Self Build

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 ...

Numbers wanting to self build grows, despite “dirty tricks” from ...

20/Jan/2020

New research by NaCSBA has found that the number of people wanting to self build annually has grown, with an estimated 55,000 people now signed up to Right to Build ...

NSBRC’s free professional training day: Understanding Self Build, 30 Jan ...

07/Jan/2020

The National Self Build and Renovation Centre is running a free training event for professionals wanting to hone their practice, on 30 January ...

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 ...

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 ...

Over half SME house builders built a Self Built house ...

15/Oct/2019

The FMB's House Builder's Survey 2019 demonstrated the vital link between Custom and Self Build homes and the work flow of SME house builders ...