nSBRC - Self Build and Renovation

Visitor Information

Standard Public Opening Hours
Tuesday – Sunday from 10am – 5.30pm

How much does it cost?
It is completely FREE to visit the Centre. We only charge for Course places and non-pre-booked tickets for our shows.

Every Friday & Sunday@ 12:00 – 'Renovation House Tour'
If you are contemplating buying a dilapidated property, then our renovation tour will provide you with all the considerations you must take on board. Our experts will take you through the key stages of a renovation project, taking you from dilapidation to completion.

Every Saturday @ 12:00 – 'Self Build Educational Tour'
Take part in our Self Build Educational Tour and see our six life-sized exhibits that cover all the major stages of a building project. Learn everything you need to know about building your own property including: Groundworks, Foundations & Floors, Walls & Structures, External Options, Roofing and much much more..

Coffee Shop
We have an on-site Coffee Shop serving hot and cold drinks. The Coffee Shop is open from 10am – 3pm Tuesday to Sunday.

Dogs are not allowed into the Centre unless they are guide/sensory dogs.

Hotels Near By

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Swindon

Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UZ

01793 881777



Village Hotel Swindon

Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, Whitehall Way, Swindon, SN5 7DW

01793 279470



Holiday Inn Express Swindon

Frankland Road Blagrove, Swindon, SN5 8UD

01793 818800



Premier Inn Swindon West

Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UY

0871 527 9068






Come and Visit Us

The UK'S only permanent venue for independent Advice & Support.
Open Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 5.30pm
Closed on Sundays

As an independent, employee-owned business, the NSBRC is a proud member of the following associations: