Entries by Oliver and Robb Administrator

The Right to Call Himself an Architect

A hearty congratulations to Mark Watson who has recently passed his part 3 Professional Exams and now has earned the right to call himself an Architect. Mark did his year out with ORA in 2014/15, returning full time in July 2017, after successfully gaining a Master’s Degree in Architecture with Distinction from Robert Gordon University, […]

New Affordable Apartments in Dundee

Oliver + Robb Architects (ORA) have recently submitted a detailed planning application on behalf of Hillcrest Housing Association for a Residential Development comprising of 34 no. 2-Bedroom Affordable Apartments with associated landscaping, car parking and drainage. Pre-application discussions relating to this Detailed Planning Application were held with Dundee City Council and the application has taken […]

HIgh Flying Architects Take the Plunge

Two of our Associates, Graeme Gallagher and Gary Caudrey, dived 160 feet from a crane when they took part in the ‘Santa Bungee’ for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. The intention was for the donators to choose who took the plunge but the charity then suggested that the plucky pair could make the leap together. […]

Regeneration for Westway Retail Park, Cumbernauld

ORA participated in a 2 day public consultation for the proposed regeneration of Westway Retail Park, Cumbernauld. Held in a different venue each day, over 170 people from the local community attended and provided valuable feedback including an overwhelming show of support for the proposal. The retail park first opened its doors in 2007 with […]

Planning Submission for Bonnethill Road, Pitlochry

ORA recently submitted a detailed planning application for a small, exclusive flatted development at Bonnethill Road, Pitlochry on behalf of  a private client. The proposal consists of 4no 2 bedroom flats and one 3 bedroom penthouse apartment with associated parking and soft landscaping. The site lies within the Conservation Area of Pitlochry just off Atholl Street, […]

New Housing for Inchture

Oliver + Robb Architects (ORA) are developing a new range of  house types for Hadden Construction Limited for their new development at Inchture near Dundee which is currently going through the planning process.  Comprising of 64 villas including 16 affordable homes for Perth + Kinross Council, this development enjoys a quality rural feel but benefits […]

Community Awards

Oliver + Robb Architects  are delighted to announce that, for the third year running, they are sponsoring the Dunfermline Press Community Awards 2018 Entrepreneurial Award. In the past the calibre of entry has been remarkably high and this year is no exception demonstrating the passion and creativity that Dunfermline and the surrounding area nurtures. The winners […]

Providing New Homes in Blairhall

ORA currently await formal Planning Approval for a new 84 unit development at South Avenue, Blairhall for Kingdom Housing Association in conjunction with Campion Homes Ltd. The development site sits to the southern edge of Blairhall and ORA’s detailed design proposals aim to acknowledge and enhance the architectural character and form of the existing settlement. […]

Berryhill Road Regeneration Project

ORA are working closely with Sanctuary Housing Association on a complex £75million regeneration project, and in collaboration with North Lanarkshire Council and the Scottish Government. This project will see the demolition, and re-provision, of twelve 1960’s high rise blocks over four sites, including Berryhill Road,  in Cumbernauld within a ten year period. Berryhill Road forms one of […]