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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 […]

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 […]

Clearly Here To Stay

March 28, 2021 / By admin

Go back a century, or so, and glass was reserved just for windows to let light into a home – along with draughts and, on very cold days, even a layer of ice on the inside. A revolution began with double glazing. Invented in the USA in the 1930s, this only become widely available in […]

Contemporary Cotswolds

March 20, 2021 / By admin

Last month saw work begin on remodelling this large detached home in Gloucestershire with contractors am/pm247. Whilst already a lovely family home, RRA was appointed to reconfigure the layout for better circulation through the house, increase the energy efficiency and improve the aesthetics of the elevations. A feature staircase of steel, timber and glass will […]

Cirencester Charm

March 12, 2021 / By admin

Our exciting conversion project in the heart of Cirencester is making great progress on site, in spite of the weather trying to hold us back! The site, formally a derelict pub known as the Waggon and Horses, is being converted into 5 characterful homes all surrounding a beautiful courtyard. As a traditional style Inn the […]

Extending a Victorian Vicarage

March 11, 2021 / By admin

Starting onsite in February was our Cheltenham project featuring the addition of two contemporary side extensions to a large Victorian vicarage. One side extension will house a family gym, whilst the other will contain the new kitchen and dining area. From the kitchen large glazed doors open for a corner-less detail and uninterrupted access to […]

Contemporary Cotswolds Charm

December 13, 2020 / By admin

RRA was delighted to recently receive planning approval from Cotswold District Council for a two storey front and side extension to a contemporary, country residence. We were appointed by our client to improve the circulation of the existing property and enhance the external appearance.  RRA took great time and care to explore many options changing […]

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 […]

Permitted Development Goes Permanent

June 27, 2019 / By admin

Permitted Development Goes Permanent Originally destined to be withdrawn on 30th May 2019 the Permitted Development legislation has, instead, been made permanent. What does this mean for homeowners? In brief the rules are designed to allow greater flexibilty for homeowners wishing to extend their home. So can I build whatever I like? No Whilst more […]

Mixed Use Residential Development – Canning Town

June 11, 2018 / By admin

This mixed use residential development in Canning Town, East London is being located on a former smokery site. RRA helped to unlock planning permission on this challenging site as overlooking and proximity to neighbouring potential development was a planning constraint. We have been producing detail drawings and material specification for the project, to discharge planning […]