Architectural Design Services for Self Build
Here to guide you through your self build journey, our architectural design team have many years' experience designing beautiful unique homes. Our service starts by taking you through an extensive design brief, complete architectural design plans to technical and manufacturing drawings.
With over 50 years’ experience, let us discuss your house design. Fill in the form below to get in touch with one of our self build consultants.
How can we help design your dream home?
Self-building with Potton, gives you the opportunity to create your very own home. We have a variety of services available for you to choose from, depending on where you are in the design stage:
1. Complete bespoke service
Our bespoke service is the most popular route for our self build customers. It provides the complete package from start to finish. Our team of architects and self build experts, will help you to create your beautiful home. Once you have your plot, they will guide you on all aspects of design, to secure planning permission, through to technical drawings and building regulation approval.
2. Tailor an existing Potton design
It can be daunting when you first start to design your home with so many options and choices available. To help you get you started we have a collection of homes that work as a tool. Our designs can help inspire you at the start of the process, and steer your thoughts on the layout and floor plan. Our experienced design team will help develop your ideas, to achieve a home that suits you. As with our complete bespoke service we help secure planning and include all technical drawings.
3. Already have a design
The Potton Select Service is perfect for those who are ready to move to the manufacturing stage. If you already have architectural plans and planning permission, you can still enjoy one of our high-performance homes. Our experienced design team, can help produce technical drawings for building regulation approval. You can also benefit from our on-site manufacturing and precision engineering.
House Designs & Floor Plans
To help shape your dream home into a buildable design, we’ve pulled together some of the stylish and unique houses we’ve helped our customers create. Browse our house designs and floor plans to use as a springboard for your imagination, and work with Potton to turn it in to a new, bespoke design that’s entirely yours.
Self Build Knowledge Hub
Learn more about how to design a house with our self build Knowledge Hub guides.
Designing Your Home
Discover the best approaches to designing your own self build house, including the thought processes behind designing for everyday life.
Self Build Systems and Types
Discover different routes to self build with Potton, including the differences and benefits of Timber Frame and SIPs build systems.
Download Your Own Design Brief
We've put together a design brief template for you to download, print and complete. In this brief we take you through some easy ways to communicate your ideas, thinking about your needs and desires of your dream home. Once its completed you can pass to your house designer, who will be able to translate your proposal, develop the plans and design a home unique to you.
Architectural Design Case Studies
Read case studies of Potton customers to find out how they benefited from our architectural design services.
The Gibsons found their dream plot in a picturesque Hampshire village after about five years of searching. It came with existing planning permission and its 1.3 acres ...
Self building had been a longstanding dream of Hannah and Charlie Warboys. They bought a house in Cambridgeshire in 2011 and were considering renovating
Self Build Academy
Potton's expert team are here to help you in all aspects of your self build journey. Our Self Build Academy offers a variety of workshops, webinars and live events, covering different self build topics. Whether you're searching for a plot of land, need help understanding how to finance your build, or you want to get familiar with the construction process, the Self Build Academy has resources to help you.Learn about the Self Build Academy