NSBRC Case Studies

Welcome to the NSBRC Case Studies hub.

The National Self Build and Renovation Centre are proud to have supported over 195,000 self builders and are the UK’s only permanent exhibition Centre to inform, educate and inspire self builders and home renovators.  

Here you can read about Visitors of the Centre who have been inspired by the resources at the NSBRC, be it our popular National Self Build and Renovation Shows, or the array of Training Courses and Workshops run throughout the year, many have gone on to successfully complete a construction project. Why not take a look and see how the NSBRC can help you with your project?

If you’ve recently completed your project and feel the NSBRC has helped you, we are pleased to offer the opportunity for you to feature as an exclusive Case Study for the NSBRC, please call us on 0345 223 4455.

Ben & Kay Adam-Smith

Ben and Kay Adam-Smith are Video and podcast production company owners from Hertfordshire who completed their certified passiv-haus Self Build in 2018.

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Jan & Mitch Westwood

Jan and Mitch from Staffordshire, both retired, completed their self build in 2019 and were determined to incorporate as many eco features as possible.

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John & Caroline Hall

John and Caroline undertook a complete remodelling and extension of their home, aiming to achieve an energy and water neutral eco-home.  

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Keith & Eira Emerson

Keith and Eira Emerson have undertaken a complete re-modelling of their existing home in Wiltshire which they have self-designed and largely project managed themselves.

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Ian & Tina Huckle

Ian and Tina have recently completed their Self Build project in Hampshire, achieving a low maintenance forever home with a contemporary nature.

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Mike & Audrey Webb

Mike is a Renewables & Certified Passivhaus Consultant. He's completed a new build project which is the first certified multi block Passivhaus Plus building in the UK.

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Richard & Silvia Campbell

Richard & Silvia Campbell completed their second self build project in Newbury back in 2018, using the NSBRC’s resources to build their dream home.

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Gloria & John Wright

Following multiple visits to the NSBRC, Gloria & John designed & extended their property in 2011 to create a 5 bedroom house, repurposing the original bungalow.

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Edward Toomer & Mary McGrath

Edward & Mary’s new build presents a cautionary tale for self builders as they discuss the access and planning issues they faced.

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Trevor & Rachel Bridgewood

Trevor & Rachel completed their build in 2013, a timber-frame with an array of eco features. It is A rated and one of the first in Lincolnshire.

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