NEWS

Energy efficiency becomes political focus in electioneering ...

12/Nov/2019

The new Future Homes Standard proposes sweeping new changes to Building Regs and the energy efficiency of new homes in the UK ...

New National Design Guide for homes announced ...

01/Nov/2019

A new National Design Guide sets out the principles of good design that should help practice create better and more beautiful places ...

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 ...

Right to Build Task Force Director shares Self and Custom ...

09/Oct/2019

Sign up to Homes UK 27-28 November to hear Mario Wolf Right to Build Task Force director sharing the best and most up to date practice ...

New homes demand falls to 8% finds FMB survey ...

08/Oct/2019

Consumer demand for new homes falls by 8%, according to findings from the FMB's House Builder's Survey 2019 ...

Shropshire Council backs multi-plot Self Build site ...

26/Sep/2019

Shropshire Council is continuing its proactive approach with an application for a 37 Self Build plot site in London Road ...

Right to Build Day on 30 October to test planning ...

24/Sep/2019

The 30th October 2019 marks the date on which councils must demonstrate whether they have granted sufficient ‘development permissions’ for the 18,000 people signed up to their local Custom and ...

VAT Survey 2019: establishing the size of the UK Custom ...

23/Sep/2019

NaCSBA has launched its survey for Self Builders who have reclaimed Value Added Tax (VAT) on their project, and is asking the entire industry to share details of the survey ...