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Boost Your Self-Build Knowledge

At Fleming Homes, it’s our mission to encourage more prospective new homeowners to consider self-building.  There are an enormous number of benefits to self-building, not least that it provides a ...
Fleming Homes Lilliesleaf timber frame home

Can a timber frame home stand the test of time?

One of the questions we are asked most frequently by self-builders is ‘do timber frame homes last?’ When you’re fulfilling a life-time's ambition to build the home of your dreams ...
Handshake over plans

Self-build mortgages: what you need to know

Guest blog by Bianca Singh at Mortgage Advice Bureau.  Many of us dream of building our own home, but how will you fund it?  When looking to finance the build ...
Best Timber Frame Home

Award win for a project that epitomises the true spirit self-build

Having very recently taken up the role of MD of Fleming Homes, I found myself in the extremely fortunate position of taking to the stage last week to pick up ...
Duns RFC Senior Squad

Duns RFC senior squad turn out to support local charity

Rugby clubs are very often at the heart of rural communities, which is why we were keen to see how we could support Duns RFC. Over the course of the ...
Rally Driver Gina Walker

Rally driver Gina Walker – racing ahead in a man’s world

Fleming Homes are delighted to be lead sponsors for 22-year-old rally driver Gina Walker, as she races ahead on her exciting career. Like timber frame building, rally driving is traditionally ...
Gina Walker and Richard Simmonds

Announcing our sponsorship of rally driver Gina Walker

We’re delighted to have signed a new sponsorship deal with rally driver, Gina Walker. Fleming Homes will take the role as lead sponsor across the remaining four rounds of the ...
NSBRC Show Panorama

Getting the most out of visiting self-build shows

Attending self-build shows and exhibitions can be exhilarating and inspiring. With thousands of products and services cheek by jowl and under one roof they are the perfect place for moving ...
Fleming Homes About Us

Fleming Homes launches new site and brand!

It’s an exciting month for Fleming Homes, with the launch of our new site and brand identity! After 30 years in the timber frame business (40 counting our previous company ...
Room with a view

Self-build zero vat – the ‘cherry on top’

The ‘cherry on top’ of a self-build project is the zero VAT rating. This allows you to get ‘more bang for your buck’ from building your own property, and comes ...
Superior FIT Insulation

Cut on-site costs with FIT pre-insulated panels

Using pre-insulated panels in your self-build can cut on-site costs dramatically, and let you choose exactly the right specification for your needs. Our FIT range of pre-insulated panels offers three ...
Welcoming home in the Scottish Highlands

Bespoke self-build checklist

Imagine if you could go to one car dealer and develop your dream car from a blank sheet of paper! Colour, size, performance, specification, cost, efficiency would be directed by ...
timber frame erection

Custom build vs self-build

‘Custom build’ is a relatively recent term introduced under the UK government's Housing Strategy for England in 2011. Until then, the process of building your own home was universally known ...
Perfect mix of cladding

The three timber frame build routes

There are three main build routes for building your timber frame home. As a self-builder, you should thoroughly consider each one, before setting out on your project. Find out which ...
Baronial splendour

A Scottish model for an English market

Timber frame self-build – mature Scottish model finds favour in England Scottish self-builders have timber frame in their blood, whereas in England, timber frame has been traditionally slower to catch ...
Outdoor Livingspace

3 essentials for self-build success

Timber self-build – ideal for today’s demanding bespoke designs The self-build industry is evolving fast, and timber frame construction is ideally placed to respond to changing demands from individual self-builders. ...
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