Finding a Self Build Plot

Learn from our many years experience, helping to guide our customers to search for the ideal plot. Find out what to look for and discover new ideas that could help you uncover a potential plot! 

Locating a suitable piece of land can be difficult, but we are here to help! We’ve built over 7,000 homes and know exactly what to look for when considering a self build plot. Our team of professionals have a high success rate, and can help advise you on your chosen plot.

How to find a plot
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Is it a Plot or Not?

When looking for a plot of land, think about these questions to see how viable it is for your self build project.

  • Is the site within a town or village boundary? Land located in open countryside is unlikely to gain planning permission.
  • Has the land had planning permission in the past?
  • What are the ground conditions?
  • Could you get services to the plot, and if so, at what cost?

Get in touch with one of our self build consultants for an appraisal on the viability for your plot of land

Plot appraisal
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Watch: How to Buy and Value a Plot of Land

Finding a plot can be the hardest part of the self build journey, but we are here to help. Join Potton's Managing Director, Mark Stevenson in this pre-recorded self-build webinar. Get some tips from the experts on how to prepare for plot hunting, including best-practice and how to value potential building plots.

Custom Build Plots

Let us do the hard work! Buy a plot with planning permission and services, ready to go. We have a variety of plots available across the UK on custom build sites. Browse our available sites to help find your perfect plot.

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Plot Hunting Courses in the Self Build Academy

We understand that finding a plot can be overwhelming, and no one expects you to have all the answers. This is why we have developed a number of tools to help you on your search. Our Self Build Academy is the perfect place to start building your knowledge. Learn how to start searching for a plot, what makes a good self build plot and the process of buying land. Our range of online resources help you learn where to look for land and how suitable it is for building your home

Learn about the Self Build Academy

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