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Directions & Opening Hours

The National Self Build & Renovation Centre is open to the public 6 days a week.  Mondays are reserved for business conferencing. The table below shows the detailed opening times..

Opening hours:
Closed for business conferencing
10.00 - 17:30
10.00 - 17:30
10.00 - 17:30
10.00 - 17:30
10.00 - 17:30
10.00 - 17:30


National Self Build & Renovation Centre
Lydiard Fields
Great Western Way


Finding The National Self Build and Renovation Centre is easy – come off Junction 16 of the M4 or by taxi from the train station!

Swindon MapBy Road

  1. Leave the M4 at junction 16, signposted Swindon West, Wootton Bassett
  2. Take the exit marked A3102, Great Western Way, signposted Swindon
  3. Bear left just into the filter lane, before the traffic lights – you will see the Hilton Hotel on your left.
  4. Pass the Hilton Hotel on the left and the Premiere Inn on the right and bear right at the second mini-roundabout
  5. The National Self Build & Renovation Centre car park is at the back of the Centre.

The National Self Build & Renovation Centre has hundreds of free parking spaces on site, however during shows we may use alternative off site parking at nearby Lydiard Park. Please follow instructions from our parking stewards and the directional signage to find your way.

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By Rail

The nearest train station is Swindon which is a short taxi ride to the Centre. Trains travel from the South Coast, Wales and Paddington Station in London. For more information on your train journey visit

By Bus

Bus nos 54 and 55 run regularly from the bus station ( 2 mins walk from the train station) to Great Western Way which is adjacent to The National Self Build and Renovation Centre.


V Cars - 01793 701 701

Where to stay in Swindon

If you are visiting from afar and would like to stay over-night in Swindon click here for a list of hotels located near the centre

ReceptionistContact Details

National Self Build & Renovation Centre
Lydiard Fields
Great Western Way

Tel: 0845 223 4455
Fax: 01793 875111

Alternatively, complete our online contact form and a member of staff will call you back

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BuildStore Limited, 8 Houstoun Interchange Business Park, Livingston, EH54 5DW T: 0345 223 4888 F: 0345 223 4666

BuildStore Limited Registered Office: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB.
Registered in England Number: 08412572

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