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Foxley Tagg News - Self Build on a shoestring

The National Custon and Self Build Association have announced latest details of their annual Self Build on a Shoestring competition.

A dozen talented designers have been Longlisted in the 2016 Self Build on a Shoestring ideas competition. The overall winner will be revealed and presented with their £5,000 prize by Charlie Luxton at the Grand Designs Live exhibition at the NEC on Thursday 20th October. The judges include some of the UK’s best known self build celebrities – Kevin McCloud, Charlie Luxton, George Clarke and Gerardine and Wayne Hemingway. RIBA self build champion Luke Tozer is also one of the judges along with Lord Gary Porter, the former leader of the Local Government Association.
The competition is organised annually by NaCSBA and this year it challenged people to come up with innovative ways of building a modest ‘Starter Home’ that could be built for £50,000 or less. The Government defines a new Starter Home as any property costing less than £250,000 (or £450,000 in London). For further information click here

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