Self Build

Jenrick approves mayors London Plan after year’s delay ...

23/Feb/2021

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plan for the city has finally been approved by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick after nearly a year of delays. Jenrick had ordered 11 changes to be ...

Chief Planners newsletter flags contribution of custom and self build ...

11/Feb/2021

In her most recent Planning Newsletter, Chief Planner Joanna Averley stressed the role that custom and self build has in securing greater housing diversity, and its contribution to empowering people ...

Veterans move into self build scheme in Herefordshire ...

02/Feb/2021

A scheme providing homes and work skills for homeless veterans has been completed, allowing six veterans to move on with their lives ...

Dissertation: how local authority practice can support housing diversity ...

26/Jan/2021

A new dissertation reviews how local authority practice can support housing diversity, including custom and self build and community led housing ...

Richard Bacon MP guests on Have We Got Planning News ...

07/Dec/2020

Self build champion Richard Bacon MP guests on Have We Got Planning News For You, watch live on or catch up after on YouTube ...

Government sets out housing agenda, with a commitment to housing ...

16/Nov/2020

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick set out the government's ambition for housing diversity to be a core element of its wider housing policy ...

Leaper Land applies for 50-serviced plot site in East Suffolk ...

05/Nov/2020

Land promoter Leaper Land has submitted a planning permission for a 50 custom and self build site in East Suffolk, with a range of models on offer ...

LABC Warranty and Ipswich Building Society add to research for ...

04/Nov/2020

To mark Right to Build Day, NaCSBA and the Building Societies Association launched research into people’s aspirations around self building. At the same time, the Ipswich Building Society also announced the ...

Custom and self build planning guidance launched by Right to ...

30/Oct/2020

Launched to coincide with Right to Build Day, 30 October 2020, the Right to Build Task Force is publishing the first notes of its comprehensive new suite of guidance, specifically ...

1 in 3 adults interested in self building, finds new ...

29/Oct/2020

New research has found that 1 in 3 people are interested in self building, with 9% of people saying that they were likely to build their own home at some ...