Featured Products & Services

from the September 2021 issue of SelfBuild & Design


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

Whether you have a country cottage or a more contemporary oak frame home in mind, Oakwrights’ teams look forward to welcoming you to their open days in Suffolk and Scotland, which are kindly being hosted by the owners of two completed Oakwrights homes on 17th and 18th September!

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Frame Technologies

Why build with timber frame? Because it’s the most cost-effective building material, quick to build, easier to plan, and delivers the most air-tight and energy efficient envelope of any building material. It is also the only solution to offer all walls, floors and roof in one package, with one designer, engineer, and point of contact.

Find out more about the advantages of building with timber frame by following the link below.

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SelfBuild & Design South West Show

Get 2 free tickets to the show using the code SB2SWBR1

SelfBuild & Design South West returns to Westpoint Exeter on the 11-12th September to give you advice, information and inspiration for your self-build project. You'll find everything you need to build your dream home, all under one roof.

Visit the show to:

  • Speak to local and national companies about products and services
  • Attend seminars and masterclasses led by industry professionals on a variety of topics
  • Talk one-to-one with experts about your project in our Ask an Expert area

Get your free show tickets here »

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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From a traditional cottage with post and beams, through to contemporary open plan, the Potton Self Build Show Centre has it all.

Browse five fully furnished show homes all built to different sizes, styles, and specifications to cater to everyone’s tastes, plot, and budget. And there is always a Self Build Consultant on hand to answer any technical questions.

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Roof Assured by Sika

Extend, renovate, and improve your home with one of the high performance flat roofing membranes from Roof Assured part of the global Sika Group.

Installed by trained installers, backed by guarantees and accreditations and stocked by a nationwide network of roofing stockists. You can rest assured our durable and efficient flat roof membranes not only look good but will protect your home whatever the weather throws at it.

The right roofing product for every project.

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RGB Building Supplies


Part of the local community in South West England since 1850

Now with 20 branches across the region, we’re delighted to have helped so many build and renovate their dream home.

Building • Timber • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Plumbing & Heating • Roofing • Decorating • Tools

7 Inspiring Kitchen & Bathroom Showrooms

Shop over 4,000 products online, browse our services and find your nearest branch at www.rgbltd.co.uk



Avanti Electric

Fires beyond imagination

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Stair Box


Affordable, bespoke staircases - Expertly made in the UK

Combining over 100 years of woodworking expertise with the latest technology means we can design and manufacture the perfect staircase for your home.

As one of the UK's leading staircase manufacturers, we pride ourselves on offering a friendly personal service and an exceptional product at the most competitive prices on the market.

Design and buy staircase online from only £230+VAT

Visit Stair Box website

Carpenter Oak


Designers and makers of oak framed buildings.

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Make your house a home

Choose attractive, durable and weather resistant windows that complement the rest of your house.

Whether it is our unique multi-point locking system for windows or our multi-point high security door lock, we never compromise on ensuring securitu, along with aesthetics and energy performance are standard on all our products.

Hard wearing, durable windows. Its all in the design making our products the safe choice for your home.

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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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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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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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English Brothers


Building truly bespoke timber framed homes since 1929

  • Award-winning self-build specialists
  • Insulation options from 0.10-0,18 W/m2K
  • Nationwide archietctural partners
  • Oak framing options / oak hybrid systems
  • Part or full project managemant optional

Contact us for a free design review and quotation or send us your plans for quotation and appraisal.

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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 » 

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

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