We help you take your self-build project from concept to completion.

Learn how to manage your own building project - develop skills, knowledge and be guided by our experts every step of the way.

“It was great to find professional support specifically for self-builders, that understood the build process but also the challanges of managing your build around busy family life”    

Mr & Mrs Giles, North Lincolnshire

“The free advice Matt & Ben provided in the early stages of our 1st self-build gave us the confidence to project manage the build process ourselves, and saved us over £24,000”

Mrs Julie Teal , Yorkshire

“You’ve been fantastically helpful, I will certainly be sharing your site on social media and recommending your services to other self builders. Thanks again for all your help”

Erica, Suffolk

Discover how Build Manager can help you.

Expert Advice and Support

Our experienced team of professional partners are here to support you and steer your project in the right direction.

Planning and Finances

From sourcing land to raising funds, Build Manager is here to ensure your project is fully viable and keep your budget on track.

Project Management

Our interactive process map is designed to support self-builders in delivering a successful project from start to finish.

Self-Build Community

Share knowledge, challenges and experiences with a like-minded self-builders by gaining access to our online portal.
How it works

Our platform is here to take you one step closer to achieving your dream home.

  • Follow an Interactive Process Map

    The interactive and comprehensive process map guides you through the entire process step by step from inception to completion.

  • Stay on Track with To-Do Lists

    You have the ability to tick off items once you have used our guides and completed the relevant tasks meaning you will always know what stage you are at and what task should be done next.

  • Discover Useful Guidance Docs

    The guidance documents have been produced to show you how main-contractors manage the build process to give you the best chance of successfully project managing your own self-build and saving thousands of £££'s.

All the tips & tricks of the trade

Don't miss out on our vault full of insider knowledge and expert tips. Gain instant access via our online platform.

Avoid Common Pre-Construction Mistakes

A successful self build starts long before a spade enters the ground. We guide you through sourcing suitable…

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Tap into a Network of Professionals

Our team of professional partners offer an additional level of support tailored to your project and have been…

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Join a Community of Self-Builders

The members only Facebook group provides exclusive access to the Build Manager community for people to share experiences,…

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Get Quick Project Management Hacks

We will show you how to manage your self build like a pro using the same techniques, templates…

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Learn How to Get The Best Deal

We show you how to get like for like quotes and how to compare them – avoiding the…

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*COMING SOON* Access Expert Knowledge – Written in Plain English!

A technical explanation of the entire on-site construction process for a variety of techniques will provide an awareness…

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Empowering self-builders

Step-by-step we give self-builders like you the confidence to manage their own projects.

I'm considering a self-build project

We will show you where to start, how to calculate your budget and what is involved in the self build journey. Our interactive and comprehensive process map guides you through the entire process step by step from inception to completion.

I've already started my self-build

Whether you need to re-gain control of your finances or simply make the most of your available time by planning ahead and having practical guidance on hand. We also aim to provide piece of mind by having industry experts on hand for any queries or disputes that arise.

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Eastgate, Scotton, North Lincolnshire
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Be guided by a team of construction professionals with 50+ years of industry experience.

Our founders Matt and Ben were inspired by their own self-build experiences to create an innovative platform to assist future self-builders. We want to inspire more people to consider self-building, develop people’s knowledge and skills whilst supporting them in the journey to realising their custom dream home.