Welcome to the Self Build Academy

Our Self Build Academy provides a trusted source of information and courses covering a wide range of topics to support your project. Join hundreds of other self-builders by starting your journey with these learning resources, developed by our team of self build experts.

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About the Self Build Academy

Welcome to the Self Build Academy! We offer you free workshops, online resources, and live experiences, all crafted by our team of experts. We're here to guide and support you throughout your self build journey.
Discover information on a wide range of topics, from finance and plot hunting through to planning, project management, and house design. Our goal is to provide you with the essential knowledge you need for a successful build.
Join us at the Potton Self Build Show Centre, where our friendly team will share their expertise amidst the stunning surroundings. And don't forget to explore our five fully furnished self build show homes during your visit.

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Discover the latest events at the Self Build Academy. See what workshops, live builds and webinars are coming soon with our calendar of self-build events.

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The briefing was informative and entertaining. I learned a lot about the pitfalls of building your own dream home, as well as ways of getting around them. Much food for thought and I'd recommend that anyone thinking of undertaking such a venture does not do it lightly and asks the experts!

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The best way to start your self build journey is to visit our show centre in St Neots. We have five show houses for you to enjoy and expert advice on hand to talk you through your timber frame and SIPs options. Experience the different style homes and visualise how the space could fit your lifestyle. Why not book an appointment with one of our Self Build Consultants when you visit the show centre. They can offer expert advice and discuss your self build ideas.

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