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Decline in River Wye’s Condition

June 24, 2023 / By rachel

Decline in River Wye’s Condition Influences Planning and Construction Industry After the ban on new developments in the River Lugg catchment area because of the high phosphate levels in the water, recent reports regarding the condition of the River Wye have raised concerns within the planning department and the construction industry. The official status of […]

Beautiful Barns

May 17, 2021 / By admin

Working with planning consultants, Tompkins Thomas Planning, the intention is to convert and rejuvenate these beautiful, but redundant, old barns into a mixture of commercial units and workshops. With plenty of existing features and weathered materials, this building is full of interesting inspiration and unique spaces for us to work with and enhance.¬† Planning is […]

Throw & Grow

April 29, 2021 / By admin

Our #ThrowAndGrow competition details ūüźĚ 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. […]

Up To Par

December 18, 2020 / By admin

One of Herefordshire‚Äôs best known and oldest golf clubs, established in 1896, was recently sold to new owners. RRA architects was appointed to carry out a feasibility study of how the tired club house could be remodelled and refurbished to provide up to date facilities, improve the flow of the building and maximise the commercial […]

How To Convert A Dutch Barn

May 25, 2020 / By admin

Over the last 10 years, architects and designers have demonstrated the value of the Dutch Barn and, as a result, ¬†local authorities have begun to increasingly recognise the steel-framed Dutch Barns as part of the heritage and chronology of the British landscape. Originally constructed during the depression when materials and budgets were scarce, they were […]

Holiday Homes Get Approval

November 27, 2018 / By admin

RRA¬† Customers Receive Planning Permission For Holiday Homes “We commissioned RRA to work on our project and design for us a scheme which would be sympathetic to the local Heritage. Alex Whibley and Alex Jones were exceptionally professional in their approach, efficient and responsive to the complexities of the planning rules and we were delighted […]

Planning approved in open countryside for earth sheltered eco-house

June 9, 2018 / By admin

  This will be the first earth sheltered home, not only located adjacent to an area of outstanding beauty, but located within a wider parkland setting of a landscape designed by Repton. RRA has secured planning permission for a groundbreaking eco-house to be built within the boundaries of the wider parkland setting of a Repton […]

Sustainable House in Open Countryside

May 13, 2018 / By admin

This sustainable house is located within a redundant quarry in rural Herefordshire.¬† , which is another example of how planning permission can be unlocked when you pick the right professional to deliver the project. This is best summed up by our Client, who writes: “Many thanks for taking on our pipe-dream and making it a […]

Dutch Barn conversion planning approved

October 25, 2015 / By admin

UPDATE: Find out more on recent changes to planning regulations for permitted development for barn conversions.   RRA has secured another ‘open countryside’ planning permission, for a Dutch Barn, located in the parish of Kimbolton. The approved application is a good example of how planning permission can be obtained, within a rural location, especially when […]