Self Build

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 ...

FMB reports that buyer demand for new homes at lowest ...

20/Sep/2020

The Federation of Master Builders annual survey has found that buyer demand for new homes at lowest levels for six years, with planning delays a factor ...

CMA investigates major housebuilders over leasehold scandal ...

03/Sep/2020

Four of the UK’s largest housebuilders are being investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) following “troubling evidence” in the way that leaseholds were sold to private house buyers. ...

Call for entries: Structural Timber Awards 2020 ...

15/Aug/2020

You've got until 4 September to enter the Structural Timber Awards 2020, celebrating the best in timber construction across the UK ...