Monthly Archives: October 2021

A Grade II Listed, ashlar stone facade; one of a pair of listed buildings of this period in Cheltenham's conservation area.

Failing Facade

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 client of ours, the intention is to make the building safe whilst retaining the heritage of the Grade II Listing. Following this, a general refurbishment

All fits and working well - and breathe.

Glazing Up

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 – and generally signifies the ‘home run’ to nearing completion. Once the building is secure and watertight the finishing touches can commence.   The lorry craning the glazing

Bristol Marble & Granite have a large selection of pieces to choose from.

Marvelous Marble

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 & Granite with one of our clients to choose a piece of marble for their home, was an ideal way to select exactly the

Killer, Karaoke and Kayaking at Center Parcs

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 chance. The moon shining down on the first night of the RRA 2021 trip to Center Parcs, Longleat, Warminster. It was a challenge to find dates that