Expos and Events

The Task Force shares its experiences and showcases its work at events across the country. In 2017/18 it ran a series of expos across the UK. These offered a unique opportunity for local authorities, architects, financiers, developers, landowners and more to gain an in-depth insight into the local picture of the Right To Build legislation and registers, as well as custom and self-build sites that are happening across the county. The Right To Build Expos: Unlocking the Potential of Custom and Self-build were produced by NaCSBA Right To Build Taskforce, NaCSBA and Wood for Good, in partnership.

30 September: RICS Housing Hub at the Conservative Conference

The Right to Build Task Force, together with NaCSBA, will be at the Housing Hub on 30 September, Manchester, a fringe event held at the Conservative Party Conference. Task Force Director Mario Wolf will be on presenting at the hub, on the issues of diversifying housing supply through Custom and Self Build. Hosted by RICS, … Continue reading 30 September: RICS Housing Hub at the Conservative Conference

15 October: Enabling Custom and Self Build housing

Essential CPD training for planning, housing and built-environment professionals, in association with Trowers & Hamlins. With over 40,000 people now registered on local authority Self-build and Custom housebuilding registers the Custom and Self Build sector is set to grow dramatically. But there remains a lack of knowledge around best practice and routes to delivery. With … Continue reading 15 October: Enabling Custom and Self Build housing

12 September: Graven Hill site tour for housing professionals

The Right to Build Task Force is leading an exclusive study visit for housing professionals to Graven Hill, the only industry-focussed tour of the UK’s largest custom and self build site. This guided tour will help local authorities and wider housing professionals take a glimpse at one possibility for the future of housing development? Custom … Continue reading 12 September: Graven Hill site tour for housing professionals

29 March: Custom and Self-build Seminar with Three Dragons

On 29 March Three Dragons, with support from the Right to Build Task Force, will take place in Milton Keynes, as organised by the RTPI East of England.The afternoon seminar will inform a range of stakeholders about custom and self-build and the legislative framework and duties that it places on local authorities. Topics up for debate include … Continue reading 29 March: Custom and Self-build Seminar with Three Dragons

A well-attended final 2018 Expo in Leeds

These events are produced specifically for each UK region’s custom and self-build housing communities. The Expos match up custom and self-build ambitions with services, support and experience, and explore how custom and self-build housing can be delivered effectively for each region. Focused one-day programmes of expert talks, practical case-studies and interviews, plus information, advice and support for those wanting to start or progress custom and self-build housing projects around the UK. Presented by the National Custom & Self-Build Assocation (NaCSBA), the Right-to-Build Taskforce and Wood for Good, in partnership.

Right to Build Expo, Cheshire, Thurs 1 Nov 2018 (Warrington)

These events are produced specifically for each UK region’s custom and self-build housing communities. The Expos match up custom and self-build ambitions with services, support and experience, and explore how custom and self-build housing can be delivered effectively for each region. Focused one-day programmes of expert talks, practical case-studies and interviews, plus information, advice and support for those wanting to start or progress custom and self-build housing projects around the UK. Presented by the National Custom & Self-Build Assocation (NaCSBA), the Right-to-Build Taskforce and Wood for Good, in partnership.

Right to Build Expo, Eastern Region, Thurs 4 Oct 2018 (Cambridge)

These events are produced specifically for each UK region’s custom and self-build housing communities. The Expos match up custom and self-build ambitions with services, support and experience, and explore how custom and self-build housing can be delivered effectively for each region. Focused one-day programmes of expert talks, practical case-studies and interviews, plus information, advice and support for those wanting to start or progress custom and self-build housing projects around the UK. Presented by the National Custom & Self-Build Assocation (NaCSBA), the Right-to-Build Taskforce and Wood for Good, in partnership.

Right to Build Expo, Fareham (Hampshire), 6 Sept 2018

These events are produced specifically for each UK region’s custom and self-build housing communities. The Expos match up custom and self-build ambitions with services, support and experience, and explore how custom and self-build housing can be delivered effectively for each region. Focused one-day programmes of expert talks, practical case-studies and interviews, plus information, advice and support for those wanting to start or progress custom and self-build housing projects around the UK. Presented by the National Custom & Self-Build Assocation (NaCSBA), the Right-to-Build Taskforce and Wood for Good, in partnership.

A great turnout for Custom & Self-Build Expo, Glasgow

The first custom and self-build event in Scotland presented by the National Custom & Self-Build Assocation (NaCSBA), the Right-to-Build Taskforce and Wood for Good, in partnership. A focused one-day programme of expert talks, practical case-studies, interviews, information, advice and support for those wanting to start or progress custom and self-build projects around Scotland.

RIGHT TO BUILD EXPO – ExCel London, 10 May 2018

Right to Build Expo, 10 May – post-event update Click for THE PROGRAMME Click for the MORNING SESSIONS Click for the AFTERNOON SESSIONS The Right to Build Expos are created by NaCSBA, Right-to-Build Taskforce and Wood for Good, in partnership. Sponsored by     The right to build expos offer a specially designed programme for the local, national … Continue reading RIGHT TO BUILD EXPO – ExCel London, 10 May 2018

RIGHT TO BUILD EXPO – WESTPOINT EXETER, 8 MARCH 2018

Right to Build Expo comes to the South East of England on 8 March 2018.

Presentations from the Right to Build Expo

Download any of the presentations from the expo by clicking the links below. The Right to Build Task Force: Supporting Custom & Self Build delivery in the UK, Mario Wolf, Task Force Director Opportunities for Custom & Self Build across North Northamptonshire, Andrew Longley, Head of North Northamptonshire Joint Planning and Delivery Unit Delivery of … Continue reading Presentations from the Right to Build Expo

Richard Bacon MP addresses Right to Build Expo Northants

 On Nov 7th 2017 Castle Theatre, North Northants hosted the second regional Right to Build Expo. Audience members heard Richard Bacon MP speak about Self-Build, Custom and Community Housebuilding and place-making. https://youtu.be/KDxn488PJQE

Full programme for RtB Expo Northants

The running order for Nov 7th’s second Right to Build Expo in Wellingborough, Northants now available online:   Click here for final programme!   Highlights of the day are set to be: The opportunity to book 1:1 sessions with our sponsors BuildStore, Potton and other exhibitors in the Market Forum Practical lessons from Almere Council … Continue reading Full programme for RtB Expo Northants

Richard Bacon MP addresses 1st Right to Build Expo, 18 Sep ’17

Last month Aylesbury Vale District Council hosted the first regional Right to Build Expo. Following a keynote address from the Minister for Housing and Planning, Richard Bacon MP addressed an audience of planners, architects, custom build providers, surveyors, builders and local authorities. REGISTER NOW FOR THE NEXT RIGHT TO BUILD EXPO ON 7 NOVEMBER

First expo slides now available…

Michael Holmes presentation 18 September ’17 Mario Wolf Task Force presentation 18 September ’17 Aylesbury Vale District Council presentation 18 September ’17 Bucks Building Society presentation 18 September ’17 Masterclass on RTB Registers and Assessing Demand 18 September ’17 Alexander De Vries Leiden slides – 18 September ’17 Richard Bacon slides – 18 September ’17 … Continue reading First expo slides now available…

7 November ’17 for second regional Right to Build Expo

Following the huge success of the first event in Buckinghamshire, we are delighted to announce the second regional Right to Build Expo. The Right to Build Task Force’s series of regional Expos will continue to build on its most successful elements and be honed by feedback to take the event from strength to strength. The … Continue reading 7 November ’17 for second regional Right to Build Expo

Housing minister on Right to Build Expo Aylesbury “a fantastic demonstration”

    “A fantastic chance to talk to people who really know how to get these projects off the ground”   “Really helpful and engaging”   Just a couple of the comments received from Right to Build Expo attendees. The hugely successful Right to Build Expo in Aylesbury earlier this month demonstrated the growing energy in the … Continue reading Housing minister on Right to Build Expo Aylesbury “a fantastic demonstration”

Programme released for Right to Build Expo: Unlocking the potential of Custom and Self Build Housing

A detailed programme is now available for the Right to Build Expo on 18 September in Aylesbury, Bucks. Click here for the programme Alok Sharma MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning features in a fantastic line-up of speakers which also includes Alexander De Vries, Project Manager from Nieuw Leyden in The Netherlands and … Continue reading Programme released for Right to Build Expo: Unlocking the potential of Custom and Self Build Housing