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Find all kinds of site insurance news, tips, insights and more right here, at Self-Build Zone's blog. Look for information on your self-build warranty, or explore answers to questions like why do I need insurance for my self-build plot?


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November 22, 2019

Party Wall Insurance, protect yourselves and your neighbours

The Party Wall Act 1996 provides a framework for preventing and resolving disputes in relation to party walls, boundary walls and excavations near neighbouring buildings. Any building owner proposing to start...

November 11, 2019

The next homebuilding and renovating event takes place BATH & WEST SHOWGROUND, SOMERSET, 16 - 17 NOVEMBER

Come and join us on - Stand 118

We will be on hand to discuss site insurance, building control and structural warranties for your home extension, self-build, renovat...

November 8, 2019

Selfbuild Live Cork!

Selfbuild Live Cork takes place on the 9th & 10th November and is hailed as the ultimate showcase for people who are self-building, extending, converting, improving or simply decorating their home. Visitors are presented an abundance of ideas, inspi...

November 4, 2019

Self-Build Zone featured on Real Homes TV in their next episode which aired this week. This time the focus was on small spaces and some delightful loft extensions.

If you need extra bedrooms or bathrooms, a loft conversion can be the most cost-effective way to create th...

October 31, 2019

Build It magazine has launched its new Self Build Education House at Graven Hill on 30 October.

The launch coincided with the Right to Build Day, the first date when plot permissions must be evidenced for the first year of the Right to Build registers. The house was off...

October 28, 2019

Choosing the best builder - where to start?

Most of us will know someone who has either had added an extension to their home, carried out renovation and conversion projects or perhaps even ventured as far as doing a self-build to achieve the house of their dreams. Howev...

October 21, 2019

Self-Build Zone featured on Real Homes TV!

Discover the 5 key things you need to know before adding a home extension. In this episode they also put toasters for every budget to the test – does a £9 Asda toaster perform as well as a £100 Dualit one, or are you better off...

October 8, 2019

NaCSBA and the Right to Build

Everyone in England is entitled to sign up to the Right to Build registers in their neighbourhood, under the Right to Build legislation. NaCSBA are urging people to exercise their Right to Build by signing up to their local self-build regis...

October 4, 2019

Self-Build Zone is now a Gold Corporate Member of NaCSBA (National Custom and Self Build Association). 

Corporate Gold membership demonstrates that we are a heavy-weight in the Custom and Self-build sector, and are truly committed to changing the way we do housing...

October 4, 2019

Self-Build Zone is proud to announce they are Associate Sponsors of the inaugural Homebuilding & Renovating Awards 2020.

Now, in their 30th anniversary year, Homebuilding & Renovating is launching an industry awards scheme for the first time to acknowledge and celebrate...

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September 27, 2019

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