Monthly Archives: March 2017

Mini home Builder Challenge Winners Announced!

ProAktive Selfbuild, the people who developed the UK’s first self build insurance policy in 1984, have announced winners of the first Mini Home Builder Challenge. The contest, launched in October 2016, invited children (under the age of 11) to build or design their dream home. ProAktive received entries from children of all ages, ranging from […]

Considerations to take into account before undertaking piling work

As more difficult sites are accessed for self build we are finding that piled foundations are required more and more. In previous years that this type of work was generally limited to locations in the south of England due to the prevalence of clay soil but we are now seeing this country wide, particularly with […]