News

2017

May

1. RSA win its largest project at Prince Maurice Road, Plymouth

RSA have won a £10 Million scheme comprising 89 no. residential units and supporting community buildings in Plymouth. We are working with G2 Housing Group and Plymouth City Council.

The team are busy working up the scheme for Planning submission schedule for late summer 2017     The team are busy working up the scheme for Planning submission schedule for late summer 2017  

2. Starcross residential project submitted for Planning

We have submitted a new build 4-bedroom house at Starcross outside Exeter. The contemporary house is located within a flood plain site and has been designed to exploit views of the exe estuary.

April

1. Slowpool continues well on site

Our Slowpool refurbishment project and new Coachhouse located outside Honiton in Ease Devon continues well on site.

2. Lympstone Manor Opening Party

Micheal Caines and his team host a celebratory party to launch Lympstone Manor Hotel and restaurant. This marks a wonderful conclusion to 3yrs of our work in providing lead consultant, Architectural, Landscape design and CDM-C to a 5.5 million landmark project.

3. Orchard Lea completes on site

Our new build 4-bedroom house in Buckfast, Devon completes on site. A contemporary house with a limited budget, delivered with ultimate efficiency with sustainablity at the core of its design ethos.

4. Oak Tree Park wins Planning Approval

Our residential extension project at Oak Tree Park in Plymouth wins Planning approval. Our commision is extended into detailed design and building regulations duties.

March

1. RSA present Totnes Tennis Club proposals to Committee

RSA are committed to providing architectural design services to Totnes Tennis Club. Our design proposals are presented to the committee at the annual AGM and were positively received.
This community based project offers a fantastic facility to the various users of the Borough Park including children’s groups, the Rugby club and others.

2. Leigh House Submitted for Planning

Located on the outskirts of Chagford, near Gidlegh Park hotel, our proposals for an extension to leigh House are submitted to Dartmoor National Park.

3. Darnells starts on site

A soft strip start is made at Darnell’s accountancy offices in Newton Abbot. Our proposals involve extensive refurbishment and environmental improvements to the redundant Grade II listed building next to Tuckers Maltings.

February

1. Endsleigh starts on site

Located 10 miles outside of Plymouth next to Endsleigh Garden Centre, our scheme for a new veterinary practice, Gun room and Owens coffee headquarters starts on site!

2. Little Cottage wins planning consent

Our scheme for a extensive remodelling and refurbishment for a 3 bedroom residential property on the outskirts of Bovey Tracey wins planning approval.

3. Peak aboo wins planning consent

Our scheme for a glazed timber framed extension to a holiday let property in Sidmouth wins Planning approval. The design exploits dramatic view of the sea and into the woodland context.

4. Slowpool wins Planning approval

Our scheme for a new build residential outhouse with garage accommodation in the wooded area on the outskirts of Honiton wins planning approval.

5. Leigh House submitted for Planning

Leigh house extension proposals are submitted to DNP for planning approval. The scheme provides additional kitchen accommodation with visual and physical link to the sites wonderfully managed gardens

January

1. Christina Park wins Planning Consent

Thanks to South Hams Planning Authority! despite some neighbourly resistance, our scheme for an environmentally driven design for a new house at Christina Park wins Planning approval. The scheme was presented at committee meeting and its approval will hopefully prompt much needed redevelopment of a rundown set of garages and scrubland with much needed family housing.

2016 

December

1. Lympstone enters fit out stage

Much of the hotel and restaurant construction has been completed and the project enters the fit out stage. All hands-on deck with over 50 men on site focused on completing this challenging £5M project.

2. Lympstone wins best new Sunday Hotel award 2016

We are delighted to confirm that Lympstone Manor has won the Sunday Times award for best new hotel!

November

1. The Dell wins Planning consent

Our Grade II listed building project at the Dell in Ashburton wins Listed Building / Planning Approval.
Technical design progresses at pace!

2. Blissmoor receives Planning consent

Located in the heart of deepest Dartmoor, our refurbishment and extension of an old mining captain’s cottage achieves Planning consent.
We have worked constructively with Dartmoor National Park to arrive at an agreeable creative solution to meet the new lifestyle requirements of our client.

3. Robin Willis born!

Huge congratulations to Adam and his family following the safe arrival of their second boy!

October

1. Lympstone nears completion on site.

Lympstone Manor Construction continues at pace!

Completed elements include the maintenance building, Staff operations building and staff accommodation.

September

1. Darnell’s submitted for Listed Building consent

RSA have worked with Darnell’s accountancy and Alliance Build Company to develop proposals to refurbish their offices in Newton Abbot.
Listed Building Application is submitted to Teignbridge Planning Authority.

2. RSA engaged to design cost efficiencies to new build house at Furze Park.

Working with London based Interior Designer John Minshaw, we are commissioned to work up value engineering options for a new build house on the outskirts of Lowe in Cornwall. The new build house is located in a wonderful site with elevated views to the sea.

3. Kings College Arts Building in Taunton completed

Following our competition win in October 2015, we are delighted to announce the new Arts building at Kings college is completed. The staff and student are enjoying their new learning environment. The building was officially opened by local artist Michael Brennand-Wood, and is to be known as the ‘Silvermead Studio’.

August

1. Kings College Taunton nears completion on site

Our new build arts building nears completion on site. We are enjoying working with Qube Construction.

2. RSA commissioned to design new Quaker building Torquay,

As an exciting development with the completion of Ashburton Quaker Building, RSA have been commissioned by The Local Quaker Group to design 2 new Quaker meeting houses in Torquay and Totnes.

We are delighted for our work to be positively received and our ongoing relationship to develop with the Devon Quaker community

July

1. Ongoing work discharging Planning Conditions on Lympstone Manor hotel and restaurant.

We are busy responding to Contractor enquires, visiting site and providing creative solutions to challenging construction issues on the Grade II listed Lympstone manor project. Our work continues in working with EDDC in clearing planning Conditions.

2. Alex Wightman joins RSA

We are delighted to confirm our employment of Alex Wightman. A talented and creatively driven talent who has a passion for natural materials and their use in buildings.

June

1. Lewis Brown Joins RSA

As our workload expands, we are delighted to confirm our employment of Lewis Brown. Lewis is halfway through his Architectural training at UWE.

2. Retallick Proposals

RSA submit design proposals for the redevelopment of Retallick Holiday Park in Cornwall. Our designs involve the remodelling of the restaurant and bar spaces and general improvements of the servicing and movement / wayfinding of the building.

May

1. Construction of Orchard Lea continues well on site

Our new build house on Grange Road, Buckfast is progressing well. On time and on budget.

2. Eric Huxley Sawers born – 22.05.17.

Our youngest member of the team! Eric was born at a stout weight of 8Ib. 9oz. He will on the drawing boards in no time.

April

1. Sea Mist, Treggurian completes on site.

A fantastic conclusion to our project at Sea Mist, Treggurian for Watergate Bay Hotel.
The building is completed and has been received well by the client, Will Ashworth and the local neighbours are delighted with the finished building.

March

1. Lympstone Manor production information in full flow

The office is underway with detailed design and working with the supply chain and other design team members in the refurbishment and extension of the Grade II listed building within its 28 acre site.

February

1. Lympstone Manor wins Listed Building consent with immediate start on site

Lympstone Manor is awarded Listed Building consent and Planning approval for the remodelling and extension to the 21-bedroom hotel and restaurant.
The project involves extension landscape improvements and additional accommodation includes a Maintenance building, staff operations building and staff accommodation.

2. Adam Willis joins the team at RSA

We are pleased to confirm the arrival of our new employee Adam Willis. Adam will be primarily working on Lympstone Manor where his experience as a site based joiner will prove valuable in assisting the construction team with the project.

January

 1. RSA wins commission by Darnell’s Accountancy.

RSA have won an exciting new commission to remodel the currently redundant offices at Darnell’s accountancy offices next to Tuckers Malting Brewery in Newton Abbot.

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September

1. Our new project at South Woodland Farm at Endsligh, Plymouth includes a new build Veterinary surgey, Gunroom, Owens coffee headquarters and new office building has been submitted to South hams Council for Planning consent.

  

- The new office looking great...

July

May

RSA relocates to new offices in Totnes, this week we finally move in to our newly renovated, almost finished premises in Dartmouth Close, The Plains. After an extensive redesign this beautiful two story Georgian Building is looking better than ever.

April

March

January

Great to see our application for Michael Caines new hotel and restaurant in Lympstone in planning! http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Michael-Caines-reveals-plans-new-multimillion/story-25533594-detail/story.html

2014

September

15.09.14 - Coombe Pafford Wildlife Cafe Completed

A great building, definitely worth a visit

     

10.09.14 -The Hamiltons -  New Planning Application

RSA submit a planning application for a new modern family room extension to 26 The Hamiltons in Shaldon. The Alpine chalet has grown a wing! Lovely views up there....!

01.09.14 - Hoegate House On-Site

Our new 30 flat scheme at Hoegate House in the Barbican in Plymouth has started on site with DNA construction. Asbestos has been cleared, (impressively managed by Kovia), piling is complete and the pressure is on...Onwards and upwards.

August

18.08.14 - Planning for Roborough House

RSA has secured planning approval for Roborough House in Ashburton. A delightful contemporary extension to a Grade 2 Listed residential property.

01.08.14 - New Architect Joins the Team

Christian Allen has joined the RSA team this August

July

June

01.06.14 - New Build Submitted for Planning Approval

Sea Mist.

     

May

April

March

February

03.03.14 - New build House

Client currently reviewing our proposals for a new passive house in the rolling hills of Chagford... a stern interegation from the Dartmoor National Park awaits....

       

14.02.14 - Valentines day progress

   

Romance was in the air this valentines day when RSA submitted a detailed planning application for the a new build low-energy 7 classroom primary school in Hay Common in Launceston. This new school building forms part of a 330 house development with Taylor Wimpey. 

10.02.14 - Luxury Health Spa commission for RSA

They know how to relax down there in Torquay! RSA are pleased to confirm the commission of a new Health Spa, fitness centre, swimming pool and a relaxing hot tub for that pool party.....

January

17.01.14 - Full steam ahead for Hoegate House!

RSA submit a full planning application for 30 no. flats at Hoegate Street in Plymouth. A fully sustainable re-furb of the redundant DSS offices. The team includes Airey and Coles, G2 Developments, Randall and Simmons, Chapter One Housing Association and Plymouth City Council.

15.01.14 - More education work for RSA

We are pleased to confirm we have been selected to design the new sixth form building for Coombe Pafford Academy in Torquay.

14.01.14 - Wildlife Cafe, Combe Pafford - Planning Approved!!

RSA are delighted to announce that our new public wildlife cafe at Combe Pafford primary school has been approved by Torbay Planning Authority. The project is up and running on site. Fancy a look at the pythons and tarantulas with your frappachino?

2013

December 

12.12.13 - The team grows

December brings a welcome addition to the RSA team. Hannah has joined as head of the marketing department, her creativity along with her other unique skills will bring a fresh look for 2014

2012

2011

2010

4th January 2010

RSA submit Planning Application for temporary office accommodation at Casper John Hall, Dartmouth Naval College in Devon.

20th January 2010

RSA commissioned to re-design rifle range building at Royal Naval Dartmouth College, Devon.

6th February 2010

RSA selected to carry out detailed design and production information drawings for £0.5M new build modern house in Shaldon, Devon.

19th and 20th February 2010

RSA present proposals for new Village Hall in Shaldon at Public Consultation event at Victoria Hall, Shaldon.

2009

16th June 2009

Contractor interviews held for redevelopment and extension works to No.1 Gidleigh Park, Chagford.

26th September 2009

RSA opens new office in Ashburton Devon.

15th October 2009

RSA have been commissioned to undertake feasibility study to redevelop Grace Church in Hertfordshire. Redevelopment options include residential, office, retail and investigating viable cultural uses.

1st October 2009

RSA selected as Architect for the Torbay Enterprise Centre, a £1.5Million social project offering facilities for the disadvantaged community of Torbay. The project is to be partially built by the Homeless com munity.

30th November 2009

RSA commissioned to carry out redevelopment proposals for internal facilities within Royal Dartmouth Naval College in Devon.