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RRA Architects

Georgian Splendour

February 6, 2023 / By rachel

The project involved complete refurbishment of the large detached property, along with the addition of a generous extension to the rear. Not only has the property been returned to its original Georgian splendour as a family house, but the works to the rear have created a fabulous, open plan kitchen-diner living space that connects to […]

Cotswolds Country House

September 28, 2022 / By admin

To meet the clients brief for a well-functioning, family home, we redesigned the layout of the house dramatically, adding a two-storey front extension, a small side extension and reconfiguring of the loft to include two mono-pitch dormer windows. All of which increased the useable floor space significantly. At the same time the aesthetic of the […]

Portland Square

May 12, 2021 / By admin

Located in Cheltenham’s trendy Pittville area was a very tired one-bed flat, with draughty windows, decrepid wiring and an old bathroom positioned at the end of the kitchen. Our clients wished to re-model the flat to improve the layout and maximise the value. On visiting the property we discovered the old staircase to the basement […]

Contemporary Extension to Victorian Semi-Detached

May 12, 2021 / By admin

As with many of these Victorian properties, the kitchen was a narrow, dark room with limited space, which, when the properties were built was solely used for kitchen purposes, bathing in front of the range every Sunday and never, ever, for entertaining guests. These days, however, the kitchen is the beating heart of the home […]

Tivoli Street Conversion

February 28, 2021 / By admin

Our client approached RRA to assess the property with a view to conversion. The building, although originally three tiny houses, had spent much of it's existance as two properties - number 53 was a shop with living quarters and number 54 was a residential house. We  prepared a provisional scheme, so when the building was [...]

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 […]

Dutch Barn, near Hereford

May 25, 2020 / By admin

Often overlooked, Dutch Barns were mainly built during the depression when resources were scarce. Consequently, they have been undervalued and often demolished or left to rot. It is only in recent years that architects and designers have managed to get local authorities to recognise these structures as worthy of conversion and part of the British agricultural heritage.

Vespers

March 3, 2020 / By admin

Contemporary new build home in Cheltenham. Built using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) for fast, energy-efficient construction on a plot with restricted access. Whilst the design is sustainable and low maintenance, it still manages to sparkle with wow factor.

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 […]

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 […]