By Craig Higgins16th May 2023

Here are some must-see talks:

A Beginner’s Guide to Building Your Own Home

‘Interested in building your own home? Get an insider's guide on how to get started - and decide whether it's for you. We'll explain the key steps, the main choices and considerations, along with a look at what it might cost - and how to finance it. We'll give an honest assessment of the pros and cons and run through the key mistakes and how to avoid them.’


Tom McSherry, Finance Expert

Adrian Neville

Philip McCulloch

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How to Get Planning Permission: The Key to Unlocking Development Potential

‘Understanding the planning permission process is key to a successful self-build or renovation project - but if you are not familiar with the system it can be difficult and frustrating to get to grips with. This seminar explains how the process works and how to navigate it. Presented by a leading self build planning consultant, you'll learn how to maximise your chances of success.’


David Wood, Planning Aid Scotland

Laura Mitchell, Planning Aid Scotland

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The Expert Guide to Renewables and Energy Efficient Heating Solutions

‘Whether a new build or a renovation, our independent expert explains the pros and cons of the latest heating options from heat pumps to infra red, and how to choose the right system for your home. Plus a look at micro generation and battery storage to make use of off peak electricity and how to integrate solar PV with your heating system.’

Speaker:  David Hilton, Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine

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Timber Frame Design and Build

‘An overview of the benefits of timber frame as a build system and working with an offsite timber frame package provider to realise your project.’

Fleming Homes

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We’ve also picked out some of our favourite exhibitors at the Home Building & Rennovation Show:

Carpenter Oak


Carpenter Oak provide an excellent bespoke service from design through to construction for any project involving oak framing. We worked with them on the extension of a Scottish listed mansion.




Image copyright of CupaPizarras https://www.cupapizarras.com/uk/


Express Bi-folding doors https://www.expressbifolds.co.uk/

GARTEC Home Lifts https://www.gartec.com/

The Green Building Store https://www.greenbuildingstore.co.uk/

Internorm Windows – Doors https://uk.internorm.com/


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