Self Builders

The most important planning element of any Self-Build development is affordability. We specialise in estimating building costs for Self-Builders.

Recently we completed our 65,000th Self-Build Estimate. We are ranked No.1 by volume, experience and expertise.

With 34,000+ trade users, who update our labour and materials database daily, we can estimate the costs of your build accurately, to your postcode.

We offer Self-Builders impartial advice on any element of their build. We can even negotiate material prices with one of our approved Builders Merchants. We have a network of 2,500+ Builders Merchants outlets, situated throughout the UK, including National, Regional and Independent Builders merchants.

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How to use the service

The service will enable you to provide your clients with a detailed labour and materials estimate, based on your drawings, for any domestic extension, conversion, refurbishment or new-build dwelling.

To use the service, please provide;

  • Existing and proposed floor plans
  • Existing and proposed elevation drawings
  • Any other project information

We accept drawings as Adobe pdf files. All drawings should be to a recognised metric scale: for example, 1:50 or 1:100.
Note: Adobe pdf files must be created in the size intended for printing.

to upload your project information