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Words: Simon Wicks
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Politicians are advocating custom build to help crack the housing crisis. Simon Wicks reports.

We tend to think of it in terms of extremes in the UK: Self-build either represents the kind of cheap prefab housing knocked up at the end of the Second World War, or it is the over-engineered follies beloved of Channel 4's Grand Designs, where budgets spin out of control as couples tilt hopefully at expensive windmills.
Is there a middle way? Well, yes –.....Sign Up or Login to read full article
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