Featured Products & Services

from the May 2021 issue of SelfBuild & Design


Are you ready to kick-start your home building journey?

Book your complimentary appointment at Oakwrights’ Home Design and Planning Clinic on 18th and 19th June!

If you own a plot of land, here is your opportunity to dive into detail about your future oak frame home with Oakwrights’ Head of Architecture, Helen Needham, and their highly-skilled Architectural Design team.

Book your appointment here »


SpiralUK Bespoke Staircases

Building or renovating your home gives opportunity for a wow-factor feature but if you don’t know where to start with staircase regulations, design options, structural capacity or costs, we’ve released a Staircase Design Guide.

Download your free copy and see how SpiralUK can design, manufacture and install your perfect stair.

Download your copy here »

English Brothers

As a bespoke timber frame manufacturer, we can turn any style of architecture into reality. Known for our experience with traditional oak post and beam, we are equally adept with modern, low energy architecture as this custom build on the left shows.

Contact us now for a free design review and quotation.

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Evolution Windows

Where tradition meets technology, you’ll find Evolution at the forefront. Renowned for both innovation and style, our collection is in a league of its own. We have an unrivalled history of merging modern design technology with the traditional styling and aesthetic of timber joinery, to create a range of products that look superb and perform at the highest possible level.

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Schmidt - design inspiration for every room

The new Home collections from France’s number one kitchen and living space manufacturer, Schmidt, are designed to offer a one-stop solution for all home projects, helping you to create a space that maximises comfort and enjoyment with a feel-good design packed with personality. There’s even a collaboration with renowned French fashion designer Christian Lacroix for that luxurious touch.

Schmidt kitchens start from £10,000 incl delivery and fitting.

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A wired smart home system installed by your electrician

Just plug-and-play to install Baulogic's world-class technology. Wired into the fabric of your building, you're always connected and in control without ever worrying about reliability.

• Lighting • heating • security • energy management and more in one simple solution.

Visit the Baulogic website »

Frame Technologies

Joining multiple aspects of your build programme through a quality-assured, third-party certified supplier ensures everything works in harmony. Frame Technologies is working with build partners to offer a package management option. This value engineering includes foundations, external watertight shells and full airtightness packages, leading to benefits like improved thermal performance.

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Rainclear Systems

Aluminium Door Canopies now online

Rainclear, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal roofline, rainwater and drainage solutions, are excited to have added a new range of stunning, but simple to install, contemporary Aluminium Door Canopies. In 26 Standard RAL colours and in widths to suit either single door, door plus glass panel, door with glass panels either side, or patio doors. Delivered in 15 days for an extremely long life and to add a contemporary accent to your home.

For further information please call 0800 644 44 26 or visit the link below.

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PlotBrowser.com lists 1000s of selfbuild plots and properties from estate agents and private sellers across the UK. 100% FREE to use - both to search and to list - PlotBrowser can help you find the place to build your new home.

• Building plots • Properties for conversion • Houses for renovation or redevelopment •

* Links to planning documents for most plots * 

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Bespoke Doors & Windows in Timber, Aluminium & Alu-Clad

We manufacture, supply and install • bifold doors • sliding doors • entrance doors • French doors • single doors • windows • shaped glazed screens • rooflights

Showrooms in London, Cambridge, Buckinghamshire and West Sussex

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Post & Beam


Beautiful timber buildings

Homes | Extensions | Studios | Cabins | Garages | Commercial buildings

01326 336554 | www.post-beam.co.uk | hello@post-beam.co.uk


Furness Brick


• British Manufacturer

• Bespoke Brick Blending

• Metric and Imperial

• Traditionally Fired

Visit Funress Brick website for more information »

info@funressbrick.co.uk | 01229 462411

Welsh Oak Frame


Bespoke Oak Frame Buildings

• Homes • Extensions • Garden Rooms • Garages

Planning - Architectural Design - Build

Nationwide Service


01686 688 000

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Make Your House a Home

Our range of products transform your home by letting in light and adding space.

From conservatories and orangeries to replacement roofs and extensions, we can help you to make your perfect home. Our products are designed and tested to the highest standards and manufactured to your specific postcode meaning they are resilient against all kinds of weather and temperature to remain in good condition for a very long time.

Visit our website to find out more »



Fire Your Imagination

Over 39 years of design and engineering have gone into creating the UK’s most comprehensive range of high quality woodburning, solid-fuel, gas and electric stoves and fireplaces.

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Kingspan Timber Solutions


Peace of mind, come wind, rain 

or more rain... with our new Weathertight Package

Kingspan Timber Solutions Weathertight Package delivers your superstructure to a secure stage, protected from anything that British weather might throw at it. Internal works can also begin much earlier, allowing you to move into your timber-frame or SIPs home sooner rather than later. We won’t be beaten on a like-for-like quote – send us your architectural drawings today and get your FREE quote.

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Self-Build Zone


Site Insurance • Structural Warranty • Site Surveys

Self-Build Zone’s Site Insurance provides cover for anyone starting new building works, as well as covering any existing structures on site.

Our Approved Inspectors can aid all survey services you may need during the build or for the warranty provision.

On completion, we can provide you with a Lender approved 10-Year Structural Warranty.

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Brick Development Association


The Brick Development Association is the national authority on clay bricks and pavers.

Between them our members account for almost 100% of all UK manufactured clay bricks and pavers. They supply the domestic market with exceptional quality components and respond swiftly and reliably to meet the needs of the UK's construction industry.

Whether you seek high-volume lines or a one-off bespoke product, our members will welcome your call.

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Cost My Self Build


Extension • New home • Loft conversion

Want to know what to budget?

Cost My Self Build's experienced, professional estimators will quote you a no-obligation fee and delivery date when you provide your Planning or Building Regs drawings. On your approval they’ll produce an accurate estimate to compare against quotations, along with the costs by build phase, plus a build program and cashflow forecast.

Upload your plans for no obligation quote.

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Potton Self Build Academy


We have taken the Self Build Academy online

View our courses for FREE at www.potton.co.uk

Covid-19 update: We are still open for business, we are just working hard from home. It'll take more than this to slow us down!

To see how we can keep your project moving, visit www.potton.co.uk or call us on 01767 676400

Machine Mart


Get Your Free Copy of our New Catalogue

Phone 0844 880 1265

Online www.machinemart.co.uk

In-store at 65 Superstores nationwide

Open Mon-Fri 8.30-6.00, Sat 8.30-5.30, Sun 10.00-4.00



Selected Sustainable Timber

Flooring • Cladding • Decking

Illustrated: Thermopine® Cladding Factory Coated Black

Go to Russwood website for more information »




Woodburning stoves and fireplaces

Far from being merely a souce of heat, the Lotus range of woodburning stoves and fireplace inserts offer a stylish mode of expression in an exquisite and luxurious design!

Go to Lotus website »

Rega Vent


Whole House Ventilation with Heat Recovery ...

• Virtually silent operation

• Low energy DC electric motors

• Filter reduces effects of respiratory allergies

• Reduces heating bills

• Can promote conditions for improved health

• Easy to install for DIYer or professional alike

• Conforms to Building regulations

• Full installation service available

...for a fresher, healthier, home

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Studio 11 Architecture


We are a collective of creative designers producing distinctive, functional architecture with a commitment to sustainability.

We have the expertise and skills to take your project from conception to completion with a reputation of quality, design excellence and service

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Becker Motors


Smart living with BECKER  • Blinds • Tracks • Controls

  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Security
  • Manage heat and loss loads
  • Add visual comfort

Types of control: KNX / SMI - Remote Control - Central Control - Wifi / Smart Phone / Alexa

Advice on Design, Planning & Consultancy. Manufacture of made to measure Tracks & Blinds

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Princes LHS


Low Carbon Home Systems Renewable Energy showroom

The only renewable energy showroom in Shropshire with a full range of renewable energy and eco friendly products.

Contact us for an informal chat, browse our website, or visit our showroom to see working examples of heat pumps, underfloor heating and solar. Book a free one-on-one consultation and we can advise on all aspects of your project from below the ground to above the roof.

Heat Pumps • Solar • Battery Storage • UFH • Electric Car Chargers • LED Lighting • MVHR

Showroom: The Rennet Works, 11 Market Street, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0AN

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The award-winning Ecodesign Nordpeis ME represents over 30 years of quality Norwegian design and technical expertise, guaranteeing the finest standards in heating technology.

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