A self build house project diary
by Oliver Cannell

A self build house in the making

Follow the process of how we are designing and building a new house ourselves - with help from all the right experts and trades.

Update July 2017 - We're still working on it!
Although the house is nearing completion (if that's ever possible!) and we're living in it, the blog is playing catch-up. More blog entries are being added all the time.



Tuesday 6th October 2009
(published/edited Sunday 17th March 2013)

Moving on to the next stage of the design process

I met with the architects today to discuss the next stage of the design process.

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Saturday 3rd October 2009
(published/edited Sunday 17th March 2013)

Planning permission application successful!!

A prevailing wind, a bit of luck, and a handful of planning concessions & conditions, means we get the green light!

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