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.



Sunday 12th January 2014
(published/edited Wednesday 5th February 2014)

Actual size? Or just an illusion? Actual size? Or just an illusion?

Getting a feel on-site for how big the actual floor space will be.

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Wednesday 8th January 2014
(published/edited Sunday 2nd February 2014)

Day 2 - Site clearance Day 2 - Site clearance

So, the majority of the main site area was clear yesterday and piled up a rather large heap ready for taking away (or burning if the non-stop wet weather will allow it).

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Tuesday 7th January 2014
(published/edited Wednesday 22nd January 2014)

Today… is Day 1 Today… is Day 1

It's taken 5 and a half years to get to this day.

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