Featured Products & Services

from the June 2021 issue of SelfBuild & Design

Frame Technologies

Keen to find her dream home but restricted by location because of her job, Leanne Player decided to build it herself with Frame Technologies. With extensive planning, research, and excellent supplier relationships, Leanne built a high-quality contemporary home to meet her exact needs for a total build cost of just £180,000.

Read the case study 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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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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Potton Show Centre


Visit our Self Build Show Centre

• 5 fully furnished Show Homes

• Home to the Self Build Academy

• Explore our Product Centre & Build Systems

• Discuss your project with our Self Build Consultants


For more information please visit www.potton.co.uk

Potton Self Build Show Centre, Mill Lane, Little Paxton, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 6EF
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm

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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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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Staircase manufacturers

Stairplan offer a complete range of wooden staircases from an entry level trade range to bespoke feature staircases. We offer class leading quality and competitive pricing. We deliver our staircases nationwide across the England, Scotland and Wales.

Pictured: Oak Townsend Staircase

• Request a Brochure  • Book a appointment to view our Showroom in Telford, Shropshire

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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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Post & Beam


Beautiful timber buildings

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

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




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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Fire Your Imagination

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

Picture: New Gazco eStudio 135R with log-effect

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Renu - sustainable recycled underlay


Sustainable carpet underlay for your home

Made from 98% recycled materials

whilst also being 100% recyclable

renu® PU foam underlay for carpet uses ethically sourced and genuinely recycled materials; keeping waste from landfill and being fully recyclable itself.

And, the really cool bit is, when your underlay has reached the end of its life, we pick it up and it will be used to create new rolls of renu®!

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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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Designed to reach the unreachable

WD40 Flexible straws make DIY jobs easy!

1. Flexible and longer

2. Spays two ways

3. 360o valve

4. Same great formula

5. Taller, thinner can

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



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.

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Style ... with cast iron performance

Dovre has over 60 years’ experience in manufacturing cast iron wood, multi-fuel, gas and electric stoves and fireplaces that are built to withstand the harshest of Scandinavian winters.

View the full Dovre range » 

Grass Concrete


Discover the power of green build solutions

Grass Concrete Limited is a world leader in the development and supply of ‘green’ construction solutions. Expert in environmental systems for 50 years, we are still committed to our environment, creating greenspace and compliance to BREEAM requirements.

Innovative environmental solutions for paving and grass roofs and green walls.

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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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British Spirals & Castings


Specialist manufacturers of bespoke:

  • Spiral and straight staircases
  • Period metalwork
  • Balconies
  • Cast and wrought iron railings

Using only the finest materials, we design and manufacturing in the UK to suit you, your home and your lifestyle.

Crafted by Hand; Designed for You

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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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