Key statistics from the self build and custom build register
The self build and custom build register opened in September 2015. The key statistics below relate to base periods 1 to 4, starting in 2015 and ending on 30 October 2019. The redacted raw data can be found on the East Suffolk Open Data Portal.
Number of people on the register
- Individuals: 390
- Groups: 3
When did people join the register?
- Base period 1: 168
- Base period 2: 84
- Base period 3: 81
- Base period 4: 60
What location are they interested in?
Click on the map to view the number of people interested in a plot in each parish. In addition, 67 people have specified ‘any’ area within East Suffolk. 79% of people would consider a plot outside of their preferred location(s).
What type of property would they like to build?
- Detached house: 337
- Semi-detached house: 119
- Detached bungalow: 27
- Semi-detached bungalow: 13
- Terrace house: 10
- Apartment / flat: 7
How many bedrooms do they require?
- 1 bedroom: 4
- 2 bedrooms: 71
- 3 bedrooms: 207
- 4 bedrooms: 152
- 5+ bedrooms: 28
What are the main reasons for those on the register to build their own home?
- Ability to include higher levels of environmental performance: 118
- To design a home: 106
- Lower running costs: 99
- Higher build quality and specifications: 98
- To live in a specific location/personal links to an area: 92