The popularity of self-build in Scotland has prompted the launch of a website providing a central source of products, suppliers, services and information. is the result of three years’ research and includes more than 4,000 listings, which is expected to rise to 6000 by early summer. It has been put together by Dave Nicol, Richard Tindall and Peter Hall who have a significant record in the self-build industry.

Mr Hall said the site has about 3,000 hits a day. ‘A lot of people are going for timber frame. Our market research has proved that.