Self Build Homes

We specialise in designing truly bespoke self build homes, assist with gaining planning permission and help you complete your new home by supply and erecting the Potton timber frame kit. We have designed over 6,000 self build properties and have this experience to draw upon. We've a variety of different design routes for customers to choose from. We have the UKs only self build show centre, with five stunning show homes in a range of designs.

Our design services can be tailored to suit your requirements. Perhaps you've fallen in love with one of our show homes or would like to alter something you've seen in our Ideas Book, our services are flexible. If you'd prefer you can work with our self build designers to create a home that's truly bespoke starting from a blank page. Find out more here

What can I build - How much will it cost to build a house?

The cost to build your own home varies depending on the size of property, where in the UK you want to build and if you project manage the build yourself or employ a project manager. You can download our ideas book full of house designs and our price guide to get an approximate cost of self build. We offer a range of timber frame and SIP building systems.

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How we can help you on your self build journey...


Self Build Homes, Finding Land Self Buld Homes, Designing Your Home Self Build Planning Permission

How to Find Land

We can help you find the perfect plot for your Self Build Home

Design Your Home

Architectural service to design a home tailored to you

 Planning Permission

Our specialist team can help secure planning permission for your home 

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Build Systems

Choose your build system and specify how energy efficient you want your home to be 

Self Build Videos

Brian and Loveday Ellis show you around their Potton home in this short video

 Your Potton Home

Work with our Customer Contracts Manager to plan and start your self build

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Send us your Drawings 

Already have a design? You can still benefit from a Potton home

 Potton Show Homes

Make a visit to St Neots and Swindon

 Contact Us

Speak to our friendly team about your needs



Start your self build with Potton Self Build Homes 


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Visit our show homes

Four of our stunning self build designs have been brought to life at the Potton Self Build Show Centre...

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Show Centre


  • The National Self Build & Renovation Show

    Visit us at The National Selfbuild & Renovation Show

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  • Potton’s Self Build Show Home Re Opens after Extensive Renovation

    Our Milchester show home has reopened following an extensive makeover!

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  • Grand Reopening of the Milchester Show Home

    Following an extensive refurbishment we will be holding a grand reopening of our Milchester show home on 17th&18th March

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  • Potton celebrates important win at Build It Awards

    Potton celebrates winning Beslf Seelf Build for Under £250k

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  • Show Home Remodel Marks 25th Anniversary Celebrations of Self Build Show Centre

    The Milchester show home is under going a complete makeover through the winter months

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  • Potton Shortlisted in the 2017 Build It Awards

    Potton have been shortlisted in 5 categories for the 2017 Build It Awards

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  • Potton Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Self Build Show Centre

    Potton celebrate 25 years of the Self Build Show Centre

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  • Potton customers featured on Channel 4

    Watch Potton customers on Channel 4's Flat Pack Mansions

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  • Plot for Sale in Norfolk

    A generous single building plot, with outline planning permission for a Potton barn is for sale in Heacham, Norfolk

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  • Wickhambrook Barn Receives Kitchen Makeover

    Callerton kitchens have completed a transformation in our Wickhambrook show barn at our St Neot's based show centre

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Twitter Feed

  • pottonselfbuild: RT @BerecoWindows: Bereco Timber Windows And Doors Feature In @pottonselfbuild Millchester Showhouse!… (10/04/2018) (about 13 days ago)
  • pottonselfbuild: Our Milchester show home has reopened following a full refurbishment. Our Self Build Show Centre is open this Satu… (29/03/2018) (about 25 days ago)
  • pottonselfbuild: Potton Elsworth Show Home - Build to Passivhaus standard: via @YouTube (26/03/2018) (about 28 days ago)
  • pottonselfbuild: Self Build Academy: via @YouTube (21/03/2018) (about 33 days ago)
  • pottonselfbuild: We had a great weekend welcoming the first visitors to the newly madeover Milchester show home! 🥂🍾 The Milchester (19/03/2018) (about 35 days ago)
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