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Hook Norton community housing

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. ...

new build homes

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 ...

Grand Designs Montage

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, ...

HB&R winners 2019

Is your self build home a Home of the Year


The Daily Telegraph Homebuildng & Renovating 2020 Awards have opened to applications ...

RUSS lease

Milestone reached as lease signed for RUSS affordable self build


A community-led self build housing project in Lewisham is one step closer with the signing of its 250-year lease, enabling ...

Self Build Blog, part 2: building for a family of


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

Self Build Wales

New Self Build Wales scheme makes building a dream home


The new Self Build Wales scheme will help more people build, with 100% loan for the build cost, 75% for ...