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Home Self Build

Build It

Monthly magazine for those undertaking a self build project or major renovation. Includes details of current features plus subscription information and ask an expert section.

Build Your Own House and Save a Fortune

Emma Tyrrell article from the Guardian on why people are opting to construct their own dream homes.


A social enterprise based in Bristol which aims to support and inspire the creation of sustainable homes and communities through self build.

Homebuilding and Renovating

Online home of this magazine; provides forums, news, how to guides, competitions and subscription information.

Homebuilding and Renovating Show

Runs self build and home improvement shows at the NEC and around the country. Includes information on ticketing and on what to expect from masterclasses and seminars.

Oxlet Build

A personal site following the stages of the building of a new house and the converting of a traditional stone barn. Site images, design details and the build diary.


Provides information about house design, planning, building and construction processes.

Self Build and Design

Profiles this magazine and gives subscription information, details of the current issue and a brochure/information request form. Also offers a downloadabe beginners' guide.

Self Build Central

Aims to provide greener information and advice for the self builder.

The Self Build Forum

Provides a forum for self build discussion, questions and advice.

The Self Build Guide

Details of how to get started, build methods and working out the overall costs.

Self Build Innovations

Provides a self build directory of information, building materials and services to building.

Self Build Self Help Site

Offers hints and tips with FAQ and details of exhibitions in self build taking place.

Self-Build a House

Offers video archives, image galleries and diaries of previous self build projects.

Strawbale Building

A library of resources about the technique, with galleries, details of courses, a FAQ, and a database of straw bale buildings around the UK.

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