We have hand picked a wide range of companies from the industry that can offer initial free advice and provide their services to help you progress your self build.

Being in the industry for over 30 years naturally we have developed an extensive list of consultants and contractors that can help us provide the best, practical advice for self-builders. We have selected companies because of their ability to demonstrate an innovative and modern approach to construction services, a credible track record in the self-build space and importantly are affordable!

Our Partners

We're proud to partner with these companies...

MKM Building Supplies

Builders Merchants / Suppliers

MKM are a builders’ merchant with a different approach to business, founded in Hull where their first branch was opened in 1995 and where the Central Support office is based. They have naturally expanded to bring excellent service to more and more customers with over 80 branches nationwide covering more than 20 counties in England and multiple branches in Scotland.

Each of their branches utilise the local knowledge and expertise of their outstanding staff to provide great service to every customer and build those relationships which give them a true understanding of individual customer needs.

As the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchant we are thrilled to have combined the collective buying power of the self-build community and agreed exclusive preferential rates for build manager users on over 250 of the most common domestic building materials. Not only have we pre-agreed the most competitive rates but we have tailored the purchasing and invoicing process to make your VAT reclaim easier!

To start saving money on your materials please sign-up for FREE and receive your exclusive discount code.

Mayflower Mortgage & Finance Ltd

Self-build Mortgage

Mayflower Mortgage & Finance are Specialists in Self Build Mortgages Across The UK.
Mayflower is a family run mortgage brokerage that places their clients at the heart of everything they do.
They provide clients with 1 to 1 support service from inception of idea all the way through to completion of their build and beyond.
They are a Gold Partner with the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) putting them at the forefront of driving change and client choice in the self build sector.

With self build finance being one of the biggest hurdles for many looking to build their dream home it is important that you chose your lender wisely. Having a knowledgeable, approachable and personable broker on your team to give specialist advise really can make all the difference when navigating the early stages of your project. (Ask us how we know)

Find out more at https://www.mayflowermortgage.co.uk/, or book a call with one of their project finance specialist athttps://www.mayflowermortgage.co.uk/booking



Self-Build Zone

Site Insurance & Structural Warranty

Self-Build Zone is an award-winning and market-leading self-build insurance and structural warranty provider, operating in the UK since 2008. Cover for new build, renovation, extension and conversion projects is their speciality and they only use A Rated insurers to make sure customers have the best protection. Irrespective of your chosen build route, they will have product solutions available and are happy to share their sector experience with you. Self-Build Zone are gold members of NaCSBA, the insurance provider for NHBC and the only winner of the ‘best self build insurance provider of the year’ at the Homebuilding & Renovating Awards.

Their website allows you to quickly request quotations for both site insurance and 10 year structural warranties.

Click here to get your quote today: www.selfbuildzone.com/quote or for more information visit their website: www.selfbuildzone.com



Plan My House

Architectural Design

Plan my House are architectural consultants, specialising in providing architectural design & consultancy services for the residential market.

The company was established in 2002 to provide a specialist service to the homeowner, self build & developer market.

They have a very high referral rate by putting clients first whether it be through out of hour visits; no win no fee planning applications and the ability to combine high quality design with cost effective solutions providing clients with a hassle free and enjoyable building experience.

Plan my House have a practical approach to house design and their deep understanding and experience of buildability and a consideration for building costs sets them apart from other practices and makes them a great solution for self-builders.

Plan my House are associates of the Chartered Institute of Building & Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.

Planmyhouse.co.uk – Contact Form

The National Custom and Self Build Association


The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) is the only body in the UK working exclusively to lobby for change to make Custom Build and Self Build a mainstream choice for more people. As a community interest company, their financial independence ensures they have an independent voice when campaigning.

Promoting custom and self-building completely aligns with the Build Manager mission. We are therefore proud members of NaCSBA and hope that more companies support the work they do to make building your own home an easier more available option in the UK – find out more at www.nacsba.org.uk.

NaCSBA works to share the understanding of the barriers and opportunities around our sector. Their lobbying highlights and helps navigate these issues, such as how local authorities manage and implement the Right to Build legislation.

Promoting custom and self-building completely aligns with the Build Manager mission. We are therefore proud members of NaCSBA and hope that more companies support the work they do to make building your own home an easier more available option in the UK.


Fytche-Taylor Planning

Planning Consultant

Fytche-Taylor Planning Ltd are a Lincolnshire based planning and development consultancy with expertise in planning applications, architectural design, land appraisals, site acquisition and construction for all forms of residential, commercial, leisure and agricultural developments.

Their multi-discipline team specialise in working directly with select clients, including landowners, property developers, self-builders and several of the region’s largest housebuilders to help obtain planning permission.

Their expertise will significantly improve your chances of a successful planning application when seeking permission on challenging plots.

Telephone: 01427 718 032
Email: info@ftplan.co.uk


Compliant EPC

Building Energy Performance

Compliant EPC Limited are an established provider of energy and building control compliance services and to the self-build community, property market and construction industry and have a track record of consulting with local authorities, architects, solicitors and developers.

Their team’s understanding of Building Regulations – Part L, means they are able to provide simple design advice to you very early on to avoid you and your architect from making common expensive mistakes.  If your getting confused with the terminology and acronyms used in this sector of the industry (you wouldn’t be the first) and you need to decipher your SAP from your EPC and SBEM to comply with Building Control then get in touch for a FREE quotation.

We know first hand that they work with you in a relaxed, cost aware approach to ensure that your build, large or small can move forward hassle free.

Phone: 01623 573009
Email: contact@compliant-epc.co.uk


Value Passive House

Image Rendering / 3D Design

If your looking to design & build your home to the very highest energy performance standards then Value Passive House are an excellent place to start. They can provide the initial consultation at no cost and will provide design advice and practical tips to help you achieve EPC A+ or Passive home standards.

We actually found Value Passive House after seeing the quality of their CGI / Photo-realistic design work they produce for the self-build community, at fraction of the price of some larger design practises. We think self-builders and industry professionals alike can benefit from the 3D visual aid their designs provide and they make for an easier decision making process when choosing materials that work well together.

Our partnership allows them to offer our members a 5% discount so don’t forget to mention Build Manager when enquiring.

Contact: Arun & Sandra