Self Build Alliance - Case Studies

As a local, family run construction business, many of our client developments are within easy driving distance of Exeter and the South West of England. 


Self Build Alliance Client Projects

As self build consultants we are able to assist our clients in many aspects from planning to full builds and everything in between. We are privileged that we get to be part of the process. To enable our clients to build their own home. Self build alliance was originally set up to meet client’s needs & individual requirements which are not met by the markets leading Selfbuild companies. Self building and the self builder has changed significantly in recent years.

A Stunning But Awkward Location

It was the secluded, raised elevation with views over Exeter City and beyond that enticed Alex Cooper to buy St Clair, a rundown pre-1930's timber bungalow which had stood vacant for many years.

The property had been the first development in the privately owned narrow lane known as Lodge Hill and was awkwardly situated, surrounded by neighbours gardens on all sides, with a 1.2m wide path providing the only access. This had deterred many prospective buyers. but Alex .....

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Taking Care Of Business

Brothers Jim and Martin Ashford both inherited plots on their family farm but chose different paths to achieve their dream homes. While his brother chose to build traditionally, Jim and his wife, Alison, wanted the benefits of a modern timber frame home. 

So when they visited the SelfBuild & Design show at Exeter in 2012 they spoke to one of the exhibitors, Self Build Alliance (SBA), about delivering their ideal home. SBA is based in Exeter and uses local contractors and suppliers who share a similar work ethic to provide a complete self build Package tailored to individual needs. After an initial meeting with Paul Brown....

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Kingsbridge "Infill" Self Build

Making the most of the space available is always a key consideration of any self build project.

Transforming a garage and adjacent parking bay into a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom detached house was always going to be a challenge but imagination, attention to detail, careful planning and the utmost consideration for neighboring properties created this family's dream home in just 8 months....

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Traditional Family Home Crediton

A smaller more traditional family home but using the latest building technology for thermal insulation and build quality, this self build home in Crediton, Devon was built in 12 weeks on a plot owned by the customer...

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