Introduction to Self Building and How to Find Land

Introduction to Self-Build & Finding Land

If you are considering self-build for the first time or still searching for a plot, then this seminar provides an essential introduction to the process, covering key topics including finding land, designing your home, getting planning permission and how to build a timber frame home.

This seminar will provide you with all the information you need to start your self build journey and is available at two locations;

Self Build Show Centre, Mill Lane, Little Paxton, St.Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 6EF

National Self-Build & Renovation Centre, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB

Course Contents

  • What is self build  - Who does it? How do people manage their builds? How do you find and appraise a plot of land?
  • Top tips for finding a plot: - Is it a plot or not? - Managing risks - Purchasing a plot
  • Finance - How much does it cost & how to budget for your build
  • Design - How to create a design brief, understanding lifestyle requirements and budget limitations
  • Planning Permission - Understanding and navigating the planning process
  • Energy efficiency explained
  • The construction process
Course Cost: Free
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Self Build Academy

Potton Self Build Show Centre

Mill Lane, Little Paxton,

St Neots, Cambridgeshire

PE19 6EF

01480 403285

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