Project Tag: <span>Ecclesiastical</span>

RRA Architects > Ecclesiastical

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. Swithin’s Church, Lincoln

May 24, 2018 / By admin

St. Swithin’s was relaunched in 2014 by a team sent by Holy Trinity Brompton, London, at the invitation of the Bishop of Lincoln. The new mission has resulted in a lively and growing church, with a variety of ages meeting across two Sunday congregations. RRA’s intervention is broken into two phases. Phase I includes new [...]

St. Philip and St. James’ Church, Cheltenham

May 24, 2018 / By admin

RRA has worked together with the churches council, consultees and other design team members to formulate proposals to include, new servery, office and glazed rooms which allow the building to cater for a number of events. As well as new toilets, clergy and choir vestries, whilst still making allowance for quite prayer in this revitalised, [...]

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 […]

St Laurence’s, Reading

May 24, 2018 / By admin

There was a local need to re-engage the church with young people, as the area was popular with teenagers. RRA Architects, together with Rev’d Chris Russell and The Bishop of London, developed a youth-focused community music project. This was achieved through: sensitive conservation of the fabric, innovative insertion of programmed spaces – to allow flexible [...]

St John’s Ladywood, Birmingham

May 24, 2018 / By admin

The local arts community transformed the church into a community space with a secular arts focus, whilst still maintaining the liturgical use. This was achieved; firstly, through the sensitive conservation of the fabric and secondly through the innovative insertion of RRA ‘pods’. The pews were cleared to make way for a multi-purpose space in the [...]

All Saints’ Church

May 24, 2018 / By admin

This was achieved through: sensitive insertion of flexible and adaptable spaces, the introduction of a café / restaurant to populate the space, and the creation of a mezzanine floor within the south aisle. This allows the nave to remain a free and open space allowing for liturgical and / or secular uses. The interventions are [...]