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Self-Build Zone exhibiting at Homebuilding & Renovating Show Somerset!

One of the leading providers of Self-build and Custom Build insurance, Self-Build Zone, will be exhibiting at Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 at Bath & West Showground, Somerset on the 18th and 19th of November.

 Visit Self Build Zone on Stand 118

The South West Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self-builders and renovators. No matter what stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help bring your project to life.

Self-build specialists, renovation experts and leading brands are all under one roof at the South West Homebuilding & Renovating Show. The show offers a wide range of free talks including topics on self-build, renovating, innovative products, extensions, conversions and DIY projects. Read more ›

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We are exhibiting at Selfbuild Live in Cork

Selfbuild Live Cork is the ultimate showcase for people who are building, extending, improving or simply decorating their home. Visitors are presented with an abundance of ideas, inspiration and advice via 1-2-1 Clinics, Theatre talks and hundreds of Irish based exhibitors.

Selfbuild live

We will be exhibiting at Selfbuild Live in Cork from the 11th till the 12th of November. With over 100 exhibitors Selfbuild Live, Cork will be offering advice and world leading products for your home.

The show also offers three theatres hosting Construction Expert Talks, Selfbuild Advice Talks and a Home Style Theatre.

If you are new to the self-build world, you will be able to get 1-2-1 bespoke advice from Interior Design, Kitchen Design, Garden Design, Architectural Design and Bathroom Design Clinics. Read more ›

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How to navigate the building regulations

Self-builds and major renovations must comply with basic safety and efficiency standards. Andy Butchers gives his top tips on how to ensure you get the requisite approvals in place.

The Building Regulations are minimum standards governing the design, construction and alteration of virtually any type of structure – whether new-build, renovation, domestic, commercial or
otherwise. The regs are administered by building control bodies, which could be the local authority or a private-sector approved inspector, licensed by the Construction Industry Council.

They first came about after the Great Fire of London with a view to improving fire safety in the capital. They have been repeatedly updated since. National standards were first published in 1965.
The Building Act 1984 then went on to introduce Approved Documents (which set out routes to compliance), while the current Building Regulations came about in 2010, with subsequent tweaks. Read more ›

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Self-Build Zone exhibiting at Homebuilding & Renovating Show Harrogate in November

 

Self-build specialists, renovation experts and leading brands are all under one roof at the National Homebuilding & Renovating Show in November. Self-Build Zone Insurance are pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting once again, sharing their knowledge and expertise on insurance for your project.

Whether you are mid-way through a project or don’t know where to start, the Homebuilding & Renovating Show is brimming with bright ideas. This show will ensure that you can get face-to-face consultations, specialist Masterclasses and hundreds of products – all under one roof.

Building or creating a home, either from scratch or as a conversion or renovation project can be one of the most rewarding challenges of your life. The type of project you are embarking on will invariably involve a significant amount of investment, so ensuring you have the correct level of cover in place is essential. Read more ›

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A busy month for Construction and Property in the UK

The Self-Build Zone and Build Zone teams have had a jam-packed October, visiting shows across the country. We have had representatives present at some of our favourite shows this month and would like to encourage our readers to remember to add them to your diary next year!

construction shows

We kicked October off with UK Construction Week, UK Construction Week is the UK’s largest construction trade event. It took place at the Birmingham NEC from 10 -12th October 2017. This event unites over 650 exhibitors with an audience of over 35,000 trade visitors.

UK Construction Week celebrates an exciting and dynamic industry, offering visitors and exhibitors a place to network, debate and discover innovation.

The show was created by close collaboration with partners and stakeholders, and tackles some of the key issues facing the construction industry. Anyone in construction, whether Contractors, Clients, Architects, Manufacturers, SME’s, and Developers, has a shared interest in growing such a vital sector to the economy, and that can only happen through partnership, and by coming together. Make sure you book your space for 2018 by visiting their website here. Read more ›

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