Local government

Unlock growth at the new Custom Build Summit ...

16/Mar/2020

Homebuilding & Renovating moved the date of the Custom Build Summit to July, sharing best practice that will help unlock this new opportunity ...

Over 1 million homes delayed in housing backlog ...

02/Mar/2020

New evidence shows that over a million homes with planning permision are yet to be built out, says the Local Government Association ...

Two councils reduce self build register fees following NaCSBA lobbying ...

20/Feb/2020

Wandsworth and West Lancashire councils have reduced their charges for the self build register, following lobbying by NaCSBA ...

Right to Build Task Force Director joins Custom Build Homes ...

17/Feb/2020

Mario Wolf has joined the Custom Build Homes team, bringing a new level of planning expertise to the company at a key point in this growing sector ...

13 Feb – Graven Hill site tour for professionals returns ...

10/Dec/2019

The Right to Build Task Force is leading a professionally focused tour of Graven Hill, to share the learnings from this transformational custom build site ...

New National Design Guide for homes announced ...

01/Nov/2019

A new National Design Guide sets out the principles of good design that should help practice create better and more beautiful places ...

Build It magazine launches Self Build Education House at Graven ...

28/Oct/2019

The Build It Self Build Education House - a new resource for would-be builders - has officially been opened at Graven Hill in Bicester ...

Over half of English Local Authorities support self build housing ...

25/Oct/2019

Analysis by the Right to Build Task Force has found that over half of all English local authorities now have plans, or emerging plans, with custom and self build provision ...

Shropshire Council backs multi-plot Self Build site ...

26/Sep/2019

Shropshire Council is continuing its proactive approach with an application for a 37 Self Build plot site in London Road ...

Right to Build Day on 30 October to test planning ...

24/Sep/2019

The 30th October 2019 marks the date on which councils must demonstrate whether they have granted sufficient ‘development permissions’ for the 18,000 people signed up to their local Custom and ...