If we choose to live on site in a static caravan whilst self-building, how would we access utilities? Thanks for your reply.
I am in need of advice on exterior lightweight cladding – in the form of planks. I can’t find any that is anything other than cheap PVCu. It is to go on the top half of my self build timber frame house. The bottom half is clad in brick but I want to clad the rest in timber to make it easier and...
i am building a timber frame house house and the roof and tiles are on the house and now bricking up the exterior,
Between the top bricks and soffit do I just point it in with mortar or my brickie said to put an expanding foam strip in as its timer frame it may settle ?
cost of the strip is £500...
I'm dreaming of self build an Organic small holding.
I know my need for farm and residential buildings.
Need 50 acre on the south west warmest part of UK.
Is there some specific regulations?
Where I can start looking for support.
We are looking at purchasing the bottom of a large garden to build our home on. We would like to build a two storey, four-bed house but are very flexible with regards to style and structural system. The surrounding houses are a mixture of houses, chalet bungalows and bungalows. It is likely to have...
I'm coming to the end of my self build which is a brand new detached house on a greenfield site. During the build I've just collected all the invoices and the time has now come to sort them out! I've downloaded the claim form and guidance notes but I've still got a...
I have a detached 1950’s bungalow that I would like to demolish and then rebuild. Through PP for an extension and the removal of bay windows plus the additional allowable Permitted Development of a porch, side and rear extensions there will be very little original wall left standing. Additionally...
I have a house and land that would be suitable as a potential demolish and rebuild site. The current property is a 4 bed detached and there would be room for 2 semis or possibly a row of 3.
It is in a residential sort-after quiet road and I foresee no problem with planning permission as...
Hello, I'm currently looking to go through the package company route for a self build. I've been talking to a handful of companies however I seem to be hitting a brick wall. The package companies are either:
1 - Happy for us to talk to previous clients but we can't visit previous...
I’ve purchased a garden infill plot which already has an eyesore of a warehouse building on site. It is, however, very close to the main home and takes up a majority of the garden. The small warehouse has been there for over a decade (evidenced by its asbestos build) and has been...