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  • RCA advises major Birmingham community group

    RCA Regeneration has been asked to provide advice to ENTA CIC on possible funding opportunities and property issues in relation to its proposed relocation from St. Chads Circus to Aston Science Park. ENTA (Employment Needs Training Agency) is a voluntary sector, not for profit organisation working ...

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  • RCA helps to keep major residential site on track

    RCA Regeneration has been assisting major housebuilder Bellway to keep its scheme at the site of the former Sherwood Colliery in Mansfield Woodhouse firmly on track. Bellway is one of the largest housebuilders in the country with operations spanning the length and breadth of the United ...

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  • RCA draws up plans for new conference facility in West Bromwich

    RCA Regeneration has just secured a commission from a local development consortium to prepare a planning application for a new conferencing and banqueting facility at the former Interserve Buildings on Roebuck Lane, West Bromwich. The proposal, which comprises the redevelopment of former industrial ...

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  • RCA asked to prepare affordable housing scheme

    RCA has been commissioned to prepare a planning application for six affordable homes on a site near Abersoch on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales. The scheme is being promoted by Hen-dy SD, a sustainable development consultancy whose aim is to "adapt the built environment to the latest standards of ...

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  • RCA to submit Retrofit for the Future applications

    RCA Regeneration has been asked by Hen-dy SD to prepare a series of applications to the Technology Strategy Board for its Retrofit for the Future programme. The programme seeks to identify proposals for the installation of energy efficiency measures to existing social houses in order to improve their ...

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  • RCA to seek funding for new skills academy

    RCA Regeneration has been commissioned by Gordon Franks Training (GFT), a successful and longstanding training provider in Birmingham, to prepare and submit an application to the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) for half of the funding towards the development of a new skills academy. The company has ...

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  • RCA to assist Local Authority in Section 106 negotiations

    RCA Regeneration has been engaged by Wychavon District Council to assist in its Section 106 negotiations with developers and applicants in order to ensure that the authority is achieving maximum planning gain in relation to development proposals whilst continuing to encourage ...

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  • RCA to provide planning advice to farmer in Shropshire

    RCA Regeneration has been engaged by a local farmer in North Shropshire to review and resubmit a planning application for residential development in small hamlet in North Shropshire. An application for 12 residential units was previously submitted on the site by Base Architecture and was due to be ...

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  • RCA looking to Kickstart live/work proposals

    RCA Regeneration has been engaged by The Spaceworks Company Limited, a specialist regeneration developer of urban and rural loft schemes, to prepare funding applications to the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) on three sites in Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Wiltshire. The funding to be applied for ...

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  • RCA to Prepare Another Application For Change of Use

    RCA Regeneration has been engaged byJ&J Siddons Ltd to prepare an application for the change of use of anindustrial warehouse building in Wednesbury in the Black Country to a storage and distribution unit. This commission requires RCA to turn around the application in exceptionally quick time in order to meet the client's requirements, ...

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  • RCA win appeal contrary to officer decision

    RCA Regeneration has won an appeal for a 4 bed replacement dwelling in a sensitive landscape area of Monmouthshire. The local authority were being unreasonable in their application of emerging policy and did not properly consider the merits of the application which offered a better siting of the dwelling within the site, providing a much ...

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  • RCA to Assist on Closure of Transforming Telford

    RCA Regeneration has been engaged by Transforming Telford to project manage the closure of Transforming Telford, Telford and Wrekin's economic development agency. The role will require RCA to be seconded jointly by Telford and Wrekin Council and Transforming Telford to oversee the closure of the agency and the transfer of staff back to the ...

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  • RCA to Advise on Affordable Housing Led Scheme

    RCA Regeneration has been commissioned by Wychavon District Council to undertake an assessment of a request by the Rooftop Housing Group to exclude a scheme, for the demolition of 60 residential properties and redevelopment of the site for 161 residential units, in Hampton, Evesham from any planning obligations on the basis of its ...

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  • RCA to Advise Residents on Office Proposals

    RCA Regeneration has been engaged by a group of residents in Hagley, Worcestershire to advise them on an objection to a planning application for the development of over 40,000 sq.ft. of new office floorspace in the Green Belt at the Hagley Hall Estate. The application, submitted by Lord Cobham, proposes the development of three office ...

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  • RCA in Bid to Save Listed Barns

    RCA Regeneration has been engaged by the new owners of two Listed barns near Redditch to prepare and submit a planning application for their conversion to residential use. The barns, which were constructed in the seventeenth century, had been left to fall into disrepair by the previous owner. So much so, that the larger of the two ...

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