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[8 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 11,157 views]
BuildStore buys a brick!

BuildStore is the UK’s leading supplier to the Self Build, conversion and renovation market.
We established originally as the Self-Build Advisory Service in 1998 and changed our name to BuildStore in 2000. Since then we have grown from 3 staff to over 100 staff, established 2 offices (in Livingston and Swindon) and have helped literally thousands of self-builders and renovators build their dreams!
When the company started we offered a land finding service and we brokered mortgages.  From brokering mortgages we found that self-builders weren’t offered a wide variety of mortgages, and …

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[19 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 9,145 views]
Sustainable development

What is development?

From birth to death – physical development
From poor to rich – economic development
From dictatorship to democracy – political development
From sexual abuse to sexual equality – social development
From fossil fuels to renewable energy – environmental development
A future for us AND our children – SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Click here for the United Nations Millenium Development Goals
There is little challenge to the recognition that foreign aid has not alleviated much of the poverty faced by the developing world, particularly in Africa. The fall of the USSR has seen capitalism sweep the world as …

Featured, Our projects »

[17 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 7,255 views]
Opening ceremony

A small video of the opening ceremony at one of the schools we’ve built.