Potton Library

Welcome to a wealth of information to help you through your self build journey. From Ideas books for inspiration to case studies providing insight into Potton homes, you can read, download & save all of the material below.
Please click on each image below to read.

Why not visit our Self Build Show Centre in Cambridgeshire where a lot of our literature is available for you to take away!

Ideas book & Price Guides - Take inspiration from our Ideas Book where we've compiled over 50 of our designs. The Price Guide* can be used alongside the Ideas Book to cross-check guide build prices to help you to budget. 
(*Please note - in the Price Guide, 'Guide Build Cost' refers to a finished home to a good specification, but excluding the land cost.)

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More design ideas - Our Ideas Book wasn't enough, you wanted more! We've now compiled even more of our self build designs into this additional e-book. 


build beautiful magazine - Our annual magazine is full of informative articles, the latest self build news & a look inside our customers homes in the most recent case studies. We hope you enjoy it. 

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       Issue 1 (2015)                   Issue 2 (2016)                   Issue 3 (2017)
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Issue 4 (2018)

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Self Build Academy - Explore our educational events, seminars and workshops! For the latest course dates and to book please visit the Academy website here


Case Studies - Look inside our customers homes...
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'How To' Guides - Each stage of the process explained, from design, to planning, project management and build routes. These guides are a must-read!

How To Self Build Cover  Beginner 's Guide To Self Build

Finding & Appraising a Plot - Invaluable information for those looking for land, including what to look out for and answering the all-important question 'is it a plot or not?'

Plots Guide HB&R  Appraising Land Cover

High Performance Homes - A detailed look into our various timber frame and Structural Insulated Panel build systems
Potton Select brochure - A pamphlet specifically for those who already have an approved design are are looking for a build system

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Potton Insulation Service - Our service explained (Insulation service available to ALL self builders)

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VAT Explained - As a self builder you can reclaim VAT on many elements of the build. Find out more...

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Fire Safety Explanatory Note - Choosing the right building system for your home

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