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self-build

n
1. (Architecture) the practice of building one's own home
2. the practice of building one's own home
3. (Architecture) a house that one has built oneself
4. a house that one has built oneself
adj
5. (Architecture) built by the occupant or involving building by the occupant
6. built by the occupant or involving building by the occupant
vb, -builds, -building or -built
7. (Architecture) to build (a home, etc) for one's own use
8. to build (a home, etc) for one's own use
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The store is a family-run business with a portfolio of extensive construction materials primarily targeted at masons and self-builders.
Scotframe makes full timber frame housing kits for small/medium builders, developers and self-builders in Britiain.
Scotframe manufactures and supplies full timber frame housing kits for small/medium builders, developers and self-builders in the UK and is a market leader in closed panel systems used extensively for new build homes in Scotland, and also England.
We are giving away 1000 tickets to The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show, the go-to exhibition for self-builders and home renovators and improvers.
GRAND DESIGNS, Channel 4, 9pm AND so begin again the tales of brave/ foolhardy self-builders who take on the biggest project of their lives.
Jon and Gill enjoy the home they worked so hard for GRAND DESIGNS, Channel 4, 9pm AND so begin again the tales of brave/ foolhardy self-builders who take on the biggest project of their lives.
Small parcels of land, unsuitable for major council house building projects, will be offered to those on an official register of self-builders to stop developers outbidding them.
The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Scotland's largest consumer exhibition for self-builders, home renovators and improvers, is back at the SEC Glasgow on May 20-21 and we're giving every reader two free tickets to the show.
I'm in the process of scouring the internet researching top tips of other self-builders who have gone before me.
LFor instance, George Clarke was a builder and architect before TV came calling and turned him into a heart-throb, while Kevin McCloud was a designer until Grand Designs made him the nation's go-to guru for ambitious self-builders.
London-headquartered CRL works with self-builders, developers, contractors and housing associations, as well as property sector intermediaries, to provide warranty solutions for residential, commercial and mixed-use properties.
Government should also provide incentives to encourage self-builders, local authorities and housing associations to build more homes, and introduce regulation to discourage builders from building small dwellings with poor energy efficiency and environmental performance," he said.