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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 ...

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 ...

HexxHome launch

New HexxHome show home designed by Charlie Luxton launches at


Join Graven Hill's team for a look around the new HexxHome showhome launch Sat 29 Feb, and find out about ...


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 ...