30 Mar 2017
Architect and first-time self-builder, Damon Ball, has created a picturesque new home in the Vale of White Horse. Here, we uncover the ins and outs of how he budgeted and financed the development.
01 Mar 2017
If you want to create your own bespoke home, custom-building could be for you, and the UK has a wealth of interesting new developments, says Tom Connor from Custom Build Homes.
31 Jan 2017
If you want a trouble-free route to creating your own bespoke home, follow these essential tips to ensure success, says BuildStore’s Rachel Pyne.
21 Dec 2016
BuildStore’s Rachel Pyne answers your questions on how to set a realistic budget and finance your next home-building project.
24 Nov 2016
Charlie Luxton first opened his eyes to the world of architecture at the age of 13. After contemplating a career in sculpting, architecture took over and Charlie took off to the Royal College of Art to undertake his Masters degree. Here, Charlie explains where his passion for sustainability stemmed from…
28 Oct 2016
If you want to create your own home, but don’t want to go down the solo self-build route then the custom build option may be the perfect fit, says BuildStore’s Tom Connor.
27 Sep 2016
Keep on top of your finances and don’t underestimate the cost of your project if you want to successfully complete your new home, says BuildStore’s Rachel Pyne.
25 Aug 2016
If you’re looking for a self-build opportunity, securing a plot will be top of your list, but where should you start your search? BuildStore’s Raymond Connor investigates.
27 Jul 2016
Potton’s decision to build the UK’s first self-build Passivhaus show home at its St Neots show centre marks a significant step in the development of self-build in Britain. Now as the new show home nears completion, Potton, with the help of Author of the Housebuilder’s Bible Mark Brinkley, explores the…
24 Jun 2016
Many of us dream of building our own home, from designing the perfect living space, to hunting for those all-important finishing touches, but most of us think this will always be a dream, rather than becoming a reality.