Featured Products & Services

from the November 2020 issue of SelfBuild & Design 

English Brothers

An established, multi-award winning, family-owned and managed bespoke timber frame manufacturer offering insulated panels (including natural insulation), oak carpentry and joinery to suit any architectural style.

English Brothers combine the latest tech with vast design experience and, if it suits your project, traditional joinery skills to turn your plans into reality.

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The Gazco eReflex electric fire is the perfect addition to any contemporary home, offering not only mesmerising effects from its flame display, but also a range of energy-saving features and sizing options for an array of installations. Find out more about this designer electric fire on gazco.com - link below.

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Oakwrights combine traditional carpentry skills with cutting-edge technology to craft beautifully bespoke oak frame homes, extensions, outbuildings and garages.

From planning permission and architectural design to construction, arrange an online consultation with their teams where you can discuss plans for your dream oak frame project from the comfort of your home!

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Evolved Design Homes

Evolved Design Homes offer a design & build service for anyone wanting to achieve a Low Energy / Passivhaus Home.

With 5 unique, low energy building systems, we provide a service that takes you from design through planning & Building Regulations to a complete turnkey solution.


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Potton have launched a new Garden Rooms range, perfect for housing a garden office, home gym, or games room. Both rooms in the range feature a sleek design available in many dimensional variations to ensure they’ll fit into your available garden space. Contact Potton for a free virtual/onsite design consultation.

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Homebuilding & Renovating Event

Did you miss the Virtual Homebuilding & Renovating Show? Catch the on demand content until the 27th October. Rewatch all of the seminars, masterclass and expert advice panels delivered by the experts. Navigate the exhibition hall and request a call back from your selected exhibitor. Register for on demand content below.

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The National Self Build & Renovation Show


16 - 18 October 2020, Swindon

• 67,000 sq ft of exhibition space

• Over 250 exhibitor displays

• Learn from experts and seld builders

• Free eductional audio tours

• Free parking

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ID Systems


IDSystems range of heritage Art-Deco style bifold, sliding and French doors

• Traditional steel-look doors

• Thermally broken to comply with Building Regulations

• Widest range of design options

• Slender aluminium frames

• Matching window designs

01603 408804 info@idsystems.co.uk

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Underfloor heating with NO need to dig up floors

Wundatherm boards bond to any existing floors. The aluminium coated boards and aluminium cored pipe sit directly beneath the floor giving you instant control, unlike screed systems.

• 100% leak proof pipe with a life time guarantee

• Approved for all floor finishes including marble, stone and ceramic tiles

• 60% cheaper to run than electric underfloor heating and 25% cheaper than radiators

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Welsh Oak


Bespoke Oak Frame Buildings

• Homes • Extensions • Garden Rooms • Garages

Planning - Architectural Design - Build

Nationwide Service


01686 688 000

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Self Build Zone


Site Insurance • Structural Warranty • Site Surveys

Self-Build Zone’s Site Insurance provides cover for anyone starting new building works, as well as covering any existing structures on site.

Our Approved Inspectors can aid all survey services you may need during the build or for the warranty provision.

On completion, we can provide you with a Lender approved 10-Year Structural Warranty.

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Bespoke Doors & Windows in Timber, Aluminium & Alu-Clad

We manufacture, supply and install • bifold doors • sliding doors • entrance doors • French doors • single doors • windows • shaped glazed screens • rooflights

Showrooms in London, Cambridge, Buckinghamshire and West Sussex are open on an appointment only basis. Appointments are booking up fast so call our team on 01487 740044 today!

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Kingspan Timber Solutions


... providing so much more than just a timber frame structure

  • Comprehensive support for self builders
  • High-performance timber frame & SIPs build systems
  • Energy efficient solutions
  • Designated contracts manager
  • Market-leading insulation pack
  • Weathertight package
  • Full erection programme and delivery schedule

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New Catalogue • New Products

UK's Biggest Range

Over 18,000 products in stock ready for Next Day delivery. Now with over 300 new produts added! 

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0808 168 22 75 7am-8pm 7 days a week

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Evolution Windows


Solid, Secure Windows Redefined

Evolution – exquisite, handcrafted, timber aternative windows that will change the way you think.



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PlotBrowser.com lists 1000s of selfbuild plots and properties from estate agents and private sellers across the UK. 100% FREE to use - both to search and to list - PlotBrowser can help you find the place to build your new home.

• Building plots • Properties for conversion • Houses for renovation or redevelopment •

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