Kevin McCloud claims self building is the solution to rising house prices

John and Helen told Kevin McCloud they needed to build a new home that could meet their enforced new requirements
(Image credit: Channel 4)

TV presenter Kevin McCloud says the construction industry’s focus on profit over growth is crippling Britain’s property market.

The Grand Designs presenter added that a greater shift to self build properties would help householders get better value for money.

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Sam is based in Coventry and has been a news reporter for nearly 20 years. His work has featured in the Mirror, The Sun, MailOnline, the Independent, and news outlets throughout the world.  As a copywriter, he has written for clients as diverse as Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Halfords Autocentre, Great British Heating, and Irwin Industrial Tools. During the pandemic, he converted a van into a mini-camper and is currently planning to convert his shed into an office and Star Wars shrine.