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Small sites for self or custom build marketed by Calderdale


Calderdale Council is selling several small sites for custom and self build, which offer potential for an enabling or custom ...

Water Lillies

Design your own eco-home at Water Lilies, Bristol


Eco Custom Build development Water Lilies, Bristol, has plots available for homeowners to customise to their needs ...

Stonehouse Housing Association Launch

19-home veterans self build scheme starts on site


A group of veterans will be self building at a 19 homes site in Hereford, offering the opportunity to gain ...

Lowfield Green plots

York’s Lowfield Green Custom Build plots snapped up


Six custom build plots in York have been snapped up by eager buyers looking to create their perfect home in ...

Marmalade Lane Cohousing

Councils restricting people from signing Right to Build registers with


The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) has released new findings showing that, while the number of self builders ...

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 ...

Build It 30th

Happy 30th Birthday to Build It magazine!


Self Build specialist title Build It magazine has reached a milestone of 30 years helping people with their dreams of ...

Build it awards

Build It Awards celebrate custom and self build successes


The Build It Awards 2019 once again hosted a gala evening to celebrate the best of custom and self build. ...

Home of the year

Home of the Year 2019 winners revealed


Take inspiration from the winners of the Homebuildng & Renovating and Daily Telegraph 2019 awards, with a host of brilliant ...

Christmas present

Get Christmas wrapped with a Self Build magazine subscription –


Grab a Christmas subscription for a Self Build magazine and give a gift that will last the entire year! ...