BADSBA wants to give self and custom builders access to professional partners who know and understand self building.
It is vital to have 'self build friendly' people working on your projects.
All the names on the list want to do their utmost to help you build your own dream house.
N.B. The links provided should not be regarded as recommendations.
The companies listed have not been vetted or approved by BADSBA. Relevant due diligence should always be exercised when agreeing any contract.
BADSBA members wishing to be added to this list should get in touch.
PEN Wiltshire: monthly networking event for property investors and entrepreneurs. The chance to meet like-minded people, learn from the experts, share experiences. Stay motivated and inspired by guest speakers and each other every month. www.facebook.com/PENWiltshire
Verte Architects: Founding director and experienced self builder Paul Richards has a sound house design ethos based upon green and sustainable thinking that combines traditional values with modern and contemporary ideas. He can enable multiple site facilitation for self builders, along with zero carbon, zero landfill waste management solutions, (possibly at zero cost depending on volume). Free initial consultation. Based near Chippenham but covers the South and South West. www.vertearchitects.co.uk
QCH Legal: are solicitors based in Bristol providing legal services to the self build community nationwide. They offer pre-purchase advice on any legal issues arising from a prospective site, deal with the legal aspects of the sale or purchase, and offer advice to avoid or resolve any disputes that arise during or after purchase. Contact specialist solicitor Kevin Morgan at www.qchlegal.com
RIBA Chartered Practice based in North Cornwall. Founder architect Benjamin Richards provides a range of specialist services to private and corporate clients where a personal service is paramount. Covers Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset. www.archb.co.uk
Dave Kerley offers specialist Self/Custom Build materials procurement solutions. He advises on what materials are available for any situation, where best to source them, and cost effectiveness. Website under construction. Contact BADSBA meanwhile.
Environomic: is an independent home energy consultancy serving Wiltshire and the local area around. Thorough, helpful, friendly and professional advice. A range of services to help home owners, self-builders, developers and architects make homes fit for the future. *SELF BUILDERS - We assess new dwellings, extensions and renovations which all require an EPC under the full SAP procedure. Special rates for BADSBA members. www.environomic.co.uk
Mary Riley Solutions: Picturing your dream home can be easy and we recognise that funding that dream can prove to be a daunting task. For that reason, with our Specialist Knowledge we provide: Information, Guidance and Support to facilitate Funding Procurement. We also coordinate the Contributing Professional and Financial service provider(s) from inception to conclusion of the construction project. This helps you to get on with the important matter of constructing your new home whilst secure in the knowledge that the crucial financial aspects are being expertly managed. The same principles are applied to Renovation, Conversion, Affordable Community Group Self-Build & Custom Build Projects, Multi Plotted Developments, and Commercial Development Funding. www.maryrileysolutions.co.uk
Etopia Custom: specialised custom and self build provider for the Project Etopia Group. Formerly trading as Tribus Homes, they have been involved in producing beautiful homes since 2010 with over 100 years of combined experience for self-builders. www.projectetopia.com
Self Build VAT Reclaims: provides a professional VAT reclaim service which enables customers to focus on their build, whilst they produce the VAT claim, no matter how long the build takes. www.selfbuildvatreclaims.com