2014 Winners

We had hundred’s of amazing entries for the Build It Awards 2014.  Below is a list of the lucky winners, demonstrating excellence across all aspects of self build and renovation including completed projects, products, services and suppliers.

Click here to view a list of the 2017 winners.

The Best Self Build Home

Hannah Jones & Theo Hodnett – Characterful low cost cottage. View their story here.


Best Renovated Home

Tim & Lizzie Bayman – Shop conversion. View their story here.


Best Self Build Architect or Designer

Tom Gascoyne, Orme Ltd for Milton Lane


Highly commended Self Build Architect

Trevor Avery, lapd Architects for The Crows Nest

Best Collective or Group Self Build Project

Lancaster Cohousing Project & Eco Arc Architects

Best Custom Build Project

Carillion Igloo, Trevenson Park South, Cornwall

Highly commended Best Custom Build Project

French Fields, Mark Ward in partnership with Potton & BuildStore

Best Council for Self / Custom Builders

Cherwell District Council

Best Builders Merchant for Self Builders

RGB Building Supplies

Best Timber Frame Home

Baufritz UK for Farnham House

Best Oak Frame Home

Carpenter Oak & Van Ellen + Sheryn for West Yard Farm

Best Masonry Home

AR Design Studio & Hoskins Brick for ‘Four Views’

Best Affordable Home

Potton for Tom Allen & Zoe Godbold’s home

Best Eco Home

Logix & Della Valle Architects for Cedar House

Best Windows

Passivlux, Svarre

Best Glazed Doors

Centor, Centor Integrated Doors

Best Joinery product

Voysey & Jones, The Voysey Crossover

Best Heating Product

Jotul UK, Scan66

Best Plumbing Product

Worcester, Bosch Group – Wave Smart Controller

Best Innovation in Insulation

Insulated Floors Ltd – Isoquick

Best Sustainable Technology or Product

Solar Slate Ltd – Solar Slate Multi

Best Rainwater or Water Reuse Product

Ifore Rainwater Harvesting – Ilfore Harvesting System

Best Home Technology Product

Aritco UK – Aritco Home Lift

Best Roofing System or Product

Tudor Roof Tiles – Handmade peg & plain tiles

Best Cladding System or Product

James Hardie Building Products – HardiePlank

Best Self Build Mortgage Product

Ecology Building Society – Self Build Residential Mortgage

Best Self Build Lender

Darlington Building Society