Make sure you are on top of what you want to know and who you want to see. Find out what's on below to help you plan your day.
The Homebuilding & Renovating Show has so much to offer.
The Homebuilding & Renovating Show provides a huge range of free seminars run by experts in our theatres.
From finding your way through the planning maze, to estimating and managing your budget, our seminars and masterclasses offer something for everyone, whatever your project or idea!
Want some one-on-one advice?
Visit our Advice Centre to book in a free 15 minute one-on-one consultation with the experts in homebuilding and renovating.
TIP: Write down the experts you would like to talk to and make sure to get to the Advice Centre early to book in your consultation.
Ask the Expert
Embarking on period renovations? Planning a brand new extension?
Whatever the question, put it to in-the-know editors from some of the country’s leading Homebuilding & Renovating magazines. These free one-to-one sessions are your chance to get personalised, impartial advice.
Click on the experts below to read their bios
Ask the Architect
If you're thinking about building, an architect will help you get more from your home.
Book a session at the show with a Chartered Practice accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) who can:
• Help you turn your aspirations into reality
• Guide you through the design, planning and construction process
• Develop solutions and come up with a design that improves your quality of life
For more information on the RIBA and to find an architect near you visit www.architecture.com/FindAnArchitect
Everything you need to know about insurance and warranties.
To help homebuilders and renovators find it easier to secure peace of mind, you can meet with an expert from Self Build Zone to discuss your insurance, warranties and claims issues at the show.
To find out more about Self Build Zone Insurance, visit homebuilding.co.uk/hbrinsurance
If you’re in the process of applying for planning permission or your application has been refused, book an appointment at The Planning Clinic to find out the tactics to success!
Bring your plans, your ideas and your applications and get a free 15 minute consultation with Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine expert Sally Tagg and her team of leading planning experts from Foxley Tagg Planning.
Ask The Builder
Come and meet a Master Builder for advice on your renovation project.
Are you searching for a builder you can rely on? Come and meet one of our Master Builders for advice on your next home renovation project. All members of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) are independently inspected and vetted on joining, giving you the confidence and peace of mind to find a quality builder.
Master Builders must meet strict criteria before joining and must commit to abide by a stringent Code of Conduct. All FMB members can also offer you a contract for any work undertaken as well as a warranty from FMB Insurance. Should anything not go to plan, our government-approved disputes service can offer free, independent adjudication to help you resolve the matter.
Build with confidence − look for the FMB badge of quality or speak to a Master Builder at the Advice Centre about your next building project.
For more information and to Find a Master Builder near you, visit www.fmb.org.uk/hbr