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Building Ideas - With Mark Millar

  • A Look At Salvaging & Sourcing Materials Sustainably

    19 MAY 2024 · Mark Millar is joined by two guests who have experience sourcing materials for self building projects in a sustainable fashion. Fix Radio & TV legend, Clive Holland talks about his discoveries of what you could reclaim, save and use from dumpsters after doing research for a TV show 'Your Extension is Rubbish' and Mark is also joined by Kenton Jones, who sources fantastic sustainable timber and has worked with Mark for TV previously
    26m 14s
  • How To Think Like A QS When Planning Your Build

    12 MAY 2024 · Mark Millar has invited Tim Phillips, a Senior Quantity Surveyor, with more than 30 years experience in the building trade to join him and give you a complete guide full of invaluable advice about how to make purchases and plan orders of materials for your domestic self build projects
    37m 10s
  • Could This Be The Best Renovation Project You Could Take On?

    5 MAY 2024 · Mark Millar is joined by the homeowner of a modernised and converted bungalow and an architect who has had experience renovating bungalows to discuss how we can take a modern approach to an anachronistic design 
    25m 43s
  • A Guide To Finding & Acquiring Land

    28 APR 2024 · Mark Millar is joined by Harvey Fremlin from The National Self Build & Renovation Centre to give an overview on how to acquire land 
    27m 35s
  • Bringing A Historic Pub Back From Demolition

    21 APR 2024 · Mark Millar is joined by Ben Martin from The Carlton Tavern to tell the incredible story behind returning the pub to it's glory after the listed building was illegally demolished a number of years ago
    27m 34s
  • What To Watch Out For When Acquiring Property To Flip

    14 APR 2024 · Mark Millar has invited Guy Abbott, Technical Director at Morguard Building Surveyors to give you some sound advice on what to consider, investigate, what to ask and research with regards to buying a domestic property to renovate or flip for profit 
    31m 23s
  • Planning Your Build Properly

    7 APR 2024 · Mark Millar is joined by Helen George so that she can explain how she planned their build to finish on time, on budget and without any mishaps along the way
    21m 13s
  • Battle Of The Builds: One Builder vs. Subcontractors

    31 MAR 2024 · Mark Millar invites guests to join him and discuss the pros and cons of bringing in one building contractor to oversee the whole project versus project managing the build yourself and bringing in an array of subcontractors 
    29m 14s
  • Renovating & Retrofitting In Conservation Areas & Listed Buildings

    24 MAR 2024 · Mark Millar is joined by Morwenna Slade, Head of Climate Adaptation at Historic England so that Mark can ask some questions about what kind of permission is required when retrofitting in listed domestic properties as well as renovations to those properties or non listed properties in conservation areas. Mark also asks Morwenna about her role at Historic England and the challenge she faces in trying to proetet the history of listed buildings while simultaniously protecting the environment
    34m 14s
  • Retrofitting

    17 MAR 2024 · Mark Millar is joined Brian Berry CEO of the FMB to talk about retrofitting as a whole. Retrofitting advocate from the world of Plumbing & Heating, Allen Hart joins the show to talk about what would be some good practices when it comes to retrofitting and Luke Nicholls from Renew East Ltd gives us a case study of fitting a heat pump for a self build project
    27m 56s

Mark Millar has joined Fix Radio to host our brand new property development show! Every week the show offers practical advice, shares real-life experiences and introduces ‘out of the box’...

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Mark Millar has joined Fix Radio to host our brand new property development show!

Every week the show offers practical advice, shares real-life experiences and introduces ‘out of the box’ thinking, designed to help working tradespeople develop their property.

Mark and his panel of guests take a look at all the big questions, including financing, project management, finding the right partners, planning permission and embracing new building techniques and technologies.
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