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Undertaking work on site? Follow NaCSBA’s guidance for safe practice!


NaCSBA's guidance will help any self builder or custom builder ensure that work on site is safe for everyone involved, ...

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NSBRC offers virtual courses


The National Custom and Self Build Centre is running many of its courses digitally - so find out how you ...

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BLOG: building for a family of 8 that can’t afford


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

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Free self build webinars from NaCSBA and the NSBRC


The National Self Build and Renovation Centre has teamed up with NaCSBA to bring would-be self builders free training webinars, ...

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Hook Norton community housing project applies for planning permission


Hook Norton's community-led development, designed by Charlie Luxton Design, has been submitted for planning permission ...


Shows update: new dates for events affected by Coronavirus


Coronavirus has caused many homebuilding shows to change their dates, so find out what's moved, and what you can do ...


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 ...

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Moving house during the crisis


Government has called on renters and buyers alike to not move house during the crisis. ...

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Self builders exempt from planned new Homes Ombudsman scheme


Self builders are to be exempt from the new Home Ombudsman scheme, designed to give home buyers redress should their ...

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National Custom and Self Build Week & Grand Designs Live:


National Custom and Self Build Week has been rescheduled, running from 24-28 August as part of Grand Designs London, Excel, ...