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— 13 October 2023

Interiors viewpoint: how do I decide on a colour scheme for my home?

It’s very easy to feel overwhelmed at the prospect of home redecoration.

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— 10 October 2023

Interiors viewpoint: Autumn inspiration for your home

Following the ‘spring clean’, comes the autumn make over and even though most UK dwellers feel they were cheated of…

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— 10 September 2023

Interiors viewpoint: maximalist home styling in 2023

2023 has enjoyed the growth of maximalist home design; a trend characterized by its rich, bold and eclectic approach to…

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— 01 August 2023

Interiors viewpoint: creating 'home wellness' with thoughtful interior design

From an interior design perspective, the notion of ‘home wellness’ denotes a focus on health and wellbeing when considering the…

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— 13 July 2023

Interiors viewpoint: what is biophilic design?

Biophilic design – is it just piling up the pot plants? In short, no.

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— 06 July 2022

Part II Architectural Assistant vacancy

Calling all Part IIs looking to combine an excellent career opportunity with an outdoorsy lifestyle!  OCR Architecture is a young and…

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— 31 March 2022

Call for land!

Have you wondered if the land you own might be suitable for development? If you live in the North Devon…

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— 09 February 2022

Virtually there...

We love to utilise different ways to explore during the design process.


— 27 January 2022

A walk through the initial design process: how we need your input and why we need to listen.

As a practice based in beautiful Devon we are fortunate enough to work on projects situated in some of the…

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— 28 September 2020

Looking for a new role, we are recruiting

OCRArchitecture is hiring and we would welcome applications from Part 2, Part 3 or newly qualified architects with UK experience…

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— 25 August 2020

New Passivhaus team member and offering at OCRA

We are delighted to announce that OCRA are now able to offer an in house Passivhaus service with Matt a…

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— 19 June 2020

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…

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— 19 June 2020

New Coastal development

OCR architecture are delighted to be able to share some work in progress images of a new multi unit scheme…

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— 19 June 2020

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…

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— 30 April 2020

More planning success

In these challenging times, it is nice to be able to share some good news.

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— 16 April 2020

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…


— 09 April 2020

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…

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— 07 April 2020

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…

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— 11 March 2020

Budleigh Salterton nearing completion

A day out of the North Devon office today for some of the team to visit some of the projects…


— 25 February 2020

Planning- submitted near Woolsery

OCRA are pleased to of submitted planning for a contemporary one off house near Woolsery.

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— 28 January 2020

Planning success

OCRA are pleased to start the year with two more planning successes.

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— 14 January 2020

OCRA confirm continuing support to charities

OCRA are pleased to confirm their continuing support of two great charities this year.

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— 06 January 2020

Looking ahead to 2020

2019 was a great year for OCR maintaining our 100% success rate for planning applications, with new build projects being…

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— 28 June 2019

Croyde starts

OCRA has had a busy few months, a second year of trading and we are please that we have a…

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— 29 March 2019

Planning success in East Devon

It has been a busy few months at OCRA with a number of planning applications receiving approval throughout the south…

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— 10 March 2019

Rural housing scheme

We are lucky enough to be involved in a number housing schemes of all scales throughout the south west, some…