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!

To access presentation slides used at exhibitions or Academy events, please click here to go to the Self Build Portal

Don't forget to claim your FREE Self Build Academy Membership card here

Ideas book & Our Guide - 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.)

Cover Our Guide - Show Centre And Budgeting

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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If you'd like us to post you a complimentary copy of the latest issue please click here

       Issue 1 (2015)                   Issue 2 (2016)                   Issue 3 (2017)
Cover  Bb Issue 2 Cover Bb Issue 3 Front Cover

Issue 4 (2018)

Build Beautiful Cover Issue 4


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...
Case Studies 2   Case Studies

Case Studies 3

'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

High Performance Homes  Select Cover

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

 Insulation Guide Cover

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

VAT Reclaim

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

Fire Safety Cover