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Graven Hill

A third of Graven Hill self builds choose Modern Methods

11/Jun/2021

Graven Hill embraces the future of housebuilding with a third of all self builders choosing Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) ...

Own your own home website

Government launches flagship First Homes scheme on dedicated website

07/Jun/2021

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

Money houses

Increasing availability of larger self build mortgages rounds out buoyant

21/May/2021

BuildStore Mortgage Services reports that increasing availability of larger self build mortgages rounds out buoyant market ...

infill housing

1 in 3 would be happy to self build in

10/May/2021

1 in 3 would be happy to self build in their garden, if they had space and could secure planning ...

COHOHUB festival

Discover community led housing with Thames Valley Community Led Housing

07/May/2021

From local authorities to would be group members, the Thames Valley Community Led Housing Festival (10-14 May) looks at how ...

roof trusses on a Potton home

Self and Custom Build Action Plan launched

01/May/2021

The government has announced a Self and Custom Build Action Plan - a suite of measures designed to support more ...

English Brothers Self Build

£150 million ‘Help to Build’ scheme to open self or

24/Apr/2021

The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) welcomes today’s launch of the £150 million Help to Build equity loan fund. ...

Zehnder MVHR unit

5 steps to make your Self-Build more sustainable

21/Apr/2021

Zehnder brings self builders advice on factoring sustainability in from the planning stage, give you an energy efficient home from ...

passivhaus awards

Passivhaus Awards 2021 call for entries

13/Apr/2021

The Passivhaus Awards 2021 are open for entries from homeowners - but be quick as the deadline is the 20 ...

Anne Fennel Family

BLOG: self building for a London family that can’t afford

07/Apr/2021

Follow the story of one London couple on their self build journey, as they create a home for themselves, their ...