Councils in England have been asked by the government to keep a register of people interested in self and custom build and to offer building plots to people who request them, and this will become a legal requirement when the new Right to Build legislation is published. Meanwhile, councils in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are also exploring how to support self and custom build projects.

Ecomotive’s mission is to help more people create their own amazing homes and communities through self build and custom build, so we set up the Local Self Build Register to help meet this need. Essentially the Local Self Build Register aims to make it easier for local authorities to gather information on people to find suitable building plots in their area of interest.

Self build in Cherwell

More than half the population of Britain likes the idea of one day building their own home. The trouble…

Take me to the Register

The government has asked local councils in England to research demand for self build plots in their area and to…

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Neil Elliot
Zhenya Kazlou

Mario Wolf

Damien Docherty