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The National Self Build and Renovation Show

Your design. Your build. Your home.

Make your dream home a reality at The National Self Build & Renovation Show.

With an unrivalled line up of exhibitors and experts on hand to share their advice, this is an unmissable event for anyone thinking of self building or renovating their home.

This is the ideal event to meet experts, see and test products in a spacious and relaxing setting. The show offers something for everyone, no matter what stage you are at with your project. We have tons of advice on finding a plot and arranging your finances, deciding on the best building method through to how you will heat your home.

Join us on Friday 28th - Sunday 30th January at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon.

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

We've put together a line up that's both informative and inspiring. Across the three days you'll have access to a range of seminars, Q&A sessions, live demos and free one-to-one consultations with our experts, and of course, over 200 exhibitors showcasing the latest building products and services.

Let us guide you through some of the key stages of a homebuilding project; Finding Land, Sorting Finances and Planning. We are offering exclusive ‘How To Find and Appraise a Plot’ surgeries, in partnership with Potton. We’ll also be giving you the very latest on ‘Help to Build’– a brand new, government backed, scheme designed to make self build more affordable and providing the latest news on Electric Car Charging and assessing the wide range of Heating options available.

We’ll also help you with the big spending decisions; from exploring Building Systems, Architectural Design fundamentals and understanding options for Doors & Windows.

New build or renovation – this is a ‘must-attend’ event!


Explore our Show Highlights:

  • Huge range of independent experts one-to-one expert consultations
  • Live ‘Question Time’ style panel debates
  • Guided tours of the NSBRC’s fantastic life-size educational exhibits
  • Free NSBRC Course Taster Sessions
  • Coffee shop
  • FREE onsite parking

Helping us all stay safe

To help us comply with the latest government guidance on Coronavirus, please ensure that you have your COVID-19 status proof ready, before attending the NSBRC show.

All attendees (staff, exhibitors and visitors) must show proof of either:

a) having had two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine (or one of the single-dose Janssen vaccine) at least 14 days before attending*


b) a negative PCR or Lateral Flow Test result**, which can be taken at home or at a recognised centre free of charge, within 48 hours of attending the event.


c) proof that you are exempt from vaccination (or vaccination and testing) on the basis of a medical exemption or clinical trial participation

We will accept various forms of proof when checking your status. Your data will not be required nor stored by us, and proof can simply be shown to a member of our team on arrival.

*For vaccinations this includes:

  • the NHS COVID Pass (We recommend that you take a photo of your valid QR code, or bring a print out, as a poor smart-phone connection may result in you being unable to load the App).
  • an approved international equivalent
  • a letter from the NHS – you can request this by calling 119
  • a letter from a GP showing details of vaccines administered

Please note: The NHS COVID Pass no longer gives details of natural immunity for entering certain venues and events. Proof of natural immunity cannot be accepted as an alternative to proof of vaccination or a recent test.

**For the PCR/ LFT test result, this includes:

  • an email or text confirming your result
  • a record of the result shown via the NHS app

Remember your face covering

In line with current government guidance in England, you must wear a face covering at large venues and events so please ensure you bring yours with you to the show and wear it at all times unless you are exempt.

Check your symptoms before travelling

We ask that anyone who is displaying symptoms of Covid-19, has been asked to self-isolate or lives with someone who has Covid-19 symptoms DOES NOT attend the show at any time.

Covid-19 Guidelines

Visitors to The National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) can freely walk around our huge (67,000ft2) Visitor Centre, viewing products first-hand, requesting contact from our exhibitor’s displays and speaking to our experts at our Helpdesk. Due to the space and ventilation the building provides, and our respect of the latest guidance, we are confident you will enjoy a safe and relaxing visit. The measures outlined above are effective immediately until further notice and are taken to help safeguard our visitors, exhibitors and team of employee-owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our measures and procedures are under constant review and updated according to the latest Government guidelines. These guideline were last updated on 4th January 2021.

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This show will be held as a live event at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon.

NSBRC - Lydiard Fields,
Great Western Way,
Swindon SN5 8UB / 0345 223 44 55


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