The contaminated land regime in the UK is set out in a number of documents which outline a framework – or process flow, if you like. Much like assessing a risk in health and safety,…
Published in Viewpoint
You have found the site or renovation project of your dreams and are keen to get started. The last thing you need are delays with processing your planning application. Here Sarah Chilcott, Managing Director at…
Published in Viewpoint
Building your dream forever home is an exciting prospect and one that the Potters looked forward to. WeberHaus helped them to design and build their stunning, post-retirement house on their own land, to suit their…
Published in Structural elements
Stefan Weisshuhn, Architect and Head of WeberHaus UK – premium, prefabricated homes specialist – explains how the design and build of your own home should be future-proofed to remain perfect for you and your lifestyle…
Published in Project Inspiration
Self-build projects account for 7 to 10% of new housing in England each year (around 12,000 homes); a figure dwarfed by 80% in Austria and 60% in France. Barriers to self-build in England include; lack…
The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a planning charge introduced by the Planning Act 2008 as a tool for local authorities in England and Wales. Monies from CIL can help local authorities deliver infrastructure to…
When in search of a comfortable, healthy, bespoke and energy-efficient home, Aberdeenshire couple Vic Kirwan and Teresa Green felt that a self-build was going to be the best way to achieve their criteria.
Published in Sustainable Living
If you are an owner of a listed property or are thinking of buying one, you might have a number of questions but are unsure who to ask or where to turn for advice. Here,…
Completing a planning application for a self-build can feel like taking a trip into the vast unknown and is often approached with a certain degree of trepidation. It’s no surprise, as very few are likely…
Published in Structural elements
Here, Brewers Home advises on the best way to start when turning your empty canvas into a home, and how to achieve an all-year-round space that suits all needs and occasions.
Published in Project Inspiration
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