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.



Thursday 19th June 2014
(published/edited Wednesday 2nd July 2014)

Going down some more, before anything can up Going down some more, before anything can up

This week has seen the first of the foundation trenches being dug.

Read more...    

Thursday 12th June 2014
(published/edited Tuesday 14th October 2014)

Time to get this show on the road (footpath) Time to get this show on the road (footpath)

Time was tight, but we've finished the footpath and re-opened it again to the public.

Read more...    

Monday 9th June 2014
(published/edited Tuesday 10th June 2014)

Getting connected… the old fashioned way Getting connected… the old fashioned way

We are now hooked up to the waste water and sewerage network. Nice.

Read more...    

Thursday 5th June 2014
(published/edited Thursday 5th June 2014)

Planning permission for design changes granted Planning permission for design changes granted

Tonight we are celebrating with a nice bottle of wine, as we've gained planning permission for the design changes we submitted a few weeks ago.

Read more...    


Buy Funny T-Shirts from Bonkers T-Shirts