home was a straight forward project for RRA with very few complications at the design or planning stages. The design focussed on preserving the rural character whilst creating an open plan, light, airy interior. High quality oak joinery was used thoughout combined with durable surfaces […]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 […]

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. [...]

Ford Abbey – Boutique Hotel

May 24, 2018 / By admin

The basic fundamental design approach has been the careful conservation repair of important heritage and the combination of all the service and fit-out demands of a 5 star hotel. We developed with the client body a hotel format and room strategy that allowed development of the brand and negotiation within existing structure. Wherever possible, the [...]

Gwynne Warehouse

May 24, 2018 / By admin

RRA developed this project to combine all the demands of a contemporary exhibition space, whilst allowing for the fact that, the building was grade 2 listed and flooded at least twice a year. The structure was in a partially derelict state and required extensive timber repair work and rebuild. The design strategy ensured the use [...]