Housing

Stirling prize 2019 winner, Goldsmith Street, by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley.

A Modest Masterpiece

It seems entirely appropriate that the Stirling Prize goes to a Council House scheme on the one hundred year anniversary of the Addison Act of 1919, which paved the way for the mass construction of social housing. Appropriate also in the current social climate of environmental concerns. It was a double celebration for the architects, Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley, as the scheme also won the Neave Brown Award for Housing 2019 on the same evening. Conceived for an Architectural Competition 11 years

Call for Housing Land – Herefordshire SHLAA

  Herefordshire Council calls for landowners who may have sites for possible future housing development The Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) is one of a number of evidence based and supporting studies produced or commissioned by local councils to inform the preparation of the new planning policy relating to housing delivery. Local Plans set out the planning policies to guide development in local areas and define the use of the land in a district, usually over a 15 to 20 year

Housing Development continues award winning strategy

Continuing our longstanding relationship with Freeman Homes, in 2015 RRA helped to secure planning for an exciting contemporary housing development in the village of Llangrove, a development which is now well into its construction phase. Following on closely from our recently completed ‘What House?’ design award winning scheme in Ross on Wye, ‘The Close’ utilises the successful housing type developed for the Ross scheme and remodels the well-planned living spaces and simple palette of materials within this rural context,

38 Houses Approved – Sustainable Design

“It is important to prepare good accurate visual information in order to support development and to bring members of the public on board” Said the RRA Hereford project team working on this project. “Currently there is a presumption in favour of sustainable housing development in Herefordshire and now is the time to consider sites for housing development, particularly as there is a delay to conclusion of the core-strategy and many neighbourhood plans are not yet formally adopted.” Approved by