RST Environmental â Architectural Design with the planet in mind. For expert sustainable architectural design and construction consultancy, local interior designers, planning consultants and environmental consultants, RST Environmental provide first class architectural services, including thermal imaging, based in and around Saffron Walden. They are well-renowned for their breadth of experience, friendly and professional approach and cost effective solutions.
RST Environmental (RST) in Saffron Walden offer a complete architectural and design service to home owners, property developers and builders throughout Saffron Walden and South East England.
Specialising in sustainable architectural design, they have unrivalled experience in domestic and commercial developments.
Founding RST three years ago, Robin Stretton is passionate about architecture. He is however even more passionate about sustainable architectural design. His strong environmental beliefs are at the centre of RST's credo - finding the right solution for the customer combined with the kindest solution for the environment.
Robin has an extensive armoury of knowledge garnered from over 30 years within the architectural profession, he or his team can often solve the most intractable problems finding solutions where none appear to exist.
Range of building experience
As architectural designers in Saffron Walden, RST provide a friendly and professional service to a wide-ranging client base whether large or small, from large retail builds such as Homebase or Waitrose or small domestic house extensions RST's expertise offers design and planning for:
- Bespoke houses
- Barn conversions
- Domestic conversions
- Commercial buildings
RST also specialise in sustainable horse stable and kennel design and have taken this all over the world with projects expertise in the USA and Europe.
No matter what type of building, Robin and his team at RST have the experience to make a difference to your architectural design and care for the environment giving you complete peace of mind.
RST Environmental have the skills to provide advice such on a wide range of survey requirements such as:
- Full measured building surveys: vital when buying or investing in a new house or building
- Maintenance plans/audit: reporting on repairs needed and preparing a detailed plan of requirements
RST have secured planning approvals for a wide range of project types helping their clients to maximise the true potential of their assets with a proven track record of working on projects in GREEN BELT, BROWN FIELD and INNER CITY locations, RST bring a lateral approach and believe that the key to securing approvals lies in how the information is presented.
RST offer a cost effective solution tailored to suit individual clients' requirements and the needs of the planning authority.
Building regulations are changing to accommodate more energy-efficient products and methods. RST are leading the way in advising clients on the code for sustainable homes. They will provide guidance on many aspects of energy efficiency such as:
- Solar panels for heating and hot water
- Rainwater harvesting systems
- Ground heat-source pumps
- Wood pellet boilers
- House ventilation systems with full heat extraction
- Wood-burning stoves with back boilers
By using special Thermography cameras RST can graphically "See" heat and therefore energy escaping from different buildings, providing them with the information needed to suggest measures to improve the thermal performance of your home.
Thermography allows you to target exactly where work is needed so whether the budget is £50 or £1000 RST can make sure clients money is spent wisely for the maximum effect.
Finding your cold spots can save you money and keep you warmer!
Interior Design - From chic to unique
RST Interiors is an interior design company with a passion for creating practical, elegant and well designed spaces.
We help to visualise your dreams, taking inspiration from latest trends and historic influences. We undertake large or small projects applying our unique sense of style to transform our clients' ideas into realistic successful projects.
Absolute integrity and a personal service is paramount. We work within our clients own budget, ensuring that we provide them with the benefits of trade discounts from our ever expanding suppliers, sourcing the best materials, furnishings and fittings. The attention to detail and architectural focus on the way your space is used is what we believe makes us stand out from the crowd.
RST take the stress out of project management. They offer a full project management service that includes the submission of planning applications, application for building regulations, and the subsequent liaising with planning and building officers. No matter the size or complexity of project, RST have a proven track record of commercial, public and domestic project management.
They take care of everything from the initial design right through to the interior design and helping you move in - a truly tree to key experience!
Don't take our word for it - read what RST's customers say about their work:
RST Environmental have a comprehensive contact database of approved specialist companies and work with tried and trusted building suppliers and contractors.
Please remember to mention The Best of Saffron Walden when contacting RST Environmental - thank you.
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