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KTS | Frequently Asked Questions

Build Questions

Unfortunately not, we only offer timber build systems for self-builders who are undertaking a complete new build dwelling. You can access Kingspan's network of deliver partners here, some of whom offer services for extensions and renovations.

 
Yes, it is just as easy to add an extension to a timber frame or SIPs build as any other method of construction.
 

This varies depending on the size of the build, typically 80-100m² per week is constructed. An average home can be erected on site in as little as two to three weeks.

 

We will build the timber structure and supply the insulation pack only, we do not offer a turnkey solution. Often we can put you in touch with project managers and builders depending on your location.
Yes, we built the first Passivhaus show home in the UK at our show centre in Cambridgeshire . The ‘Elsworth’ show home was built using the Kingpan TEK® Building system and is open to the public. Find out more here.
Most of our whitewood is from Scandinavia and some from Eastern Europe and Canada. Our Douglas Fir originates from Canada. To find out more about our chain or custody and committment to environmental issues please click here.

Cost & Finance Questions

The costs of timber frame builds are very similar to other methods of construction. There are multiple benefits associated to building with timber frame, one being the time saved during construction. Faster build times reduce site preliminary and labour costs. Timber is a sustainable method of construction and off-site manufacture means your new home is delivered right to site, first time.

If you'd like us to prepare a quote for your self-build then submit our online form, attaching your drawings - click here.

We are also happy to help you compare other quotes to ours to assist you in understanding any differences around inclusions and exclusions. We offer a transparent quoting service.

This is dependent on a variety of things, not least the specification your house is designed to and its location. In general, most houses can be built at £1,500 per m².

Yes, it is recognised as a mainstream construction method as much as brick and block. 

About Us & Our Services

Yes, we simply require your architect to complete the full Building Regulations drawings which we will then use to create your timber frame manufacturing drawings. You can submit your drawings via our online form here
Yes. Please contact matthew.evans@kingspan.com or call 01767 676400


 
Potton is our sister company. The main difference is that Potton specialises in architectural design and obtaining planning permission. If you already have a design which requires no changes then Kingspan Timber Solutions can provide a quote for the timber frame/SIP build system. If you do require any architectural support then please get in touch and we can put you in touch with the relevant team within Potton.
Yes, we have five permanent show homes you can visit at the Potton Self Build Show Centre in St Neots, Cambridgeshire. There are five fully furnished show homes on-site including the UK's first show home built to Passivhaus standard. The show centre is open Monday-Friday 9-5 and every Saturday 10-4.
In addition, we often arrange ‘pop up’ events where you can visit a customer’s home mid-construction. If you’d like to receive invites to these events please register by emailing us here
We have decades worth of experience building homes for self builders and developers. Our clients include Barratt, Crest Nicholson and Center Parcs. Kingspan Timber Solutions are best placed to advise you and assist you when choosing your build system. Our quotes are extensive and include a lot more than you may think, be sure to comapre like-for-like when considering prices. Our quotes include Walls, Floor Joists, Floor Deck, Roof, Fixings, Insulation Pack with SAP calculation, External Joinery Pack and Air Testing.
In order for us to provide you with a quotation for your new home we will need the following information: plans, elevations, sections (if available), site plan (if available), and the U value requirement for external walls if known (if not then consider if you'd like your new home to perform well, better, or best - this gives us a guide to work from) Click here to complete our quote request form or email info@kingspantimbersolutions.co.uk
We aim to get your quotation back to you within 10 working days, so please look out for it via e-mail and post.
In order for us to provide you with a Space Test result for your new home we will need the following information: plans, elevations, U value requirement for external walls (if known, if not then consider if you'd like your new home to perform well, better, or best - this gives us a guide to work from). We will return your space gain result within 2 working days and will even estimate for you how much extra your new home may be worth as a result of additional space. Click here to request your space test.
We will aim to get your Space Test back to you within 2 working days.
We can provide you with a list of recommended project managers and sub contractors.

 
Yes, our new weathertight package will take structures to weathertight stage including the 
fitting of external joinery to render them secure.
We will deliver to all parts of England and Wales. If you'd like to discuss your project please call 01767 676400 or email us here

Kingspan Timber Solutions Ltd

Eltisley Road

Great Gransden

Sandy

SG19 3AR

01767 676400