Ep61 – Steel frame self-build in Co Wicklow

In this episode, David Magnier chats about his self-build in Co Wicklow:

  • Design process
  • Securing planning permission
  • Choice of building method: pros and cons
  • How day to day went on site
  • Working through Covid
  • Switching from main contractor to direct labour
  • Keeping on top of the budget
  • Keeping on top of quality 

    Read the full project here – https://selfbuild.ie/project/steel-frame-new-build-in-co-wicklow/


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email astrid.madsen@selfbuild.ie

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