How should I design my self-build?

When creating your ideal home, we know how important it is for everything to be perfect. Our handy guide will ensure that you take the right steps to ensure your design vision becomes a reality. Discover more here.

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Build methods

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A major part of the appeal of self-build is having complete control over the construction method you use. The one you ultimately decide on will be down to a series of factors, notably design preferences, budget and your own skills.

How to get final planning permission

Once outline planning permission has been approved, the next step is to make a reserved matters application which deals with all of the outstanding details of the outline application proposal. Our handy blog will guide you through the details needed and outline reasons for refusal too. 

Maximising the space of your self-build

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When it comes to planning your self-build, maximising space is a key factor to consider. Have you ever thought about using your roof to create an extra bedroom, home office or playroom?