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C – Site preparation and resistance to contaminants and moisture

The Approved DocumentsApproved documents (England) are detailed publications which come under the English Building Regulations. They are based on tried and tested methods of building and if you follow them you are assured of complying with the Regs. The equivalents for Scotland are the Technical Handbook, for Wales: the Approved documents (Wales), and […]

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. […]