Building Lives by Building Homes - Helping People Help Themselves
15 March 2017

York Road, Bristol

The York Road project, in collaboration with Knightstone Housing Association and United Living completed in late 2015. In January 2016 the homeless ex-service personnel who built the project moved into…
The West Street project began in 2010, as a collaboration with Knightstone Housing Association and gcp Chartered Architects. The scheme trained homeless ex-service personnel to build a community, gain new…
11 June 2014

Lewisham , London

12 Units for young unemployed men and women one of whom won builder of the year a national award for excellence.
11 June 2014

St Just, Cornwall

8 units for young people unable to afford housing in the village in which they grew up.
10 units built by ex-service personnel. The first Pilot project for ex-service in the country. Started June 2011 finished June 2012. All occupied by ex-service personnel. In the event of…
The Hornsey Group’s exciting project for ten timber houses in a leafy railway cutting near Turnpike Lane is being considered for approval by Haringey Council in September and a bid…
Pensnett Self Build is an assisted self build scheme where the self build group are fitting out the shells of 14 contractor constructed properties in partnership with Accord Housing Association.…
02 January 2002

Darwin Road, Tilbury

Tilbury Self Build Project, Darwin Road, Tilbury, enabled ten young unemployed people to build their own homes and also provided NVQ training. The scheme, which was supported by New Essex…
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    Work has commenced on the Community Self-Build Agency's new 16-apartment development in Wrexham. The Ty Ryan project, in association with Williams Homes and First Choice Housing Association, will be named…

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