09.00 - Delegate Arrival

10.00 - Welcome & Introduction 

10.15 - Individual Serviced Plots & Custom Build - Defining the Opportunity

  • Definition of Service Plots and Custom Build 
  • Analysis of the current UK market and current delivery models
  • What can we learn from mature overseas markets


10.45 - Quantifying Potential Demand

  • Current levels of public awareness and demand
  • Will choice really widen the appeal of newbuild?
  • How individual serviced plots complement the speculative house building model


11.15 - Coffee & Networking

12.00 - The Wider Socio-Economic Impact of Custom Build

  • Is the UK market ready for choice - and can the sector deliver it?
  • Overcoming the challenges of a deeply conservative planning regime
  • Will consumer choice prove a better driver of quality than the profit motive?


12.30 - The Changing Legislative Framework

  • The changing planning environment and snapshot of local council responses to the Right to Build legislation
  • Tax incentives, exemptions and other ways to capture additional planning gain
  • The role in meeting wider policy objectives for new homes including diversity, sustainability and affordability


13.30 - Lunch & Managed Networking


We then have two insightful and interactive breakout sessions to attend from 2.30pm-3.30pm and 4pm-5pm.

  • Development Finance
    • A guide to funding for Serviced Plots and Custom Build development. Plus, a look at warranties.
  • Promoting Land Incorporating Individual Serviced Plots
  • Tax planning for landowners and serviced plot providers
    • ( CGT, VAT, SDLT, CIL Exemption & more) - KPMG / Legal
  • Bring Forward Community Led Housing Projects  
  • Development funding, Mortgage lending and valuation for the custom build sector – BuildStore
  • Ensuring High Quality Design and Placemaking 
    • Using Design Codes, Local Development Orders
  • Bringing Forward Affordable Custom Build Homes
    • Opportunities to deliver affordable housing through Custom Build