Yes Team RCA are a tad too smart to fall for our #aprilfools new 'Orange Workwear Policy' email this morning! #teamrca #teamorange Happy Easter everyone from all at Race Cottam Associates #HappyEaster https://t.co/8RyhgsqZju
Delighted to have become members of the @PassivhausTrust; a key step in our continued commitment to explore sustainable design solutions across our portfolio of work. https://t.co/I85px0as8T
Maccreanor Lavington completes timber refectory for Roehampton school https://t.co/JVByn75YaC
We're Hiring! We are looking for a Senior Technical Architect / Senior Architectural Technologist to join our team. The role could be based in Sheffield or London. https://t.co/Rv3avB0TI3 https://t.co/z3ZUGNj1Oi
Fantastic to be working on this landmark project https://t.co/uIcX7cSzdi
This integrated model of residential and educational provision is a new and interesting approach to community development @East_Riding https://t.co/J0OY5WKm4u
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.
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...
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...
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...
Jun 19: We are really proud to have completed Astrea Academy in Sheffield. This project has been very close to us all, being within less than a mile of our office. It has been almost 3 years since we started this project, and we are thrilled with the scheme, which sits on a...
Health Centre going ‘all-white’!
Apr 19: Whitehouse Health Centre in Milton Keynes is progressing at a pace, with all the steelwork, decking, flooring complete, with works starting on the roof. On programme to complete Spring 2020. The building, currently located in a field, will form a major part of the Western expansion plan High Street.
Jul 18: After 25 years in the St Vincent's quarter in Sheffield, we have moved to a central city centre location on East Parade, adjacent to the Cathedral. Our new offices, located on the 3rd floor at 1 East Parade provide us with better connectivity for clients and consultants and a flexible working...
Allerton Waste Recovery Park Shortlisted For ICE Award
Mar 18: Awards are made for civil engineering projects with a regional dimension in recognition of achievement, excellence or innovation in civil engineering. Projects are judged on their value and impact on society, sustainability, health safety and welfare, quality of design, innovation and best practice, difficulty and response, collaboration and excellence...