A Schedule Guide For Self Builders

When you take on a self build project, organisation will determine the success of your project and one way of achieving this is to create a self build schedule.

Being organised and having an overall time plan in place is essential to ensure the success of a self build. You need to be able to monitor what needs to be done and how much it costs. Using software tools such as Microsoft Project or Microsoft Excel can be really useful for creating a schedule.

Take a look at our suggested self build schedule to get an idea into what’s involved for a self build project.

Arrange a mortgage

  1. Find the perfect plot
  2. Assess development potential
  3. Secure finance and calculate budget
  4. Buy plot
  5. Apply for planning permission
  6. Prepare detailed design
  7. Get building regulations approved
  8. Arrange site insurance and warranty
  9. Hire an architectural designer to design blueprint and contractors to construct your build
  10. Arrange water and electricity and sewage if required

Arc Design Services Ltd are a fully Accredited Planning Agent in the Trafford Council area, catering for all client aspirations. We work on all types of residential architectural design projects within the South Manchester and Cheshire area relating to residential design, from domestic extensions, loft conversions, remodeled homes, alterations and refurbishments to one-off designed, bespoke new build homes.

If you’d like help designing your self build schedule or would like guidance on designing your new self build home, we’d be happy to help! contact us today!

26a Victoria Road, Hale
Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 9AD
United Kingdom