Policy & guidance

Draft Bristol Local Plan sets out model policy provision for ...

03/Apr/2019

Bristol City Council’s Draft Local Plan, currently out for consultation, has put forward a robust provision for Custom and Self Build in the city, with significant emphasis on the valuable ...

Teignbridge DC launches new guides to support custom and self ...

21/Feb/2019

Teignbridge District Council has worked with the Right to Build Task Force to produce self build guides for landowners and small builders, and also for community-led housing ...

CIL ruling warns of dangers of not following procedure for ...

08/Feb/2019

A High Court decision concerning self build Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) exemption has set out the importance of observing the process to the letter for anyone building their own home. ...

NaCSBA’s Code of Practice offers security to consumers ...

30/Jan/2019

NaCSBA's new Code of Practice offers a benchmark for members, and confidence for consumers looking for to source companies to work on their dream self build ...

Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales supports self and custom ...

18/Dec/2018

Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales has been published, following a year-long consultation, with a simpler set of guidance aimed at making the policy easier to implement, ...

Letwin Review findings call for diversity on large sites, including ...

01/Nov/2018

Sir Oliver Letwin has published the findings of his Independent Review of Build Out, confirming the draft findings that a lack of diversity of build types is at the heart ...

Budget reveals little on self-build housing in run up to ...

01/Nov/2018

On the 29 October Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his Autumn Budget. Given its importance, Housing didn’t get the largest of mentions in the speech. ...

Draft revised NPPF will help bring more land forward for ...

12/Mar/2018

NaCSBA Chair Michael Holmes responds to the Government’s draft revised National Planning Policy Framework and its potential for creating plots through small sites. ...