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May Trade Village Newsletter 2024

Our Trade Village is home to over 200 permanent exhibitors, chosen for their respected, relevant offerings and their knowledge of the self build and renovation community.

Many will be attending our highly anticipated Festival of Sustainable Homes in just under a week. This brand new event serves as a platform for sharing innovative ideas and sustainable solutions for all homebuilding projects. It's an exciting opportunity for attendees to gather insights, discover new trends, and share plans with industry professionals.

Read on for this month's news and highlights from the Trade Village...


Friday 17th & Saturday 18th May | 09:00 – 17:00
The National Self Build & Renovation Centre - Swindon, SN5 8UB 

Sponsored by Good Energy
Meet Good Energy in the Nature Zone at The Festival of Sustainable Homes. 

Now get ready to meet our other brilliant experts! Our professionals will be on hand to reveal the latest technologies and strategies for boosting energy efficiency across all types of homes. 

Click on the video below to learn more...

At the Centre we're passionate about sharing information, providing inspiration and offering free impartial advice to homebuilders and renovators and we're thrilled to run this event in less than a week! 

Our seminars are loaded with relevant tips that are ideal for everyone. Whether you're just starting your journey, or you've undertaken a project before - we've got something for you!


We look forward to see many of you next weekend - Team NSBRC.


iGarden Vision: ‘frame the future’ with iFRAME PRO water harvesting system

iGarden Vision have launched their innovative water harvesting patio solution, integrating modern surface finishes with clever engineering to ensure a simple effective way to harvest water from where it falls. Yes, it stands out from the crowd. As we step towards an uncertain climatic future, we are certain iFrame Pro will not only catch the rain but capture how a hard landscaped area can build towards a greener outdoor space.

iFrame PRO moves water to where it is needed, to be used when it is needed. Once installed the patio exceeds aspirations whilst the beauty lies beneath the surface.

iGarden Vision, working towards a PRO active future.

Find iGarden Vision at Stands 187 & 221 in the Trade Village at the Festival. 


Ecological Building Systems: Experts Demonstrate Sustainable Building Solutions 

Ecological Building Systems, a leading supplier of natural building products for sustainable construction, has increased its presence at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon with regular dates that their Technical Team will be available on their stand.

Self builders, home renovators, builders and architects can either turn up at the stand on one of the designated days or arrange a one-to-one appointment with Technical Manager Neil Turner or Dave Judd, Technical Specification Advisor, on Stands 159 & 160 to discuss your projects and answer any questions.

To find out the dates available and book please contact

Find Ecological Building Systems at Stands 159 & 160 in the Trade Village at the Festival.


Four Walls Group Present: Project Management at Your Fingertips

Are you project managing your build? Struggling to stay organised and avoid common self-build pitfalls? No budget to hire a project manager? We can help with that! 

Four Steps Ahead is a revolutionary new project management software designed specifically for self-builders. It condenses the knowledge, experience, and processes developed by Four Walls Group over two decades into a handy tool you can take with you anywhere.  

Find out more and book a no obligation Discovery meeting today!

Find Four Walls Group in the Professional Services Hub at the Festival. 


Bison Frames: new Designer Aluminium Range

The new Bison Designer Aluminium range is ideal for anyone planning to renovate or build their dream home.

Now showcased with a brand new well-appointed display at the NSBRC, these stylish windows and doors not only look great but also boast durability, energy efficiency, and high-security.

When buying direct from Bison, you can enjoy the best products, expert advice and significant savings.

Equip your home with the latest products designed to last, reduce energy bills, and keep your home secure.

Visit us at our new Stand (137) to see the beauty, quality and value of our products for yourself.

Find Bison Frames on Stands 137 & 165 at the Festival. 


Roseview Windows: Incorporate traditional style into your homebuilding project.

Discover the seamless blend of traditional design and modern performance with Roseview's selection of A-rated energy-efficient vertical sliders.

With U-values reaching as low as 1.2, our uPVC sash windows ensure to make your home warm, safe and secure by combining traditional sash window aesthetics with precision engineering and meticulous craftsmanship.

Highlight heritage in your project with our comprehensive range suitable for every project and budget. Check out our online builder today to create the ideal bespoke sash window for your homebuilding project today.
Find Roseview Windows on Stand 133 at the Festival. 


CLPM: Construction Project Consultancy

CLPM Construction Project Consultancy are a leading independent construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying consultancy. We also focus on Energy Efficiency and Heating Solutions and can provide Retrofit Assessments. 

Whether you are a property owner wanting to renovate or make improvements to your property, a self-builder, or an architect with clients who have a construction project, CLPM can help. 

Our experienced team can provide a wide range of pre-construction and onsite support services. Each one designed to suit every project type and budget. We aim to help you to get a better result, protect your financial interests and save you time and money along the way.  

For more information email us or call 01923 896550

Find CLPM in the Professional Services Hub at the Festival.


CUPA PIZARRAS: Discover CUPA 12: the dream choice for roofing contractors.

With heritage deeply embedded in the UK's slate roofing tradition, CUPA 12 stands as a pinnacle of excellence. Mined from La Campa in Northern Spain, a revered quarry with a legacy since 1972, our slate embodies over three decades of trust in the British market.

Its sleek blue-grey surface and precise cuts make it a hallmark of both modern and classical architecture. Opting for CUPA 12 guarantees superior quality and unwavering reliability, setting the standard for natural slate roofing in the UK.
Find CUPA PIZARRAS on Stand 125 & in the Renovation House at the Festival. 


Don't forget to book: The Festival of Sustainable Homes

Friday 17th & Saturday 18th May | 09:00 – 17:00

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This exciting, family-friendly show, will highlight how we can all live more sustainably in our homes and communities. The two-day festival will avoid ‘greenwash’ and offer genuine inspiration for anyone interested in creating well-designed, healthy homes, through exhibits, seminars, live demonstrations and an unrivalled line up of experts on hand to share their knowledge. 

Remember to pre-book and save £24 on a pair of tickets!


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Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first ever Festival of Sustainable Homes. We hope you enjoyed this new event as much as we enjoyed hosting it!

This year we gave an exciting new look and feel to the Spring/Summer edition of our National Self Build & Renovation Show, shining a spotlight on Sustainability as a topic we’re passionate about, and an ever-increasing consideration for our visitors. The two-day festival combined the spirit of a vibrant, family-friendly event, highlighting how we can all live more sustainably in our homes and communities - with all the invaluable self build and renovation resources which are always at the heart of our shows.

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We are delighted to announce Good Energy as the official sponsor of our brand new ‘Festival of Sustainable Homes’, held on Friday and Saturday 17th - 18th May.

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