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A beginner's guide to building an eco home
Guide
20 December 2021

A beginner's guide to building an eco home

Building an eco home continues to be one of the main ways of fighting the climate crisis. If you're a self-builder trying to find a plot to design and build your dream eco home on, this guide will take you through the myriad ways to get there, some of the thought processes that underpin them and how much they might cost.

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  • A guide to buying council land
    Guide
    14 December 2021

    A guide to buying council land

    When it comes to development projects, nothing is more important than finding the right piece of land. But what if the plot you want is owned by the council? This guide will take you through the process of finding and buying council land.

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  • A Guide to the Environment Act 2021
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    22 November 2021

    A Guide to the Environment Act 2021

    The new Environment Act creates a framework for protecting and enhancing the natural environment through long-term, legally-binding targets. This guide, written by ecological survey experts, Arbtech, will take you through all its minutiae, including new policies on Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG), habitat protection and reducing waste.

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  • Flood Zones - What you need to know
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    10 November 2021

    Flood Zones - What you need to know

    Flood zones were created by the Environment Agency to understand the probability of flooding, and are key to discovering the risks and rewards of developing in a particular area. This guide will help you understand how they work and how they could affect you and your land.

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