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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 […]

Checking Out Land

see also Pre-Purchase Land Survey Searches Visual Inspection

There are two sides to checking out a potential self build plot –

Is it where you really want to live? Are there any serious problems or drawbacks with the particular site? Location

The main green issues are about –

Transport and breaking dependence on the car. […]