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Lenders and developers attend custom build meeting ...

23/Feb/2015

A custom build meeting for lenders and developers, led by the Building Societies Association (BSA) on the 10th February, allowed lenders to understand developers’ immediate plans for the provision of ...

Update on the aims of the Custom Build Working Group ...

20/Feb/2015

I thought I’d update you with some of the Custom Build Working Group’s movements. One of the main challenges it to tackle the definition of ‘custom build’ as although we’re ...

Forthcoming Custom Build Finance Summit ...

18/Feb/2015

To tackle some of the financial issues surrounding the custom build sector, a Custom Build Finance Summit – led by Legal & General and BuildStore – will take place on ...

Meeting people keen to build in a group ...

03/Feb/2015

  As part of NaCSBA’s Collective Custom Build Working Group, the team and I have been meeting people who are keen to build in a group and other researchers who ...

Thoughts from the recent Right to Build meeting ...

28/Jan/2015

I’ve taken some time over the Christmas/New Year period to digest the topics raised at the recent ‘Right to Build meeting’ held by NaCSBA and the Department for Communities and ...

Reaching out to Scotland and Northern Ireland ...

27/Jan/2015

NaCSBA is keen for its sub-team of technical experts to broaden its reach across the UK. Scotland and Northern Ireland, for example, represents around 25% of the UK’s custom/self build ...

Response to DCLG Right to Build Consultation ...

07/Jan/2015

We have made a formal response to the Department for Communities and Local Government’s ‘Right to Build: Supporting Custom and Self Build Consultation’. This consultation ran from 23 October to ...

Scottish Study trip ...

19/Dec/2014

Earlier this month the three strong research team headed North to speak to a range of organisations that have been involved in delivering serviced building plots or collective custom build ...

Presenting at PlaceShapers Custom Build event ...

09/Dec/2014

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting PlaceShapers: a network which represents over 100 housing associations. As part of this event, I gave a presentation on the potential of custom ...

Section 106 Abolished for Self Builders ...

28/Nov/2014

NaCSBA can claim a major success in its efforts to help self builders across the UK with news announced by DCLG today. People building their own homes will now be ...