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 September 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 16th March 2010
(published/edited Sunday 26th January 2014)

Final day of site clearance - felling the willow tree Final day of site clearance - felling the willow tree

Site Clearance (Day 3) - The final remaining thing cleared from the site, is the willow tree in the front.

Read more...     (2) Comments

Wednesday 10th March 2010
(published/edited Sunday 26th January 2014)

An amazing difference and transformation An amazing difference and transformation

Site Clearance (Day 2) - The plot looks completely different when I arrive on the morning of the 2nd day.

Read more...    

Tuesday 9th March 2010
(published/edited Thursday 25th September 2014)

First real physical action on the site First real physical action on the site

Site Clearance (Day 1) - An exciting landmark day, as the first physical action starts on-site to clear the overgrown greenery.

Read more...    


Buy Funny T-Shirts from Bonkers T-Shirts