Graven Hill to reveal plot prices and reservation system

Would you like to join the UK’s largest self build project? Cherwell District Council’s Graven Hill site is just south of Bicester, Oxfordshire and is set to become the UK’s largest self-build community with up to 1900 homes planned. After much anticipation, prices of the first 157 plots and details of the reservation process will be revealed… Read more


Londoners dreaming of building their own home are being encouraged to sign up to a pilot register to gauge demand for a new scheme which could see councils allocate plots of land for small-scale housebuilding across the city. The ‘Build Your Own London Home’ register is available to individuals and community groups who have the… Read more

Self Build for the West of England LEP

The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership is leading on the ‘Strategic Housing Market Assessment’.  In short this is called a SHMA,  and it’s a review to find out what the future housing need is across neighbouring local council areas.   ie how many homes are needed, what type, and where they will be built. As part of this… Read more

Bristol welcomes self build in the city

The city council is testing the water with a custom build project in the Fishponds area of the city, in collaboration with the Bristol Community Land Trust.   Supporting the Bristol CLT, a site of 12 homes comprising 6 within a refurbished old school building and 6 new build homes. The community land trust  (CLT) has… Read more