NEWS

40,000 sign up to self build despite postcode lottery for ...

21/Dec/2018

Following NaCSBA’s annual Freedom of Information request to all English councils, it has announced that 40,000 people have now signed up to Right to Build registers across England ...

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. ...

East Midlands Community-led Housing runs November briefings ...

29/Oct/2018

East Midlands Community-led Housing is running a series of free briefings to stimulate opportunities to facilitate more grass roots community-led housing. ...

RIBA puts case for greater self build sector support in ...

25/Oct/2018

In response to findings from the Letwin Review, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published an analysis of the necessary conditions for, and characteristics of, high-quality new places ...

Netherlands trip shares innovative custom build and community projects ...

15/Oct/2018

As part of its commitment to share best practice in Custom Build and community-led housing, the Right to Build Task Force recently led a trip to The Netherlands ...

NaCSBA successfully lobbies for greater sector presence in London’s Draft ...

28/Sep/2018

Following successful lobbying by NaCSBA, the latest Draft London Plan has seen Custom and Self-build given more prominence in its latest version. ...

Housing Minister Malthouse sees Self- and Custom build first hand ...

26/Sep/2018

The new Minister of State for Housing, Kit Malthouse MP, visited Graven Hill recently, getting first-hand experience of Custom Build homes. ...

Don’t miss UK Construction Week including Grand Designs Live ...

26/Sep/2018

Whether you’re a Self Builder or a professional working in Self and Custom Build, UK Construction Week offers insight into the latest products, leading experts and key debates in the ...