27 Jul 2017
The idea of self-building one’s very own home is highly admired within the UK; with the idea of a dwelling suited to homeowners’ needs, inclusive of all amenities that have been tailored to personal specifications, gaining traction across the nation. The notion is so widespread that many self-builders are undertaking…
01 Mar 2017
As experienced self-builders, Richard and Jo Collings had high standards for their final project – a four-bedroomed, energy-efficient house in a conservation area within rural Warwickshire.
27 Sep 2016
With a shared passion for restoring properties to their former glory, Charlotte Thomson and Joey Auger couldn’t have imagined embarking on a more unconventional project – converting a public convenience into a coastal retreat.
25 Aug 2016
When a 1970s bungalow with two acres of land came up for sale in the picturesque village of Pirbright, Surrey, Mike and Jenny Hobbs jumped at the chance of buying it.
27 Jul 2016
To enjoy vast amounts of natural light and its surrounding vistas, one Wimbledon self-build home has benefitted from over £100,000 worth of glazing from architectural glazing specialist, DWL Windows, Doors & Conservatories.
24 Jun 2016
When Landscape Gardener Peter Child bought a plot of land on the very edge of the ancient Ashdown Forest, his vision was to take inspiration from the land and work with local resources to create a genuine organic country hideaway.
07 Mar 2016
Sitting on the site of a demolished and undistinguished 1950s farm worker’s cottage just outside Bath, and in the Bath and Bristol Green Belt, Springfield Farm is a contemporary and individual home designed specifically to meet the needs of its owners.
02 Sep 2015
A historic Aberdeenshire home now benefits from a contrasting and contemporary extension, which has brought Scandinavia to Scotland.