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Your one-stop-shop for self and custom build information and inspiration. Step should be to register your interest with councils, in the areas where you’d like to build.

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Moving you closer to building your own home

Building your home is incredibly rewarding, and it’s easier than you think! Most self-builders don’t lay bricks themselves, but manage professionals to build their home. If you don’t want to be hands-on, then commissioning a custom build house could be the right route. 

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Moving you closer to building your own home

Building your home is incredibly rewarding, and it’s easier than you think! Most self-builders don’t lay bricks themselves, but manage professionals to build their home. If you don’t want to be hands-on, then commissioning a custom build house could be the right route. 

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Councils now have to grant sufficient planning permissions to match the number people who have registered an interest in building their own home. If you do one thing, make sure you’ve registered. 

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Self & custom build news

Goldcrest Custom Homes launcheds London’s first shell scheme of custom build apartments

Goldcrest Custom Homes has launched London's first shell scheme of custom build apartments, allowing

BLOG: building at Graven Hill with lapd Architects, part 2

NaCSBA member lapd Architects is working with several self builders on projects at Graven Hill, Oxfo

Self build scheme builds new skills and homes for veterans

A self build scheme in Herefordshire has been completed, giving previously unemployed veterans new s

Government announces raft of measures to boost custom and self build

Government continues to work to help anyone wishing to build their own home with a raft of new annou

Advice for self builders during Coronavirus

If you are self building during the Coronavirus outbreak take a look at these considerations to ensu

Stellco Homes joins the custom build market

Stellco Homes has added custom build to its offering as a route to homes, and is hosting a register

Graven Hill launches new range of custom build homes

Graven Hill in Bicester, Oxfordshire, has launched a new range of 3- and 5-bedroom custom build home

NaCSBA’s 2020 review – self build in good shape

The Self Build Portal is the consumer website of the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaC

Low carbon custom build wins joint first in Homes of 2030 Competition

Igloo Regeneration's +Home custom build concept is a joint winner, along with Connector Housing, in

Help to Build will be a game changer for self builders

Government announced a new self build Help to Build, together with finance packages to create servic

Goldcrest Custom Homes launcheds London’s first shell scheme of custom build apartments

Goldcrest Custom Homes has launched London's first shell scheme of custom build apartments, allowing

BLOG: building at Graven Hill with lapd Architects, part 2

NaCSBA member lapd Architects is working with several self builders on projects at Graven Hill, Oxfo

Self build scheme builds new skills and homes for veterans

A self build scheme in Herefordshire has been completed, giving previously unemployed veterans new s

Government announces raft of measures to boost custom and self build

Government continues to work to help anyone wishing to build their own home with a raft of new annou

Advice for self builders during Coronavirus

If you are self building during the Coronavirus outbreak take a look at these considerations to ensu

Stellco Homes joins the custom build market

Stellco Homes has added custom build to its offering as a route to homes, and is hosting a register

Graven Hill launches new range of custom build homes

Graven Hill in Bicester, Oxfordshire, has launched a new range of 3- and 5-bedroom custom build home

NaCSBA’s 2020 review – self build in good shape

The Self Build Portal is the consumer website of the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaC

Low carbon custom build wins joint first in Homes of 2030 Competition

Igloo Regeneration's +Home custom build concept is a joint winner, along with Connector Housing, in

Help to Build will be a game changer for self builders

Government announced a new self build Help to Build, together with finance packages to create servic

Goldcrest Custom Homes launcheds London’s first shell scheme of custom build apartments

Goldcrest Custom Homes has launched London's first shell scheme of custom build apartments, allowing

BLOG: building at Graven Hill with lapd Architects, part 2

NaCSBA member lapd Architects is working with several self builders on projects at Graven Hill, Oxfo

Self build scheme builds new skills and homes for veterans

A self build scheme in Herefordshire has been completed, giving previously unemployed veterans new s

Government announces raft of measures to boost custom and self build

Government continues to work to help anyone wishing to build their own home with a raft of new annou

Advice for self builders during Coronavirus

If you are self building during the Coronavirus outbreak take a look at these considerations to ensu

Stellco Homes joins the custom build market

Stellco Homes has added custom build to its offering as a route to homes, and is hosting a register

Graven Hill launches new range of custom build homes

Graven Hill in Bicester, Oxfordshire, has launched a new range of 3- and 5-bedroom custom build home

NaCSBA’s 2020 review – self build in good shape

The Self Build Portal is the consumer website of the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaC

Low carbon custom build wins joint first in Homes of 2030 Competition

Igloo Regeneration's +Home custom build concept is a joint winner, along with Connector Housing, in

Help to Build will be a game changer for self builders

Government announced a new self build Help to Build, together with finance packages to create servic