Seminars

Our programme of free Seminars from self build and industry experts gives plenty of Q&A opportunities

Seminars

Seminars take place on both Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September. Below are the Seminar topics and times for 2018. 

Saturday 8 September

Getting Started

10:30

SelfBuild & Design magazine Editor Ross Stokes delivers an introduction to self build, providing an overview of all of the stages of the process including plot finding, planning permission, design and procurement.

Plot Finding

11:30

Peter Johns, Publisher of SelfBuild & Design magazine, will look at your options for finding a plot of land or identifying alternative building opportunities.

Alternative Construction Methods

12:30

Gerald Cole, Consultant Editor to SelfBuild & Design magazine, will discuss alternatives to traditional brick and block construction – including timber frame, SIPS and ICF.

Funding Your Self Build

13:30

One of BuildStore's self build finance expert will discuss how to secure funding for your project and how best to manage your money during the build.

 

Sunday 9 September

Getting Started

10:30

SelfBuild & Design magazine Editor Ross Stokes delivers an introduction to self build, providing an overview of all of the stages of the process including plot finding, planning permission, design and procurement.

Custom and self build opportunities in Devon

11:30

Jeremy Christophers, leader of Teignbridge Council, Deputy Ambassador to NaCSBA’s Right to Build Task Force and a self builder himself, will explain Teignbridge’s approach to custom and self build, Jeremey will talk about the growing recognition amongst local authorities of the importance of self build and custom build to offer increasing opportunity to those who wish to design and build their own homes. Teignbridge is recognised as a leading authority on custom and self build and Jeremy will highlight the opportunities for self builders not just in Teignbridge, but also within the Greater Exeter Strategic Plan area.

Funding Your Self Build

12:30

One of Buildstore’s specialist mortgage advisers will discuss how to secure funding for your project and how best to manage your money during the build.

Plot Finding

13:30

Peter Johns, Publisher of SelfBuild & Design magazine, will look at your options for finding a plot of land or identifying alternative building opportunities.

Alternative Construction Methods

14:30

Gerald Cole, Consultant Editor to SelfBuild & Design magazine, will discuss alternatives to traditional brick and block construction – including timber frame, SIPS and ICF.