Once the planning process is complete and a firm approval has been received, it’s time to start the building regulations procedure. This essentially occurs in two phases – Plans Check: The scheme that has been permitted has to be checked by the appropriate professional with regards to the construction and fabrication of the structure to […]
To build your new home you will need full planning permission from your local council for the scheme you are proposing. The planning process can seem daunting if you haven’t been through it before, so we’ve put together a brief outline of what’s involved to help demystify the system. Planning Submission – You will need […]
Once you’ve secured your land, it’s time to put your design down on paper. You will have no doubt collated ideas before this point but you are now at the stage where a more detailed plan needs to be created to move forward with the project. There are a number of aspects to think about […]
So you’ve found a suitable plot of land – congratulations! Now it’s time to ensure that it can deliver on the self-build home you have in mind. There’s much to think of before committing, it’s an important and expensive decision so it’s worth taking the time to get it right. Here are a few factors […]
Finding a suitable plot for your self-build project can be challenging. Prepare to invest time in searching for a site, it takes determination and perseverance to get the right one. We are here to help wherever we can and so we’ve compiled a list of avenues for you to explore on your journey to find […]
The clients are loving their new Scandia home. The property is everything they hoped it would be; stunningly beautiful, comfortably warm, energy-efficient and sympathetic to its surroundings. To see more pictures of the finished property, take a look at our case study on the project “A Dream Come True – Building in a National Park”.
The owners of this beautiful new Scandia-Hus have moved in and they are starting to feel very much at home now their belongings have been unpacked from storage. The interiors have been completed to an incredibly high standard, reflecting the quality of the build. The immaculate finish is immediately clear on entering the space. Rooms […]
The beautiful grey shaker-style kitchen has been installed, as has the stunning white Everhot range cooker, making the client extremely happy! No longer do the family need to traverse ladders to move from floor to floor, all staircases have been completed! The lovely oak flooring has been laid, the choice of which caused much indecision […]
The build has moved on tremendously in the last couple of weeks. In the basement (where once complete, there will be a wine cellar, media room, gym, shower and plant room) the Ground Source Heat Pump is ready to be connected to the household plumbing. On the ground floor, the kitchen is currently being installed. […]
The inside of this bespoke home is coming together; the patterned tiles are down in the bathrooms, interior oak doors are being fitted, and one of the staircases has been installed. Outside the scaffolding is gone, uncovering the beauty of the architecture.