SME Builders
SME Builders help to provide greater diversification and more resilience in the market. They provide good quality homes which fit to local need. SMEs support the local labour force and supply chain providing a multiplier effect within the local economy. Furthermore, SME builders proportionately recruit more apprentices than the larger builders.

It's important therefore that information for SME Builders provides access to the best services and support available in order to maximise their growth potential.

We will keep SME Builders updated on this Growth Hub to ensure they can access the latest business information; in the meantime here are a number of useful links:

Resources

Wiltshire Council

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Swindon Borough Council

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Public Sector Land for sale

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Pre-application

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Contracts within the local planning office

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Planning Portal

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Support, information and advice on all stages of the process

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Housing Growth Fund

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Equity finance with Lloyds Banking Group

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Government development finance

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Home Building Fund - loan finance for 5+ homes

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Training, development and business support

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CITB Training, apprentices, grants and funding

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Utilities

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Better Connected is a practical guide to utilities for home builders

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