Government

Help to Build opens to applications ...

24/Jun/2022

Help to Build opens to applications, helping more people, with smaller deposits, access custom and self build ...

Boris stresses commitment to home ownership, including custom and self ...

09/Jun/2022

In a speech on housing, Boris Johnson has stressed his party's commitment to increasing home ownership, including via custom and self build ...

2020-2021 Right to Build Data shows growth, but could be ...

09/May/2022

The 2020-2021 Right to Build Data has been published, reflecting growth in the registers, but could be so much stronger ...

Red diesel rebate ends 1 April, despite calls for delays ...

29/Mar/2022

The rebate on red diesel ends on 1 April, affecting the construction industry with higher operating costs. ...

Spring Statement cuts VAT on energy-saving home improvements ...

23/Mar/2022

In his Spring Statement, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that homeowners will pay 0% VAT when installing certain energy-saving home improvements. The measure will help households improve energy efficiency and keep ...

Stuart Andrew replaces Chris Pincher as housing minister ...

12/Feb/2022

Stuart Andrew, MP for the Pudsey constituency in West Yorkshire has been appointed the new Housing Minister ...

Graven Hill showcases range of models to Home England ...

07/Feb/2022

As the UK’s largest self and custom build site, Graven Hill has a leading role in showcasing the sector, and it recently welcomed a team from Homes England to the ...

NaCSBA adds weight to call for energy saving stamp duty ...

27/Jan/2022

NaCSBA has added its weight to a business coalition calling for a new energy saving stamp duty incentivise homeowners ...

Top engineers call for government to reconsider demolishing buildings over ...

13/Oct/2021

Sally Tagg, the Right to Build Task Force's new Acting Head, brings an update of activity, including the future range of masterclasses ...

Self and Custom Build Fund allocates £5m, plus a £20m ...

12/Oct/2021

The Self and Custom Build Fund has allocated £5m to local authorities to bring on sites in their owners, plus a £20m extension in a second round ...