Government's £150m Funding Pledge Sets up Milestone Year for Self Build

A SIPs self-build home in Cornwall that takes full advantage of its stunning, south facing plot
(Image credit: Nigel Rigden)

The government's series of measures to kick-start a self build revolution in the UK have received widespread acclaim from industry bodies.

The announcements made on Saturday 24 April included the £150m Help to Build scheme, which was officially launched to make it easier for people to self build their own home. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.