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DIY Doctor
DIY Doctor is a DIY home improvement website run by tradesman. They offer free information and advice across all areas of home improvement, building and home maintenance. There is a wide range of advice for all experience levels and across an enormous range of projects, including plumbing, electrics, general building and carpentry and joinery. Planning and Building
Government department site on planning and building.

Julian Cassell's DIY Blog
Photographic guides and other information on many aspects of DIY, by an author of books on DIY and home improvement.

Planning Help
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) site showing how you can use the planning system to protect the countryside and promote urban regeneration.

Planning Portal
Gateway to town and country planning information. Includes guides to the planning system and development plans, how to apply for planning permission, how to appeal against a planning decision, and links to the full texts of key legislative and policy documents

The Self Build Portal
Gateway page for self and custom build homes, produced by the National Self Build Association (NaSBA).

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