New Government Legislation Favoring Self Building in U.K

2017
Mar
01

New Government Legislation Favoring Self Building in U.K

2017
Mar
01

New Government Legislation Favoring Self Building in U.K

A government white paper has been released dealing with the housing crisis in the UK. The white paper concerns itself with creating an environment where people can have access to affordable housing. With a foreword by the Prime Minister, anybody...

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Selfbuild in Co Down

2016
Sep
30

Selfbuild in Co Down

2016
Sep
30

Selfbuild in Co Down

Anyone who has gone through a self-build as involved as Derek and Lorna Lawther’s in Co Down will wonder if it was worth all the hardship. On thing’s for sure, the satisfaction of moving in knowing you’ve done it all yourself is...

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Press Release – OwnerBuild arrives in NI

2016
Jul
13

Press Release – OwnerBuild arrives in NI

2016
Jul
13

Press Release – OwnerBuild arrives in NI

  MJ OwnerBuild launch their unique new OwnerBuild concept into the growing Self Build marketplace. Established by Mark Houston & James Hamilton when they saw a gap in the market develop after years of advising clients in their fields of architecture...

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EU referendum analysis: How will Brexit Leave vote affect Northern Ireland’s economy?

2016
Jun
24

EU referendum analysis: How will Brexit Leave vote affect Northern Ireland’s economy?

2016
Jun
24

EU referendum analysis: How will Brexit Leave vote affect Northern Ireland’s economy?

At one level nothing has changed. But, in reality, everything has changed. Northern Ireland and the UK are, for now, still in the EU and its single market. Companies still trade under the same system as they did on Thursday....

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Simon Coveney outlines plans for housing solution

2016
Jun
06

Simon Coveney outlines plans for housing solution

2016
Jun
06

Simon Coveney outlines plans for housing solution

A fast-track planning process for large developments and a special ‘use it or lose it’ infrastructure fund for local authorities are options being considered to help solve the housing crisis, Housing Minister Simon Coveney has said Unused land banks across...

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Case Study of a Couple that Built their own Home

2016
May
20

Case Study of a Couple that Built their own Home

2016
May
20

Case Study of a Couple that Built their own Home

BBC Points West Self Build Programme - Case Study of a Couple that Built their own Home. The BBC Points West visited the NSBRC on 19th May 2016 as part of their focus on Housing & Self Build. The short film...

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New Government legislation to help Self Building in 2016

2016
Apr
13

New Government legislation to help Self Building in 2016

2016
Apr
13

New Government legislation to help Self Building in 2016

Richard Bacon MP, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Self Build, Custom and Community Housebuilding and Placemaking and the National Custom and Self Build Association held 2016’s Right to Build Summit last night in the Terrace Room, House of Commons. It was announced that 12,500...

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