We’re sponsoring the Big Straw Bale Gathering 2018!

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I’m delighted to say Huff & Puff Construction are sponsoring the inaugural Big Straw Bale Gathering, to be held 10th-12th August at Down to Earth, Swansea. This is the first event of its type, a gathering to discuss and learn straw bale construction and share the latest and best thinking within the industry. Held at Down […]

The first year of Huff and Puff Construction

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Huff and Puff Construction has now been running for over a year! I took a career break from my other day job (IT software and projects at Bournemouth University – BU) last year and started Huff and Puff Construction with the aim of bringing straw bale building to the masses. This was not such a […]

Doing business the Huff and Puff Construction way…

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The ethical stance of our business is very important to us. You hear a lot of horror stories about builders. The truth is the breakdown of communities and families means we often have to turn to people we don’t know and trust them with work on our homes. Wouldn’t it be great if you had […]

Let there be straw…

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And welcome to February! My apologies for the lack of recent blog posts. In some ways it would be nice if the intervening time had involved a spot of winter hibernation at Huff and Puff HQ (I like my sleep), but no such rest has been forthcoming. Instead, I’ve recently been working on a kitchen […]

Straw Bale Building in Dorset and the UK

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If you are in Dorset, or even further afield in the UK, you’ll find that Huff and Puff Construction is one of very few specialist straw bale builders in the country. We can help you at any stage of your project, whether you are thinking of self-build, or want the whole job taken care of. […]

I’ll huff and I’ll puff – and then I’ll do something useful instead…

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Welcome to our blog!  My name is Phil Christopher and Huff and Puff Construction is a new family company based in Wareham in Dorset, on the south coast of the UK.  Our business is different to many builders because using sustainable products and methods is at the core of the business. This is the place […]