Self Build Homes

by Hugh Metcalf

November 15, 2019

Discover 5 of the UK's best brick self-build homes

The Brick Awards has crowned its best property projects for 2019 - take a look at the exceptional houses shortlisted for the Individual Housing Development…
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Self Build Homes

7 trending eco-friendly construction materials

With a growing focus on eco-friendly builds, these are the material trends the experts predict will dominate 2020.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs: House of the Year 2019 winner revealed

This year's winner of RIBA's House of the Year has been announced - find out which creative build stole the crown.
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Home Improvements

Countertop basin trends for bold bathrooms

Experiment with materials, colours and finishes in the bathroom by choosing one of these trending countertop basin styles.
Kevins Column

Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof.
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Self Build Homes

Discover this exceptional build in the Lincolnshire Wolds

As featured on the cover of Grand Designs December 2019, explore this build of architectural significance.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs House of the Year 2019 shortlist

Which houses have been shortlisted for the RIBA House of the Year 2019? We've got details, as featured on Grand Designs House of the Year...
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Home Improvements

Explore The Mill House Project's contemporary master suite

Be inspired by this incredible property's master suite renovation that showcases its redesigned open-plan space.
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Self Build Homes

Over half of local authorities now support self-build home plans

New research has found that 58% of local authorities have plans in the works that support self-build homes.
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Home Improvements

How to create a 'lifestyle bathroom'

Use your bathroom as more of a living space in your home rather than just a functional one. Here are our styling tips.
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Home Improvements

5 real kitchens showcasing sustainable plywood

Looking for inspiration for your kitchen materials? Plywood could be your perfect eco-friendly, budget-friendly pick.
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Competitions

Win a luxury spa for your home

We've teamed up with Wellis to offer one lucky winner the chance to get their very own sun spa worth £4,000. Enter our fantastic competition...
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Self Build Homes

MP Richard Bacon: ‘Is Right to Build legislation delivering enough plots?'

Richard Bacon MP highlights the need for local council to deliver more plots to fulfil the Right to Build legislation, on the run up to...
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Competitions

WIN a stunning wall mural worth £500

Enter this fantastic competition for your chance to win a mural from Wallpaper INK.