NEWS

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 ...

New immigration plans have potential to act as a restrictor ...

24/Feb/2020

New Government thresholds for skilled workers could act as a limiting factor on construction, preventing EU nationals from working in low-paid jobs ...

Two councils reduce self build register fees following NaCSBA lobbying ...

20/Feb/2020

Wandsworth and West Lancashire councils have reduced their charges for the self build register, following lobbying by NaCSBA ...

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 ...

Right to Build Task Force Director joins Custom Build Homes ...

17/Feb/2020

Mario Wolf has joined the Custom Build Homes team, bringing a new level of planning expertise to the company at a key point in this growing sector ...

10th Housing minister in 10 years sees Chris Pincher take ...

14/Feb/2020

The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) welcomes Chris Pincher to the role of housing minister, the tenth member to hold the position in ten years. Pincher responded to ...

Jenrick boosts SME housebuilders with £1bn guarantee scheme ...

10/Feb/2020

The Government has announced a £1 billion guarantee scheme to get more small and medium sized builders operating in the market ...

Building Better report calls for level playing field for custom ...

04/Feb/2020

The Build Beautiful report has been published, calling for planning reforms that contribute to a level playing field for custom and self build ...

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 ...

Developer Collective training events help building professionals become developers ...

11/Jan/2020

There’s a host of small infill and backland sites that need the right skills that will enable architects to put on the developers hat and bring them to market. Developer ...