Our Products and Services

Solo Timber Frame is much more than a Builder of Beautiful Self Build Homes. We offer a wide range of complimentary trades, services and products alongside. Click on the + to see more details of each.

Free Site Visits, Free Information and Free Estimates

We’ve worked hard to make this website a one stop shop with information, hints and tips for all Self Builders. We hope you find it useful. Within this website you’ll find: Free downloads to help your Self Build progress smoothly Timber Frame FAQ section Why Build Timber Frame section Suggested build programme Hints and tips […]

Solo’s Standard House Designs

House designs are very personal, however many of our clients like a starting point, so within this website we have lots of designs that we hope will give you some ideas for your Self Build. All the houses you see within our House Designs section are completely adaptable to your own requirements. Whether you’d like […]

Bespoke House Design Service

This is Solo Timber Frame’s specialist subject. Standard Designs are wonderful for giving you an idea of what’s possible and generating ideas, but trying to get a standard design through planning can sometimes be hard work, as your planning officer will likely insist upon any number of changes to fit in with the local vernacular, […]

Your Timber Frame Options

Building Regulations are a seemingly ever changing set of requirements laid down by Parliament to ensure that your new build house is built to approved standards. The Approved Documents that offer guidance on how to comply with the Regulations are listed below. Part A – Structure Part B – Fire Safety Part C – Site […]

Building Control Drawings Preparation

Whether your new house was designed by Solo Timber Frame, Your own Architect or You, we always advise that the Building Control Drawings are carried out by us. It’s not unusual for an Architect instructed by his or her client to produce Working Drawings, and inexperienced with Timber Frame construction to ring us many times […]

Timber Frame Panel Design and Engineering

At Solo, we’re extremely proud of our Design and Engineering work. You may have read elsewhere on this website that Solo’s founders have experience of buying Timber Frames from some of our competitors. To expand upon that, one of the problems encountered was getting high quality Engineering and Design work for one off houses and […]

Design and Build of your Foundations

Solo Timber Frame offer an in-house service of designing and building your foundations. We own our own plant which includes Diggers, Tippers, Breakers and Laser Levels as well as an excellent team of directly employed tradesmen to construct accurate foundations and drainage connections quickly and efficiently. We can also undertake demolition, lay patios, driveways and […]

Timber Frame Erection

This is another process that our founders felt needed serious overhaul when they were buying Timber Frames from some of our competitors. Normally, Timber Frame manufacturers sub-contract the erection to specialist companies who are used to working on much larger sites with very strict deadlines. Everyone wants to build their house as fast as possible, […]

Supply and Installation of Windows and Doors

Whether you desire Timber, PVC, Aluminium, Composite, Timber Alternative, Double Glazed or Triple Glazed, Solo Timber Frame can supply and fit your windows during the Frame Erection process. This enables your Self Build to be watertight and secure very quickly. We have a wide range of brochures and samples at our offices and we’ll help […]

Supply of Second Fix Joinery

In addition to Designing and Building your new Timber Frame house, our package can also allow for the supply and delivery of a whole range of 1st and 2nd fix items, including Additional Insulation to further improve your new home’s U Value Sound proofing materials Plasterboard Plasterboard fixings Internal doors Ironmongery Skirting board Window board […]

SAP Calculations and Professional Services

Today’s Building Regulations requirements are getting tougher and tougher and a seemingly endless stream of testing and paperwork is sometimes required in order to satisfy Planners and Building Control Officers. Solo Timber Frame work closely with a leading provider of Code for Sustainable Homes, EcoHomes and BREEAM assessments. These areas are complimented with fully accredited […]

Special Projects & Joint Ventures

We’re much more than just a Timber Frame Company. We also undertake a wide range of other construction projects including… A complete package of Demolition, Foundations, Drainage and Groundworks for your new home Construction using Brick and Block where Timber Frame is not suited to the project Conversion of historic buildings into apartments Complete refurbishment, […]

Our Typical Specification

The specification we provide meets and exceeds the current Building Regulations, however we are always happy to discuss any alternative specifications. The prices quoted on this website include the following… The complete Structural Timber Frame which includes 140mm External walls, 89mm Internal walls, Intermediate floors and a Watertight roof Factory fitted 90mm rigid external wall […]