An Introduction to Self Build @ NSBRC
National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon - Saturday 21st April
This unique one-day course will give you a detailed introduction to the process of self building and what's involved.
This event is perfect if you are just starting your self build journey and looking for that all important plot, or if you have a plot but want to learn more on the process of self building.
Saturday 21st April- 10am - 2.30pm
National Self Build & Renovation Centre
Great Western Way
To book please complete the online form, alternatively please call 01480 403285
The National Self Build & Renovation Centre
The National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon is a unique visitor centre dedicated to self builders and renovators that is both inspiring and educational. Their experts can provide you with help and support on everything from finding your plot or project right through to funding it and sourcing the materials at competitive prices.
From the Renaissance collection, 2,300 square feet of open plan modern living, yet with an external appearance inspired by Arts and Crafts, Potton's Ruskin Show Home can be found at the Centre.
9.30 - 10.00 Arrival & refreshments
10.00 – 11.15 Session 1
11.15 – 11.30 Refreshment break
11.30 – 12.30 Session 2
12.30 – 13.15 Lunch
13.15 – 14.30 Session 3
14.30 – Event Close
What is self build?
Who does it?
How do people manage their builds?
How do you find and appraise a plot of land?
How much does it cost and how do you budget for your build?
How do you create a design brief for your project
Understanding the planning process
Energy efficiency explained
The construction process
Working with specialist designers and suppliers for kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms