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Right To Build creates a postcode lottery as 40,000 register


NaCSBA has found that 40,000 people have now signed up to Right to Build registers across England, but that the ...

Urban Mesh at Gingerbread City

Gingerbread city showcases custom build homes from Urban Mesh Design


This year's Gingerbread City at the V&A celebrates design with its Future Cities theme, with Urban Mesh's custom build terrace ...

Best Self Build or Renovation Project Build It Awards 2018

Build It Awards celebrate custom and self build successes


The annual Build It Awards 2018 took place in November celebrating the best in custom and self build over the ...

Task Force promotes community-led housing with awards of free advice


Following a call for applications earlier in the year, the Right to Build Task Force has awarded five organisations free help in ...

RUSS training day: From proposal to Planning


RUSS is running a one-day workshop for community-led groups on the 17 November, the second module in its education programme. ...

Could your grand design be built in a flying factory?


Off-site manufacture or construction is a staple of the Self-build industry, with timber-frame homes typically being built in factories. This ...

Self-builders responsible for one in three of all new detached


Newly released figures from HM Revenue & Customs for ‘VAT refunds for DIY housebuilders’ show that the self-build market was ...

Can you solve the housing crisis and win £50,000!


The Richard Koch BreakThrough Prize is this year offering anyone the chance of winning £50,000 for an essay on creating ...

Teignbridge District Council brings on a range of Custom and


Thanks to its percentage rule for serviced plots, Teignbridge District Council is permissioning a range of opportunities for Custom and Self-builders ...

Community groups should take up learnings from free Right to


The Right to Build Task Force has announced four more Expos for Autumn, offering ...