WHY SELF-BUILDING IS A LOT EASIER THAN YOU THINK
PUBLISHED: 11:37 15 July 2016 | UPDATED: 12:37 30 August 2017
You have always wanted to build your own home, but all of the television shows and how-to books make it seem like an impossible feat, or is it?
As the in the UK, Potton has been helping people design and build their dream homes for over 50 years. Using , this Bedfordshire-based company provides high-quality craftsmanship, and an in-depth knowledge of the self-build process from start to finish. Potton helps people just like you who want a bespoke home to call their own which is designed to meet the needs of your family lifestyle.
Walking you through the self-build process
Getting started on your self-build project is easy with the expert guidance of the knowledgeable team at Potton. By providing an end-to-end service, Potton takes your project from conception to completion faster than traditional brick and block housing. Potton will:
- Give you advice and guidance on how to find a plot of land and design your dream home, either taking an existing Potton design as inspiration or starting from a blank page.
- Advise on how to secure self-build finance.
- Apply for planning permission.
- Manufacture and construct a high performance timber frame building envelope on your site.
- Help you decide whether to project manage the build yourself or find a professional project manager to lead the project.
Why work with Potton
Since 1964, Potton has been providing high-quality standards and customer care to people who choose to self-build, making them the brand to trust. When you partner with such a dedicated team, you can count on their knowledge and expertise to help you overcome barriers and gain the confidence you need to move ahead with your self-build project. Since Potton specialises in timber frame building, you can also expect faster results than traditional brick and block homes. In fact, while the average builder can take over 1 year to complete a building project, a timber frame home can go up in a matter of weeks with a completed self build project done in as little as 6 months once you have a plot and planning permission in place.
Self Build Academy
To make things even easier, Potton provides a wealth of seminars, courses and informational materials through their Self Build Academy® to see you through every step of the self-build process. The Potton experts are truly dedicated to helping you achieve the best possible results, offering everything from useful tips on finding a plot through to making your home energy-efficient. With a reputation second-to-none for exceptional design and outstanding technical know-how, Potton’s self-build services can offer everything you need.
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