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Progress on site at Build It’s real-life self build is really speeding up as the second fix stages are now coming together. If you’re a regular reader then you’ll have been following the project from the beginning, as editor Chris Bates has been sharing the ins and outs of our Education House. He’s been updating us on why products have been chosen, how things have gone on site and what he’s learnt from managing this innovative scheme.

Anyone who has taken on this role for a self build knows that it can be a full time job; in fact, we’ve heard our experts at the Build It Live shows say time and time again that if you’re working, hand the job over to a professional because juggling both yourself can be a challenge. So, with the end now in sight and things coming together quickly, Chris is taking time away from the magazine – so I’m taking the reins here at editorial HQ for the next few months! He’s still filling us in on the latest from site, though, so don’t miss his update on page 58. Read more about our ground-breaking project by logging onto www.self-build.co.uk/ourhouse.

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