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Ground works

The Building RegulationsThese are the mass of regulations that cover safety, health, welfare, convenience, energy efficiency etc. in the way buildings are constructed. Not to be confused with Planning consent (which is more to do with whether you can put up the building in the first place). See more on the regulations cover aspects of […]

Disabled Access

Disabled access to buildings is a complete joke in the UK. Not only access on the high street but homes generally are not built with the disabled in mind.

The Building RegulationsThese are the mass of regulations that cover safety, health, welfare, convenience, energy efficiency etc. in the way buildings are constructed. Not to […]

Visual Inspection

If you are seriously interested in buying a plot of land for self build, you will need to arrange an inspection of the site after receiving the vendor’s details. Apart from the general criteria mentioned here you will need to check the following points which are specific to the site.

Does the size and shape […]