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ARCHITECTURE – Meet Team Architecture at Rural Solutions

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Our architecture team has grown a lot in 2017 and we thought it was a good time to share a bit more about who they are!

The team, headed up by Malcolm Birks, are six strong and as expected at Rural Solutions, all very passionate about innovative design in the rural context.

Take a look at their latest design portfolio presenting some of the fantastic and varied schemes they have designed across the UK. From traditional to entirely unique, residential and commercial; together with our planning team, they are pushing the boundaries and raising the expectations of what is possible in the rural environment.

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PLANNING NEWS – Planning consent secured for residential and commercial development at Malsis School site, Glusburn

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We are delighted to announce that we have secured consent from Craven District Council’s Planning Committee for the conversion of listed building Malsis Hall to a new care facility, together with 67 new residential dwellings. Read More

NEW CASE STUDY – Watch our latest client video testimonial – The Ice Cream Farm Cheshire

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We are delighted to launch our latest client testimonial video. Premiering at the Farm Business Innovation Show 2017, the video demonstrates the concept to completion project Rural Solutions undertook to deliver the expansion of The Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire. Read More

NEWS RELEASE – Rural landowners gather to discuss the diversification opportunities despite Brexit at breakfast event, Blenheim Palace

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Maximising on land and property was the subject of our most recent breakfast briefing.

The event, held at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, gathered rural landowners and professionals from across the region and urged them to take control of assets and invest in a broader business base to protect themselves in the current climate amidst Brexit uncertainties.

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Now recruiting – Part I/Part II Architectural Assistant

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Part I or Part II Architectural Assistant to join our multi-disciplinary architectural team based in Skipton, North Yorkshire. You must be able to demonstrate excellent design skills alongside strong communication. You will also need a minimum of 12 months experience and a sound working knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp and Adobe design packages is essential.

We are offering an excellent working environment, salary and benefits package for the right candidate. This is a full time role – Monday to Friday.

Rural Solutions offer a ‘concept to completion’ service to our clients which includes advice, planning, architecture and project management. Our architecture team work across a range of projects including small and medium scale residential, leisure and retail, regeneration and heritage work in primarily rural locations throughout the UK.

Please apply with covering letter and examples of your work portfolio, stating your salary expectations, to Malcolm Birks, Head of Architecture at Rural Solutions – or call 01756 243108 for more details.


Closing date:  Friday 3 March 2017