Win tickets to The South-West Homebuilding and Renovating Show

October 31, 2013

The South-West Homebuilding and Renovating Show, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, will return to The Bath West Showground, Somerset, from 16-17 November. The exhibition will provide visitors with the latest information on new homebuilding technologies, open plan extensions and how to undertake your renovations stylishly and efficiently. Head along to discover modern products to suit your needs, tastes and lifestyle and seek expert advice from property professionals such as Michael Holmes (Editor-in-chief of Homebuilding Renovating magazine), at the free daily seminars and masterclasses and one-to-one consultations.

Kingspan Potton, a company that specialises in assisting timber frame self builders, will be attending the show to offer recommendations on how to create a beautifully tailored new property. No matter how ambitious your plans, Potton’s designers will provide you with bespoke ideas and guide you through your build process.

Chris Reeves, a chartered builder and qualified solicitor, will be hosting specialist masterclasses about finding a reliable builder, avoiding rogue traders and obtaining detailed quotes from contractors. Chris will bring to the show his experience in project management, building trade and the law to update visitors on the latest legal and technical issues and offer tips on how to solve building disputes.

For those in need of inspiration, a stop by the free daily seminars and masterclasses will supply visitors with recommendations and suggestions on how to create their dream house. Property experts from Homebuilding Renovating Magazine will cover topics such as budgeting, planning, design, layout and energy efficiency to ensure that self-build enthusiasts understand what decisions to make and how to avoid risks when undertaking their building or restoration project.

Attend a free Planning Clinic by Sally Tagg from Foxley Tagg if you’re currently in the process of applying for a planning permission or have previously had one refused. Find out the latest permitted planning rules and regulations and benefit from impartial advice from those in the know.

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), a professional association specialising in self-build, renovation, conversion and extension projects, will be offering free consultations at the Ask the Architects stand. Head over to find out how to make the most of your home, your plans and your budget from the certified members of RIBA.

Book your free individual appointments with the specialists from Homebuilding and Renovating magazine at the Ask the experts area to discuss your building plans and specific enquiries. The experts this year include Michael Holmes (Editor-in-Chief and home improvement expert); Chris Reeves (chartered builder and lawyer, Homebuilding Renovating magazine’s Legal Expert); Jason Orme (Editor of Homebuilding Renovating magazine, home improvement expert); David Snell (Homebuilding Renovating magazine’s self-build and plotfinding expert); Barry Sutcliffe (one of UK’s leading self-build experts) and Tim Pullen (Homebuilding Renovating magazine’s eco expert).

For more information and tickets, visit or call the ticket hotline on 0844 545 0084. Tickets are £8 in advance or £12 on the door (children under 16 go free).

For your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show, answer the following question:


Closing date: Friday, November 8.

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