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 6, starting in 2015 and ending on 30 October 2021. The redacted raw data can be found on the East Suffolk Open Data Portal.
Number of people on the register
- Individuals: 516
- Groups: 3
When did people join the register?
- Base period 1: 143
- Base period 2: 78
- Base period 3: 75
- Base period 4: 56
- Base period 5: 101
- Base period 6: 66
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, 105 people have specified ‘any’ area within East Suffolk. 57% of people would consider a plot outside of their preferred location(s).
What type of property would they like to build?
- Detached house: 457
- Semi-detached house: 48
- Detached bungalow: 167
- Semi-detached bungalow: 22
- Terrace house: 16
- Apartment / flat: 8
How many bedrooms do they require?
- 1 bedroom: 11
- 2 bedrooms: 95
- 3 bedrooms: 263
- 4 bedrooms: 214
- 5+ bedrooms: 52
What are the main reasons for those on the register to build their own home?
- Ability to include higher levels of environmental performance: 244
- To design a home: 213
- Lower running costs: 199
- Higher build quality and specifications: 214
- To live in a specific location/personal links to an area: 189