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passivhaus awards

Passivhaus Awards 2021 call for entries


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


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


National Self Build and Renovation Centre reopens 12 April


The National Self Build and Renovation Centre is set to reopen on the 12 April to welcome people for in ...

Horam Self Builds

Leaper Land puts in for 22-plot East Sussex site for


Leaper Land Promotion has applied for planning permission for 22-plot site for custom and self build in Horam, East Sussex ...

Home of the year award 2020

Home of the Year 2020 winners announced


The Daily Telegraph and Homebuilding & Renovating Home of the Year Awards 2020 have been announced, celebrating outstanding homes ...

Goldcrest's shell scheme

Goldcrest launches London’s first complete shell scheme of custom build


Goldcrest Custom Homes has launched London's first shell scheme of custom build apartments, allowing buyers to customise their homes ...

lapd Architects design for a self build at Graven Hill

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, Oxfordshire – the UK’s largest ...

Veterans self build

Self build scheme builds new skills and homes for veterans


A self build scheme in Herefordshire has been completed, giving previously unemployed veterans new skills and new homes for their ...


Government announces raft of measures to boost custom and self


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

Covid19 working guide

Advice for self builders during Coronavirus


If you are self building during the Coronavirus outbreak take a look at these considerations to ensure you and your ...