The Future Innovation Group's two day Hackathon was a huge success! Read more here... https://t.co/6xVkQepjo7 #hackathon #futureinnovationgroup #youngconstructionleaders https://t.co/sjdEWq7xHS
Thank you to all who attended our RCA Annual Summer Drinks 2022 this week! https://t.co/ppaqfzf0I1 https://t.co/DTJYY23Ike
As ever the RCA team are doing our bit to 'Reduce, Reuse and Recycle' and even more so today for #WorldRefillDay https://t.co/z5Em1ZhogM
We are delighted to be working with @SmithNephewPLC on their new world class manufacturing facility. Read more here https://t.co/Nc0FciRTL6 https://t.co/Zu3xcaXRa1
If you would love to be part of the Race Cottam team, please get in touch here... https://t.co/Rv3avB0TI3 https://t.co/q7daS72xrW
Following the completion of CAPA college, Wakefield, Project Architect Mark Eden reflects on the flagship project for the @educationgovuk with @morgansindallc https://t.co/vX3GjVmxM0
Fantastic to see our Healthcare Lead Paul Foster featured in @fcamagazine https://t.co/0Weh1AaZtl
Our sustainability leads Chris Halligan and Lilly Ingleby had a great time co-hosting, with Lucy Pedler, the Green Register’s online seminar on Sustainable materials and Life Cycle Analysis. Our research shows just how difficult it is to use something truly eco-friendly! https://t.co/fUv7CvorZB
We are Hiring!
Jun 22: We are looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our growing team in Sheffield. We are currently recruiting for: Project Architect Senior Architectural Technologist Please submit your CV and portfolio to email@example.com We look forward to hearing from you!
Two Day Hackathon Encourages Young Construction Leaders
Aug 22: With statistics showing the construction sector struggles to attract and retain people in the early stages of their career, a steering group of young professionals has been established to try and identify the reasons for this, and how collectively the industry can make construction careers more diverse and appealing. ...
Welcome Chris and Ellis!
Jul 22: A huge welcome to Chris Parke and Ellis Simpkin who have recently joined the Race Cottam team. Both Chris and Ellis are Architectural Technologists having just graduated from Sheffield Hallam University. We are so pleased to have them on board and look forward to seeing their careers...
Approval For £2m Medical Centre in Waverley
Jun 22: Planning permission has been granted to construct a £2m medical centre in the expanding neighbourhood of Waverley, Rotherham. The newly approved health centre is expected to serve up to 6,000 residents at Olive Lane, which is currently being developed by land and property regeneration specialists, Harworth Estates. Our design...
RCA Summer Drinks 2022
Jun 22: On Tuesday evening we hosted our annual RCA Summer Drinks event at Tamper Coffee in Sheffield. Despite rail strikes, we were delighted to see so many of our valued friends and colleagues attend to catch up with the RCA team. We were fortunate to enjoy a fantastic summers evening, and...
RCA Team Begins Work on new World Class Facility for Smith+Nephew
Jun 22: We are delighted to be working with Smith+Nephew on a new world class R&D and manufacturing facility for Advanced Wound Management to be located in East Yorkshire. The global medical technology business is set to create advanced laboratories and flexible office environments to support...
Flagship Performing Arts College Completed in Wakefield
May 22: CAPA College, the specialist performing arts college we designed in Wakefield, has been completed. Occupying a prominent position on one of the city centre’s main gateways, CAPA College is a DfE funded project to create an exemplary new facility for 16–19-year-olds with serious ambitions for...
Paul Foster in Profile
May 22: We are really pleased to see our Healthcare Lead and Associate Director Paul Foster featured in a detailed interview in Future Constructor and Architect Magazine discussing his current porfolio, his inspiration and advice for aspiring architects. Read the article here.
Earth Day 2022
Apr 22: Sustainability is a priority at Race Cottam Associates. We are upskilling our team in all aspects of how to design a more sustainable environment, and we’re adopting and welcoming all tools to help us achieve this. Working towards the much needed industry wide net zero target, we now...
Mental Health First Aid Practice
Apr 22: We are really pleased to have our first qualified Mental Health First Aider at Race Cottam. Director's PA Jen Foulds completed the 2 day MHFA training course, which has equipped her with valuable skills to support our team's wellbeing. Other members of the RCA team...
On Campus Refurb at the University of York
Apr 22: One of our latest commissions is acting as lead designer on an extensive refurbishment to student accommodation at the University of York. Working collaboratively with project managers, Rider Levett Bucknall and M&E consultants, Couch Perry Wilkes, we’re devising a programme to transform 12 multi-storey blocks at...
Global Technology Centre Headquarters Starts on Site
Mar 22: We are delighted to see works begin on site at AESSEAL's Global Technology Centre Headquarters in Rotherham. The building strives to minimise its energy requirements through sustainable design and construction. As a project team we are targeting beyond the required BREEAM ‘Very Good’...
Energy from Waste 2022: Conference Report
Mar 22: Over 350 people from across the world attended the annual Energy from Waste (EfW) conference in London earlier this month. Our MD, David Speddings reports on the key discussion points and the industry’s perspective on future development in this sector… “As you might expect, the biggest...
In Conversation: David Speddings on Energy from Waste
Mar 22: Ahead of this week’s Energy from Waste Conference in London, we spoke to MD, David Speddings about the sector, debunking some of the common myths, and what he expects some of the key discussion points to be… In a nutshell, what are Energy from Waste (EfW)...
Certified Passivhaus Designers
Feb 22: We are delighted to have seen Director Pauline Lake and Project Architect Lilly Ingleby recently become certified Passivhaus Designers. They both began the course in Autumn 2021 and have now received their qualifications. With sustainability extremely high on our agenda and across the industry, we are looking...
Presentations at The Sheffield College
Dec 21: Following on from a talk by Senior Architectural Technologist Chris Halligan last month, our Directors Laurie and Pauline gave two presentations to students at the Kier Construction Academy at The Sheffield College. The focus this time was on communication, and the exciting and varied roles within architecture. ...
Developing Leaders Event with Wilmott Dixon
Nov 21: We thoroughly enjoyed attending this year's 'Developing Leaders' event from Willmott Dixon. This year it was held at the ever inspiring Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester. Some Manchester. A day of fun and informative talks about business, as well as quality networking with leaders...
A promotion for Paul Foster
Aug 21: It is with great pleasure that we announce Paul Foster’s promotion to Associate Director. Paul joined Race Cottam Associates Limited in 2008 as a qualified Architect and progressed to Associate in 2018. He has since become the practice’s Healthcare Lead, working as Project...
A silver for RCA Rowers!
Jul 21: July saw a team of 8 members of RCA taking part in a business rowing race with City of Sheffield Rowing club. The training and race took place on the beautiful Damflask reservoir, which is situated between Loxley and Low Bradfield. We were so...
New Arrival in the Cottam Family!
May 21: Huge congratulations to Laurie on the arrival of his daughter Flora! Also to Dave Cottam on his first Grandchild. We are over the moon for Laurie and Alice and wish them a happy and healthy future together as a family.