Flosh Meadows rumours

Dear all

We thank the two self build couples employed at the rumour factory sometimes known as Sellafield who came to Flosh Farm this evening, Sunday 31 July 2016 to tell us that the ‘rumours’ say we have sold the land to a major housing developer; Betty & Richard have not; are not, nor do they intend to sell the land to any housing developers either local or national.…

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Cumbria “Best Place to Live” says National Body

Wonderful article published in local media informing the country that Cumbria is the best place to live – which I’m sure comes as no surprise to locals  and can be seen in the following link: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/business/Cumbria-best-place-in-England-to-start-a-family-1695714f-377b-4aaa-85eb-14ff5438f246-ds

Cumbria is the best place in England to start a family, a new survey suggests.

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Self building land register is lacking in parts of UK

Research reveals knowledge about self building land register is lacking in UK

Wednesday, 04 May 2016
Image One in five people in the UK believe there would be increased public support for the building of new homes if self or custom build properties contributed to a greater proportion of those built, new research shows.Despite the Self Build and Custom Housebuilding Act (also known as the Right to Build Act) coming into force on 01 April 2016, some 77% of people in the UK are unaware councils are now required to keep a register of those looking to buy land in the local area to carry out self or custom build projects.
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Executive homes plan for the Flosh (Flosh Meadows)

LARGER “executive” homes are planned for a 21-house development in Cleator Moor.

The land behind Flosh Farm was set to house 28 homes after planning permission was granted last year.

But self-build developers have now “illustrated the need for larger plots” as their research suggests there is a “shortage in ‘executive’ quality housing” in the area.…

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Government double number of self-build homes

Government unveils plans to double number of self-build homes

Posted on February 5, 2016 by Stephen Little in News with 0 Comments

what-mortgage-feb-2016selfbuildhousePeople looking to kick-start their dreams of building a home will find it much easier now with the launch of new registers scheme designed to help them find plots.

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Site owners wish to reduce plot numbers

The site owners Richard & Betty are discussing with Copeland Borough Council Planning Department to reduce the number of plots from 28 to 20.

In very early discussion it appears that Copeland will agree to the reduction of plots but further details and meetings are required.…

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Plotting a dream: How to make your perfect house a reality

A new informative article we found last week which we thought might be of interest to you, is  telling us that a typical three-bedroom home is costing from just £150,000 to build.  This can be found at http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/property/549780/Plotting-a-dream-How-to-make-your-perfect-house-a-reality …

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Local plots for sale

Sunday 30 November 2014.

As promised to a number of hopeful purchasers of plots at Flosh Meadows, especially to every one who has visited or phoned in these last few days I have added a link showing local building plots for sale.…

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There’s Land Ahoy

Plot Price Guidance Daily Mail 050914An excellent Daily Mail article on Friday 05 September 2014 describes matters of interest to self builders.

It shows why there is a shortage of plots and how to find and value them.

Click on the picture to enlarge and read this informative article.…

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