Build It Live South East took place on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February 2017 at the award-winning Kent Event Centre, providing a whole weekend of inspiration and expert guidance all under one roof to thousands of visitors. Next year it will take place on Saturday 3rd February and Sunday 4th February 2018.
If you’re planning a self build, renovating a property or looking to add light, space or value to your current home, then a trip to Build It Live South East will be an essential part of your preparation. Brought to you by Build It Magazine, the UK’s longest running, most focused self build title, Build It Live brings the magazine’s indispensable monthly custom home building, DIY and renovation advice to life.
Here’s what you can expect from the show…
Meet hundreds of the UK’s leading suppliers, see thousands of products on display and specify the right items for your project.
Build It Live features dozens of FREE live daily seminars and workshops available all weekend. From eco-friendly construction techniques, to securing a plot for your build, or simply learning from real self builders who have already completed their projects, our interactive talks are there to guide you in the right direction.
Meet Build It‘s team of experts, ask them questions and even show them your plans for top tips on making your project a success. The Ask Our Experts zone is extremely poplar, so make sure you book a session early in the day, for a FREE face-to-face consultations.
In the Naked House you’ll be able to see a section of a new build home as it comes together. Get first-hand insight into how products and materials are installed, from insulating concrete formwork (ICF) to underfloor heating. Click here to see who is contributing to this year’s Naked House.
Make sure you visit PlotSearch Zone for some expert one-to-one advice on finding the right plot for your build. Receive valuable tips for finding land, from the experts at PlotSearch, the UK’s largest and most accurate live online database of genuine self build land, renovation & conversion opportunities.
Hear how to build a sustainable home and gain one-to-one advice on a range of issues, including renewable energy and environmentally friendly building techniques. Learn more here.
Potton have used their extensive experience to develop a new range of workshops and seminars to deliver their industry knowledge to all self builders. Get a taste of what you can expect from a full course at the Self Build Academy, ask Potton’s experts a question and take note for your next project!