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Useful Links and Downloads

Here you'll find a range of resources you may find useful if you are submitting a self build case to us or looking for more information about what to expect when dealing with self build applications.

If you're looking for our normal range of downloadable files, please click here to visit our regular downloads section.

Self build downloads

Self Build Enquiry Form
Use this to submit a detailed outline of your self build case so we can make an initial assessment

Self Build Budget Planner
So you can easily provide us with costings and anticipated budget while we assess the case

Mortgage Application Packaging Requirements
So you know exactly what we need when submitting your case

Blogs and guides

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A beginner's guide to self build
Self build lending explained
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Modern Methods of Construction explained A guide to stage payments

Further information

NaCSBA - National Custom and Self Build Association
An association championing self and custom build initiatives across the UK.

Self Build Zone
Providers of site insurance and structural warranty products for new builds, renovations, extension and conversion projects.

Planning Portal
Guidance on housing and planning permission - a joint venture between TerraQuest and the UK Department for Communities and Local Government.

NHBC - National Housebuilding Council
A non-profit distributing company limited by guarantee which is the largest warranty and insurance provider for UK house-building for new homes.

BOPAS - Build Offsite Property Assurance Scheme
BOPAS is a risk based evaluation which demonstrates to funders, lenders, valuers and purchasers that homes built from non-traditional methods and materials will stand the test of time for at least 60 years.