We are hosting a @macmillancancer coffee morning today at the RCA Sheffield studio and the team have made a sterling effort from Marmite cake to spiced pumpkin muffins and a plum and almond tart to name a few! #bakeoff #MacmillanCoffeeMorning #teamRCA https://t.co/jtMTSrE3Hc
Delighted to see conservation efforts at one of our previous Industrial projects @AESSEALplc global headquarters in Rotherham, we are currently working on the fifth phase and expansion of their premises to facilitate continued growth of the business. #conservation https://t.co/cUvpsvWcnm
We are really proud to be delivering the @archerproject refurbishment and reconfiguration. The homelessness charity and support service is based at @sheffcath and is currently showcasing 'To the Gate and Back', a photography exhibition by photographer @Mark_iD8 Mark Harvey https://t.co/cS6ojDfJvq
It’s great to see a lot of hard work and dedication of the entire team involved in the CAPA college project starting to take shape @morgansindall @educationgovuk @AdeptCSCE @HE_Barnes #educationarchitecture https://t.co/PVMyNEwatx
Great to see progress on St Anne's specialist school and supported housing provision in Hessle with @Tilbury_douglas for @East_Riding due for completion in January 2022. Read more here https://t.co/yVBgFA1PXt https://t.co/tdY3H37YAJ
A sloping site is always a challenge, but we do enjoy a challenge! @educationgovuk St John's School, Kidsgrove with @EQUANS_Official #educationarchitecture https://t.co/NhXJspVOaK
Great to see steelwork going up on Phase 2 of St John's school in Kidsgrove. Another @educationgovuk project with @EQUANS_Official #educationarchitecture #educationexpertise https://t.co/h6WC7UOJWN
It is with great pleasure that we announce Paul Foster’s promotion to Associate Director. Paul joined Race Cottam Associates in 2008 as a qualified Architect and progressed to Associate in 2018. He has since become the practice’s Healthcare Lead. Congratulations Paul! https://t.co/lmWP4jGyM7
Excellent progress on site in Walsall by @Tilbury_douglas, creating an improved learning environment at @LadderSchool for @educationgovuk. Modern classroom facilities will provide the best possible experience for new and existing students #educationproject #educationarchitects https://t.co/hlHAOmgbtr
Unanimous Approval for Peak District Health Centre
Apr 21: Peak District National Park Authority have given unanimous planning consent for our Bakewell health centre. This marks a huge milestone for the project and we are thrilled to be part of a fantastic team delivering this new facility. The new health centre will be a multipurpose accessible building to...
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.
Passivhaus Trust Membership
Mar 21: We are delighted to have recently become members of the Passivhaus Trust. This is a key step in our continued commitment to explore sustainable design solutions across our portfolio of work, building on our current work with the DfE as Technical Design Advisor for Passivhaus School design.
Hessle Extra Care and Specialist School
Feb 21: Race Cottam have been appointed along side Interserve Construction to deliver a new extracare supported housing scheme and specialist school in Hessle, for East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Extensive consultation has taken place throughout the design process to fully understand the user needs of both facilities, informing the detailed design...
Expansion Plans for Local Charity
Jan 21: We are delighted to have been appointed by Cathedral Archer Project to develop proposals for the refurbishment and replanning of the centre, which provides holistic support services to homeless people. Race Cottam Associates have a long standing relationship with the charity which provides an extremely valuable resource to our city...
Bakewell Health Centre Public Consultation
Dec 20: The online public consultation was held yesterday for our Bakewell Health Centre designs for the Derbyshire Community Health NHS Trust and East Midlands Ambulance Service. Working with P&DG Planning and Design group there was an online exhibition and Q & A, where we welcomed feedback...
Astrea Academy Shortlisted for Planning Excellence Award
Nov 20: Fantastic news to have our education project Astrea Academy, Sheffield shortlisted for the 2020 Yorkshire Planning Excellence Awards. The annual awards champion the very best examples of planning in Yorkshire, and the positive impact planning has on users of the scheme and the local community.
Planning Secured for Hull Royal Infirmary 3 Storey Extension
Nov 20: We are thrilled to have secured planning permission for a 3 storey extension at Hull Royal Infirmary. The scheme will form a new main entrance with food and retail outlets, chapel/faith accommodation and paediatric services with parental accommodation.
Planning Permission Granted for Two New Schools in Walsall Town Centre
Nov 20: Unanimous planning consent has been granted at committee for two new school buildings in Walsall town centre. Design development of The Ladder school; an alternative provision free school for 11 to 16 year olds, focused on the layout of the buildings and was informed by the social and behavioural needs...
World Class Resource Recovery Facility
Oct 20: We are thrilled to have been appointed as part of the Waterman Group and Taylor Woodrow team to deliver the EcoPark South phase of the North London Waste Authority's (NLWA) plan for a £1.2bn sustainable waste management hub at Edmonton. This flagship scheme for ...
New Main Entrance to Royal Hull Infirmary
Jul 20: We are delighted to have submitted the planning application for the New Main Entrance to Hull Royal Infirmary. This three storey extension forms the new main entrance to the hospital, accommodating a new public area, retail, faith accommodation, restaurant, paediatric services and parental accommodation. The new extension draws inspiration...
Planning Permission Granted for Housing Development
Jun 20: We are delighted that plans for the change of use of a former school building dating back to 1854 into 4 apartments on the grounds of Mount. St Mary's College, Spinkhill, Sheffield have been approved. The scheme also involves the creation of 4 new build houses to the rear of...
Astrea Academy Shortlisted for RICS Social Impact Award
Apr 20: We are delighted that Astrea Academy has been nominated for a RICS Social Impact Award. At Race Cottam we are passionate about adding social value through our projects. The work we do and the impact this has, not only on the end user but the local community...
Mar 20: Race Cottam Associates are doing everything possible to take responsibility for the safety of our Employees, Clients, business partners and their families in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 virus further. We will be taking measures to limit the amount of contact across our client base to reduce the...
A New Home for Paces
Mar 20: We are thrilled to announce the exciting work we have been doing with PACES in designing a new National Centre for Conductive Education. Based in Sheffield, PACES is an inspirational Charity & School supporting children and adults living with Cerebral Palsy and motor disorders. We have been working closely with...
Interior Design Finalists!
Nov 19: We have everything crossed for the much anticipated results of the Northern Design Awards 2019! Race Cottam are finalists in the best 'Interior Design Project' for our Sheffield Studio. The city centre studio was completed in Summer 2018 and designed by our Interior and Architectural Designer Amy Paget. ...
Sep 19: We are remembering our dear colleague Mark Copley this week on the first anniversary of his death. Mark was such a central part of Race Cottam and we still miss him. We are looking forward to his memorial bike ride on the 26th September in the Peak District. Places are...
The Axis Academy Receives Planning!
Aug 19: We are really pleased to announce that our SEN School, The Axis Academy in Crewe, has received a unanimous approval at planning committee! "Fabulous development on an absolutely appropriate site" - local councillor. "In planning terms, it’s spot on" - local...