Preparing to Build with Bales: Tottenham

Lordship Hub,  Tottenham, North London

Thursday 29 November  £55.00

With Barbara Jones, author of the best-selling self-build manual Building with Straw Bales.

This popular workshop focuses on the project management of your strawbale build, explaining techniques you can use to bring in your project: on quality, on budget, on time.

We explore the following topics:

  • what to do first
  • legal requirements
  • budget
  • managing the project
  • stages of build
  • tools
  • materials
  • training
  • case study

All courses begin at 10 am and end at 4 pm. Please bring your own lunch or use the fantastic cafe. Tea & coffee provided. A pen and notebook will be useful.


The Venue is: Lordship Hub, Lordship Rec, Off Higham Road, Tottenham, London, N17 6NU.  Here it is looking totally gorgeous in the rain! It’s a wonderful strawbale community centrre, which we built with the community, so you’ll get the chance to see a public building made from straw in the heart of London. You can find a map here.

To book your place, please email or pay direct using PayPal: