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R G Carter Drayton

With a reputation for providing a comprehensive building service firmly based on the ability to deliver construction projects to the highest quality, safely, on time and within budget.

R G Carter Drayton provides services throughout Norfolk from small works and maintenance to the undertaking of major projects, the focus is on client aims and objectives combined with collaborative team working.

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Bowthorpe Care Village

Introduction: Bowthorpe Care Village is the first facility of its kind within the city of Norwich. The Care Village replaces four council care homes built in the 1970’s in Norwich, which are closing and the residents transferring to the new development. Details: The site…

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Carrowbreck Meadow Passivhaus Development

Introduction: R G Carter were selected by Broadland Growth Limited to deliver a pioneering Passivhaus‑certified mixed tenure development at Carrowbreck, Norwich. Details: The development consisted of two three‑bedroom and six four‑bedroom detached houses for open market sale, and a further four two‑bedroom and two…

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Blackdale Student Apartments for UEA

Introduction: R G Carter team joined the University of East Anglia to celebrate the completion of Blackdale Phase 1 ahead of the first students’ arrival in September 2016. The finished 514-bed residential development is known to students as Hickling House and Barton House, and comprises…

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Leaf Systems International – Norwich Research Park

Introduction: New 1,000 square metres research and development facility at Norwich Research Park for occupiers Leaf Systems International Ltd. The state-of-the-art building was completed in just 12 months after the appointment of architects LSI and was constructed within 26 weeks by R G Carter. …

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Bob Champion Research and Education Building

R G Carter completed the Bob Champion Research and Education Building on the Norwich Research Park which was handed over to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The medical school’s vision is to become a pathfinder and world-leader in clinical research and teaching. Read more »

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Trinity House, Lowestoft

Nearly 200 employees are now able to enjoy their new two-story call centre at the Riverside complex in Norwich, completed by R G Carter. Read more »

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St James Court

R G Carter were contracted to design and build a new three-storey office block with a full height glazed atrium. The building was designed in accordance with the British Council for Offices (BCO) Guide Best Practice and was also constructed to a Developers “Cat… Read more »

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Great Witchingham Primary School

We were delighted to construct a brand new timber-framed building, containing to new teaching spaces, for Great Witchingham Primary School. The new block was clad internally with pine boarding to provide a ‘log-cabin’ effect and also contains a staff room, kitchen and toilet facilities.… Read more »

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Langley School

R G Carter were contracted to design and build a new purpose-built sixth form centre for Langley School in Loddon, Norfolk. Sixth form students now have extended facilities in which to work and relax with a large common room, ICT suites, seminar rooms, a… Read more »

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Britten-Pears Archive Building

An extensive collection of celebrated British composer Benjamin Britten’s life work has opened to the public following the completion of a purpose-built archive building. Thought to be the most comprehensive archive of any major composer, it includes over 700 original manuscripts; diaries; and thousands… Read more »

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Linear Accelerator (LINAC) Bunker

R G Carter were contracted to construct two large concrete bunkers as well as additional consulting and orthovoltage treatment rooms. The aim being to increase the hospital’s current radiotherapy capacity by a third. Read more »

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Norwich Castle

Norfolk County Council commissioned R G Carter to carry out extensive renovations to the Castle Museum, which now houses an art gallery, as well a museum that is home to some of the most outstanding collections of fine art, archaeology and natural history. Read more »

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St Germans Primary School

The extension and remodelling of St Germans School in Wiggenhall St Germans, near King’s Lynn, was carried out by R G Carter as part of the second phase of PCP funding and investment under the Norfolk County Council Framework. Read more »

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Greyfriars Community Health & Social Services Centre

Beginning with the restoration and conversion of the old fire damaged congregational hall, R G Carter is undertaking phased development of the Greyfriars site to offer a wide range of community based health and social services Read more »

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Great Dunham Primary School – Eco-Classroom

R G Carter, in association with Eco Classrooms Ltd have constructed a new environmentally friendly timber framed sectional building to accommodate the needs of the growing school. Read more »

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Hammerton Court Dementia Care Unit

The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trusts new dementia intensive care unit has just opened, marking the largest single investment in dementia care in Norfolk. Read more »

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Jarrold Bridge

Jarrold Bridge was commissioned to provide a pedestrian and cycle link from the new St James development to the heart of historic Norwich city centre in Norfolk. The primary design concept was to create a bridge that traced a sweeping arc across the river,… Read more »

Theatre Royal Auditorium Norwich
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Norwich Theatre Royal

Norwich’s popular Theatre Royal was re-opened to widespread public acclaim following a major transformation to the city centre building. The project included the provision of more space, more facilities and improved acoustics. Read more »

Holiday Inn Norwich
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New Holiday Inn Hotel

R G Carter has a long history of development at Norwich City Football Club. A recent Turnkey project saw the construction of a Holiday Inn hotel between the Jarrold and Barclay End stands. Read more »

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Carrefour Health Club

The construction of the Club Carrefour Health and Fitness Centre in Norwich was a project commissioned by Highgrove Ltd. Read more »

Norwich City Football Club
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Norwich City Football Club

Since 1979 R G Carter has helped Norwich City Football Club develop its stadium. R G Carter has built all four main stands and, most recently, the Holiday Inn Hotel, completing the full enclosure of the pitch. Read more »

Klyne Aviation
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Business Aviation Centre, Norwich Airport

Kylne Aviation Ltd employed R G Carter for the design and construct of two hangers linked either side of a business aviation centre. Read more »

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Papermill Yard Apartments

The project was for the provision of 180 apartments with parking on King Street in Norwich, backing on to the river Yare. Read more »

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Fellowes Plain Apartments

The project involved the design and construction of 271 residential apartments on the site of the former Norfolk and Norwich Hospital on St Stephens Road, in the heart of Norwich, mixing new build with the skills of conservation. Read more »

Memorial Gardens Norwich
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Norwich Memorial Gardens

R G Carter Drayton was awarded, under the NPS framework, the high profile project of refurbishing the Grade II listed Memorial Gardens in front of Norwich City Hall. Read more »

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Norwich Cathedral Refectory

R G Carter is very proud to have a long history of both conserving and enhancing Norwich’s most iconic building, it’s Cathedral. Her Majesty the Queen visited the refectory restaurant in 2009 when she attended a special service at the cathedral. Read more »

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Vascular Surgery Unit, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

Delivery of the new vascular surgery operating theatre for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Read more »

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The Big C Family Support Centre

The Big C Family Cancer Information and Support Centre is a purpose built centre based within the grounds of The Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Trust. Read more »

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Jubilee 3, Easton College

Known as Jubilee 3, the centre at Easton College embraces technology and construction techniques that make it one of the most environmentally advanced buildings in the region. Read more »

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INTO, University of East Anglia

The INTO centre is a joint venture between INTO and the University of East Anglia, providing a wide range of pathway courses for international students. Read more »

Wymondham College
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Sixth Form Building, Wymondham College

The project brief was to design and build a major extension to the existing boarding block. Read more »

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Student Accommodation, University of East Anglia

Built in two phases, the project provided a total of 1285 residential units, each with en-suite rooms grouped in eight or 12-person light, bright flats, with central, wide corridors and purpose-built kitchen/diner facilities. Read more »

Dragonfly House
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Dragonfly House, Jarrold & Sons

The design and construct project involved the construction of two office buildings. Dragonfly House and Kingfisher House. Read more »

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New Offices, Goff Petroleum

R G Carter was asked to construct a new office link block between two existing buildings, at the head office in Wymondham, Norfolk. This build was part of George J Goff Ltd’s consolidation project to enable its oil distribution depot, accounts and call centre… Read more »

St Andrew - Kingfisher House - Norwich - Drayton 6
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St Andrews Business Park

St Andrews business park provides a modern, striking working environment on the outskirts of Norwich, with easy links major roads and nearby transport hubs. Read more »