Self Build

Build, Build, Build our way out of the crisis, says ...

02/Jul/2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a series of plans to aid the recovery of the nation through a comprehensive “new deal” package, including £5bn of funding for infrastructure projects. ...

Housing Minister confirms government support for custom and self build ...

17/Jun/2020

Responding to a letter written by NaCSBA on behalf of the sector, Secretary of State for Housing the Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP confirmed the Government’s commitment to owner-commissioned housing. ...

2020 NaCSBA Annual General Meeting ...

15/Jun/2020

The NaCSBA AGM is on the 23 June, 2pm, online via Zoom. Join us to discover what NaCSBA has been doing to boost custom and self build ...

Corona’s impact on the wider homes market ...

09/Jun/2020

Changing work practices and challenges stemming from Coronavirus look set to seriously limit new housing delivery - and possibly leading to planning reform to bolster activity ...

Academic research into the value of self build in Almere, ...

07/Apr/2020

An academic paper investigates the motivating factors for self builders in Almere, The Netherlands, researching the difference between the value of use and the value of exchange ...

FMB calls on government to support SME house builders in ...

24/Mar/2020

The FMB has called for government to support SME house builders during the Coronavirus crisis to prevent job losses and insolvencies ...

Ground-breaking Self Build Wales scheme launches, with ‘oven-ready’ plots and ...

03/Mar/2020

Self Build Wales has officially launched - offering a new route to plots, finance and pre-agreed designs to make self building easier. ...

Developers must sign up to New Homes Ombudsman, says consultation ...

02/Mar/2020

Government has announced that self builders will be exempt from the new Homes Ombudsman scheme, which will become a statutory duty following legislation ...

Self build and cohousing make RTPI Planning Excellence Awards shortlist ...

24/Feb/2020

Two owner commissioned homes models have made the finals of the RTPI's Awards for Planning Excellence 2020, for schemes under 50 homes ...

Calderdale Council brings small sites for self build plots to ...

18/Feb/2020

Calderdale Council is marketing three small sites for custom and self build, with a deadline of 6 April for submissions of bids ...