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  • Planning submission for remodelling and extension to listed cottage to Irsha street, Appledore

    OCR Architecture recently submitted for planning and listed building consent, a replacement extension and internal remodel of a grade II listed cottage in Irsha Street, Appledore. We propose using a charred larch to the facade to juxtapose the existing white cottage. Our brief was to maximise light and space, and the proposal involves a double…

  • New Coastal development

    OCR architecture are delighted to be able to share some work in progress images of a new multi unit scheme that we have on the office drawing board at present. The location is confidential at present and we still have work to do on refining the scheme before we get to planning but the images…

  • Croyde apartments moving forward again

    After the enforced closure of our site in Croyde, Pearce Construction have reopened the site following the guidance from the government to ensure the safety of all those involved. It was nice for some of the OCRA team to be able to attend site and see the project moving again. The scheme is really starting…

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    More planning success

    In these challenging times, it is nice to be able to share some good news. OCRA are pleased to of obtained planning permission for this contemporaneity interpretation of a barn near Woolsery this week. The project replaced a small dwelling on the site and we hope shows what can be done with some positive thinking,…

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    Virtual reality walk through in conference calls

    We have been fortunate that we are well versed in video conference calls for a number of years at OCRA as we are lucky to work with clients from around the country but with the recent Covid-19 outbreak this has now become a necessity for all our clients. Although this has taken a little getting…

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    Thames side mansion concepts

    Replacement riverside home concept OCRA have been commissioned to look at options for a replacement dwelling on a site adjacent the River Thames. The co-habiting option looks to develop a house type that will allow for five family groups to live independently under one roof whilst still providing shared spaces for all the family to…

  • Challenging times but planning success

    In these challenging times the practice is particularly pleased to be working with a number of clients both small and large around the country sharing the challenges and success of the building industry. The recent change in everyone working patterns has required the team to review how we normally work, and relate to our clients.…

  • Budleigh Salterton nearing completion

    A day out of the North Devon office today for some of the team to visit some of the projects that we have on on the south coast of Devon. Today started with a meeting with the planners for a project we have on in Lyme Regis, a new build one of house on the…

  • Planning submitted near Woolsery

    OCRA are pleased to of submitted planning for a contemporary one off house near Woolsery. The scheme is the second project that the studio has been commissioned for, by the same family and we are pleased that our earlier project was to the clients liking and that our approach suited their aspirations and budget. The…

  • Planning succsess

    OCRA are pleased to start the year with two more planning successes. We are pleased to of obtained full planning permission for the full remodel and extension of a large family home in Budleigh Salterton which included the conversion of a barn in the grounds to ancillary accommodation to the main dwelling. The application was…