'EXCEPTIONAL skill' and dedication to his work has paid dividends for a Herefordshire architectural firm employee.

RRA Architects are delighted to announce the promotion of Oliver Smith, who joined the company in 2014, to Associate.

Formerly, a Senior Project Designer, Oliver works from both the Hereford and Gloucester offices and heads up a team of assistants, whilst also mentoring trainees.

"Since joining the company Oliver has demonstrated an exceptional level of skill and dedication" said MD, Mark Powles.

"His promotion is very well-deserved and we are looking forward to more growth and success in the Hereford and Shropshire market."

Established in 1987 in Hereford, RRA Architects has gone from strength to strength over the past years.