Build Updates

Final update

Sunday 6th May 2012

The show barn is now a blank canvas ready for a range of contemporary furniture and accessories to come in from Dwell.

More Information

If you would like more information on building a Potton barn, why not request a Potton Contemporary brochure?

Guide to Building Costs

This project has been costed by the My Building Project Self-build Estimating Service, developed by Homebuilding & Renovating magazine in partnership with HBXL. Download the PDF to see a detailed breakdown by build phase of all labour and materials.

The report includes -

  • A project cost summary

  • A detailed cost breakdown for materials, plant and labour

  • A detailed cost breakdown by build phase

  • An indicative build programme

  • An indicative cash flow projection

This report demonstrates exactly what a self-builder would receive within an Estimate Pack for their own self-build project. It also gives guidance into the various choices of build routes and how savings can be made through DIY project management. All reports are also supplied in spreadsheet format on CD for easy manipulation along with a month’s free trial of EstimatorXpress and PlansXpress software from HBXL. Prices for an estimate start at £199 plus VAT.

For further details of the Estimating Service please visit or call 01527 834455.

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