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Land for selfbuild

Land – God isn’t making any more of it! – goes the old saying. And in the UK a huge amount of the available building land is already in the ownership of the large volume builders, ready for the day they want to develop it. Also the social landlords such as housing associations tend […]

Purchasing Land

The government has plans to make more plots of land available on a ‘build now, pay later’ basis. Depending on how things pan out this could be a major stimulation for self build as there would be less of a financial burden during the period of building to completion. Recently the government in conjunction […]

Site Safety/Security

As soon as you have purchased a site it is your responsibility to make it safe. Bear in mind that even if someone is trespassing on the land and injures themselves then you may be liable. If it is a totally safe flat area then you are in the same position as a farmer with […]