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Self Build help and advice . Find services and products

Building Plots of Land

Find information on where to find you dream building plot.

Mortgages and Finance

Links to the best and most flexible Self Build Mortgages.

Timber Frames

House designs from the leading timber frame companies.

House Designs

Drawings and pictures of completed houses

Structural Warranty

A competitive priced warranty similar to the NHBC and Zurich Municipal 10 year warranties.


Full insurance package for your building site.

Product Selector

Listings on all the building materials suppliers.

Selfbuild Books

Discount books for Self build and DIY


Guide to help new starters, from finding land to landscaping the garden.


The selfbuild calculator will help you find out a rough idea of build costs.


Can be difficult to find reliable tradesmen, this points you in the right direction.

DIY Advice

Self builders are DIYers who have taken on a bigger project.

Case Studies

Follow the progress of other self builders.


The final part of building your house is to landscape the plot.

Discussion and Chatroom

Leave messages and contact other self builders

Builder Merchants

Find your building materials suppliers

VAT Reclaim

Learn how to claim back the VAT at the end of the project

Selfbuild Links

Links to other self build related websites


All the major Self build exhibitions are listed with free tickets to most

Traditional Built Homes

Designs for traditional built houses with brick stone and block

Building Plots

Exclusive range of building plots available

Land in the South West

Land finding service for the south west of the UK


Information on books and other sources

Selfbuild Land

How to find your ideal self build plot

Selfbuild Mortgages

Where to find the most self build friendly mortgage


Find insurance to cover all the perils while building

Building Materials

Find the cheapest materials to build your house


Link to the best land finding database

Building Houses

How to build your house

House build

Home building


Advice and information


Discount building materials

Timber Frame Plans

Different designs of homes

Residential Land

Lists of land for sale

Goodwood Timber Frame

Worcester Timber Frame

Marlborough Timber Frame

Newbury Timber Frame

DIY Books

Discount books for DIY

Electrical Books

Learn how to be your own electrician

Gardening Books

Become a green fingered expert

Selfbuild Books

One of the best books featured is Building your own home by Murray Armour

Plumbing Books

Become a central heating expert

Green Building Books

Build an eco friendly house

Why Selfbuild

Tells us what the advantages are in building your own house

Where do I Find Land

Advises on where to look for building plots

Land Found

What next?

Planning Permission

All the information on how to get planning permission


Explains where to get the best mortgage

Estimating costs

You cannot plan a selfbuild if you do not know how much it will cost you

Hiring Tradesmen

Very difficult subject but we point you in the right direction

Product Advertising

If you want your products listed in the directory

Architectural Salvage

Used bricks slates and timber etc


All the goods and fittings needed to fit out a bathroom

Bricks and Stone

Find suppliers and manufacturers of bricks and stone

Building Materials

Manufacturers of heavyside materials

Central Heating

Stockists of radiators and plumbing fittings


Beautifully finishes off your does a conservatory


Paints and wallpapers to decorate your home


Sewers treatment plants and septic tanks

Electrical Goods

Cable lights switches and all electrical goods


Fires stoves and fireplaces


Tile slate and timber floors

Garden Goods

Plant trees and horticultural items

Gates and Fences

At the end of the build why not finish the project with a set of ornimental gates

Green Energy

Power and heat your home naturally

Underfloor Heating

Suppliers and installers of underfloor heating


Screws hinges door handles etc


Keep your house warm and energy efficient


Bespoke kitchen designs


Slate tiles and accessories


Staircases and spiral stairs


Ceramic wall tiles


All types of timber supplied


Power and hand tools


Central vacuum systems


Heat recovery ventilation

Windows and Doors

Timber and UPVC windows and doors


All other products