NEWS

Experts call for dedicated modern methods of construction (MMC) design ...

09/Jul/2021

A group of residential experts are calling for a modern methods of construction (MMC) design code to link planning practice with construction practice. ...

The Right to Build Task Force is recruiting an Acting ...

08/Jul/2021

The Right to Build Task Force is looking for an experienced project manager to act as Head of the Right to Build Task Force for a six-month maternity cover period. ...

Beattie Passive expands into modular zero-carbon custom homes market ...

03/Jul/2021

Beattie Passive expands into modular zero-carbon custom homes market with a new range ...

Appeal decision strengthens the case for future custom and self ...

29/Jun/2021

On 14 June, an application for 100 dwellings, including 45% affordable and 10% self build, was allowed by Planning Inspector C Masters on land in the Green Belt, near Colney ...

Conservative MPs push back against proposed planning reforms ...

18/Jun/2021

Conservative MPs have pushed back against proposed planning reforms in a parliamentary debate, following the loss of a traditional Conservative seat ...

Government launches flagship First Homes scheme on dedicated ‘Own Your ...

11/Jun/2021

Own Your Own Home website launches Government's flagship First Homes scheme, part of a suite of support for home owners that includes Help to Build ...

Ecology Building Society raises the sustainability bar on green mortgages ...

09/Jun/2021

Ecology Building Society has raised the sustainability entry criteria on its green mortgages for custom and self builders ...

Right to Build Task Force Training – Local Plan writing ...

07/Jun/2021

Join the Right to Build Task Force on 17 June for a Local Plans Masterclass for councils and professionals working on local plans, in connection with custom and self build ...

NaCSBA remembers Paul Kempton and Peter Harris ...

02/Jun/2021

NaCSBA remembers Paul Kempton and Peter Harris, who have had a huge impact on the self build world over the last few decades. ...

Planning reform proposals stressed in Queen’s speech ...

17/May/2021

In her opening of Parliament, the Queen stressed her government's commitment to its planning reform proposals, as set out in Planning for the Future ...