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Top Tips For Improving Your Work Space

February 27, 2022 / By admin

Working from home became quite ‘the thing’ over the past couple of years due to the pandemic. From initially being an alien concept for a large proportion of the population, the video meeting setup and home office environment has become ‘the norm’ at an impressive pace – mainly because we had no other choice. Since […]

Waggon and Horses Pass The Finishing Post

October 29, 2021 / By admin

Our Waggon and Horses project has reached practical completion and, as a Thank You to the team and to show the scheme to prospective tenants, our client, CDMC Properties, held an Open House event at the project. The Inn dates back to the late 19th/early 20th Century, although it appears older as it was built […]

Failing Facade

October 21, 2021 / By admin

RRA has been appointed to work on a Grade II Listed terraced building in Cheltenham’s central conservation area. Dating from the 1830s, the house is one of a pair of listed properties. Unfortunately, significant issues have compromised the integrity of the structure and specialist input is required to stabilise the house. Working with a regular […]

Glazing Up

October 20, 2021 / By admin

Introducing our second project in two months with high end glazing packages being installed.  It is an exciting time for any project to see all the windows and doors being fitted. Exciting, but also a ‘hold your breath’ critical moment as this is the point at which the envelope of the building is enclosed – […]

Marvelous Marble

October 6, 2021 / By admin

Choosing the finish for any project is important and can be more difficult when working with natural materials rather than manmade, due to the natural variation which can differ significantly even across a single piece. Often we are working from small samples showing only a fraction of the desired material. So, to visit Bristol Marble […]

Killer, Karaoke and Kayaking at Center Parcs

October 1, 2021 / By admin

The Covid pandemic meant RRA, just like almost all companies in the UK – and across the world – could not have a 2020 Christmas Party. So, when MD, Mark Powles, suggested a RRA company trip to Center Parcs in 2021 to make up for missing our much loved Christmas ‘do’, we jumped at the […]

Fresh For 2021

August 30, 2021 / By admin

Thank you to all our clients, friends and consultants who popped along to say “Hello” to us at the Fresh: Art Fair at Cheltenham Racecourse. We are delighted to report that the event was hugely successful, beating the previous record for sales – great news for all involved.   We are even more delighted to […]

Living With Art

August 5, 2021 / By admin

Displaying a prized painting can be an art form in itself. So, if you are not sure where to hang your Hockney or display your Dalí we have some helpful tips. A Single Large Piece … of artwork can look stunning. Traditional positioning would be centred above the fireplace, a sofa or a bed. This […]

Throw & Grow

April 29, 2021 / By admin

Our #ThrowAndGrow competition details 🐝 This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Lucy Rathbone Thank you to everyone who posted or emailed images for our Throw & Grow competition, we loved seeing all the great shots of bees and butterflies. Even after some considerable deliberation we still had a not very short, shortlist. […]

Regency Villa

April 18, 2021 / By admin

In the heart of Cheltenham, what was once a beautiful Regency Villa, had been unsympathetically altered for use as a care home over many decades. The unloved property was purchased by our client last year and RRA was given the brief to restore the building to its former glory whilst also bringing it into the […]