Welcome to R A Design
Robert Allen Architects St Ives was established in 1991. Due to ill health Robert Allen had to retire in 2009. The company was taken over by Chris Strike and Tom Russell who were well established employees of Robert Allen Architects for a number of years, Since then RA Design has grown from strength to strength. Our main office is in The Guildhall in St Ives with fantastic views over the harbour but we also work from our homes in Helston.Contact Us
SurveysWe can carry out measured surveys, levelled surveys and can arrange for topographical surveys, structural surveys and condition surveys to be carried out for you through our partnered consultants
Sketch DesignsAfter our free consultation and once instructed we would supply you with some initial CAD sketch designs in line with your brief. These sketches would be presented to you and can be amended as needed.
Planning ApplicationsPlans, Elevations, Site Plans, Design & Access Statement, Application forms. We will also organise any external consultancy services that may be required. We are also Accredited Agents of Cornwall Council.
Building RegulationsAll detailed drawings required to provide you with a Building Regulation approval. We are partnered with Cornwall Council and also work with an independent Building Control Company.
Working drawings / TenderThis will involve construction detailing, schedules & specifications which would then be sent to out to selected contractors. We also work closely with Quantity Surveyors to help with budgeting where required.
Contract Administration & CML & PCC CertificatesWe can oversee your project on site and act as Contract Administrators. R A Design can also offer CML/PCC certificate's on all new build and conversion projects please visit the links below for more details. Professional Consultants Certificate List of Lenders
EnergyWe can provide Design SAP calculations and PEA (Predicted Energy Assessments) for all new build dwellings and conversions. We will also provide you with an EPC certificate on completion.
Freelance Architectural ServiceR A Design have over 17 years experience working for architectural practices. We can supply you with an outsourced service tailored to meet your specific requirements.
3D sketch & visualisation3D CAD modelling can help you visualise your project.
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