nSBRC - Self Build and Renovation

8 things not to miss at The National Self Build & Renovation Show

Friday 18th - Sunday 20th October

Fri & Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm Sun: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Just off M4 Junction 16, Swindon SN5 8UB

October’s National Self Build & Renovation Show of the year is the perfect way to kick start your plans for the new year, or help ensure your project's all wrapped up in time for Christmas.

Over the weekend The NSBRC's experts will be on hand to answer all of your trickiest questions, look over your plans and offer their professional advice to help you make the best decisions for your project.

With so much to see and do, we’ve selected just a few of our highlights to help you plan your visit.

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1. Bring your builder 

This October, we're inviting you to ‘bring your builder’ to the show!

When you spend all day on site it can be difficult to keep up with the latest developments. October’s show is the perfect opportunity to introduce your tradespeople to the latest building systems and cutting-edge technologies, so why not invite them to join you? We will have a number of special offers and promotional items for them to collect during their visit. 


2. Bathroom Village Launch 

Bathroom Village UK will be launching their brand new showroom. Join the team for the official ribbon cutting on Friday at 12:00pm and claim exclusive show offers.

The newly built bathroom display centre houses a stunning range of products and key brands including Imperial, Roman, Bayswater and many more.

Also don’t miss their talk on ‘Taking the Quality Test’ which explores the different materials used to produce sanitary-ware and bathroom accessories and why buying cheaper alternatives is often false economy.

1:00pm on Friday in the Build It Theatre. 


3. Guided Educational Tours

Various times each day

One of the highlights of the National Self Build & Renovation Show is the opportunity to take a free guided tour of both the 'New Build Journey' and the 'Renovation House'.

These hour long tours with an NSBRC Expert really help bring your ideas to life and always prove very popular - book early at our booking desk to ensure you don't miss out!


4. Introducing The Grohe Mobile Showroom

The Grohe Mobile Showroom will be at the NSBRC for all 3 days of the show as part of a UK tour. The XXL GROHE truck is packed full of innovative bathroom products for you to touch and test.

On the mobile showroom you’ll find:
• Full assortment of showers, including the new GROHE SmartControl
• Working shower heads to test and feel the spray patterns
• A range of bathroom basin taps and bath taps
• Kitchen taps, including working GROHE Blue and GROHE Red
• Demonstration model of the GROHE Sensia Arena shower toilet


5. Funding Your Homebuilding Plans

The team from BuildStore will be at their Hub each day of the show to offer advice on funding your project, types of self build and renovation mortgages and insurance.

Join the team at 2:00pm each day in the Build It Theatre to listen to their popular talk on 'Funding your project'.


6. Professional Services Hub

During the show the Professional Services Hub is the place to go for independent, expert advice from a range of specialists. We will be joined by a number of Architects and Designers, as well as experts on Planning, Project Management and Landscaping and representatives from the Federation of Master Builders, Local Authority Building Control.

Visit the Booking Desk during the show to book free 1:2:1 consultations with our expert team.


7. Special Course Offers

Attendees to the October show will benefit from an exclusive discount on the NSBRC's range of Self Build Courses, including the new Guide to Finding Land & Appraising a Plot.

You’ll find the special show offer in our comprehensive show guide, given to every visitor attending the show.


8. Discover the NSBRC's Full Sized Houses

Scotframe officially launched their new show home in 2018. Come along and take a tour of this stunning building and discover the range of solutions Scotframe offer.

Potton's Ruskin House has been a star feature at the NSBRC since we first opened in 2007! It was fully revamped this year and now explains the complete journey of a self build, and all the options Potton provide. Don't miss their talks at 12:00pm on Friday and 11:30am on Saturday.


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