After having spent many years financing large-scale social and private housing, Ken Cox, and his wife Helen, were confident that they could finally take on the challenge of building their own unique home.
Published in Innovative Homes
i-build continues to follow Will Anderson as his self-build journey unfolds. This month, he welcomes to the arrival of his bespoke staircase, designed by Metal Worker Jonathan Rowlandson.
Published in Time Will Tell
Approximately 13,000 people across the UK complete their own self-build home every year and despite a common misconception, following the custom or self-build option is not just for those with grand designs and grand budgets…
Published in Structural elements
With increasing concerns over the environment and fuel prices steadily rising, a homeowner from Leicestershire made the decision to build himself an energy efficient property.
Published in i-build
Despite initial reservations, Tan Jeraj realised the renovation potential of a small and dated bungalow in Mitcham, London, and transformed it into a spacious, long-term family home.
Published in Innovative Homes
i-build continues to follow Will Anderson as his self-build journey unfolds. This month, he basks in the glory of completing his walnut kitchen.
Published in Time Will Tell
Taking the first financial and emotional leap towards fulfilling a self-build dream by buying a plot of land can be surprisingly complicated, fraught and overwhelming.
Published in Structural elements
When Nick Oldridge and his family found their perfect plot, a disastrous discovery turned them from hopeful renovators into fully-fledged self-builders overnight.
Published in Innovative Homes
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…
Published in Rural Retreat
Andrew Reardon, Senior Selfbuild Account Handler at self-build insurance policy expert, ProAktive Selfbuild, outlines the Health & Safety responsibilities of the self-builder.
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