Self-builders could buy homes at the supermarket

Self build chairman Ted Stevens. Behind is his own, self-built home by architect Smith Roberts which won a Civic Trust award

Housing minister Grant Shapps is planning to tackle the housing crisis with the help of Tesco, B&Q and Ikea.

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