Inspiration and advice for your building project
A super insulated self-build home in Yorkshire that requires no space heating.
This restored and converted sandstone church shows ecclesiastical architecture can be perfect for an imaginative homeowner
Be inspired by these beautiful Yorkshire self builds and renovations
If you live in one of the so-called ‘stone belts’, you may well have to build in stone to satisfy the local planners. You may actually prefer to build in stone – it’s usually very attractive – but it’s a great deal more expensive than brickwork.
If you're planning on renovating a period house, make sure you hire tradesmen and designers that know about conservation. Whether your home is Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian, here's some advice on what you need to consider.
Jason Orme looks at a new scheme to give cashback for eco improvements