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CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy); Will It Affect You?

If you are planning a development or thinking about extending your home (extensions over 100m2 ) you  want to act quickly. Gloucestershires local authorities ( including Cheltenham Borough Council, Gloucester City Council & Tewkesbury Borough Council are implementing CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy)). This charging schedule from early 2019 with a fixed date is yet to be confirmed. Cotswold District Council who adopted their new local plan on the 3rd August have confirmed that CIL will be payable on qualifying development from the 1st April 2019. CIL is

RRA wins award for Pittville Gates restoration project

Historic England (formerly English Heritage) has awarded a commendation in the Angel Awards to the Friends of Pittville for the project to restore Pittville Gates, carried out by RRA and the contractor AMPM. The gates have been successfully rescued due to the tremendous time, effort and determination of the Friends. Historic England annually organise an Award scheme known as the Angel Awards for successfully completed restoration projects of historic buildings or historic sites. Cheltenham Borough Council nominated the restoration

Mixed Use Residential Development – Canning Town

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 conditions, and to produce construction information, for the design and build contractor. The development promotes increased potential to improve the quality of the built environment, as well as