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NAMES Chris & Mar­garet Swales OC­CU­PA­TIONS Semi-re­tired ar­chi­tect & re­tired med­i­cal ad­min­is­tra­tor LO­CA­TION Es­sex

TYPE OF PROJECT

Self-build

STYLE Con­tem­po­rary CON­STRUC­TION METHOD

Stick-built tim­ber frame

PROJECT ROUTE

Self-de­signed & project man­aged PLOT SIZE 300m2

LAND COST Part of main prop­erty BOUGHT 2015

HOUSE SIZE 83m2

PROJECT COST £155,000

PROJECT COST PER M2

£1,867

BUILD­ING WORK COM­MENCED April 2016

BUILD­ING WORK TOOK

35 weeks

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