Tiny Answer to a Big Problem: Tiny Houses and the Affordable Housing Crisis

Tiny houses have been in the spotlight again as one potential way to address the ongoing affordable housing crisis. Costing a fraction of the average house price to purchase, and offering significant lifetime savings through reduced energy bills, there is plenty of evidence to support the idea that tiny houses could offer a solution for many of the people who are being affected by the housing crisis. New data from the Commons Library has put the total number of new houses needed in England at 345,000 per year. In the 2019/20 year, England’s housing stock increased by 244,000 homes, an impressive number, but still [...]

2021-08-17T14:01:48+01:0017 August 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

Tiny Houses In The Uk: Everything You Need To Know About Planning Permission And Law

In this piece we will cover the most commonly asked questions around tiny house planning and law in the UK. This will cover four main sections: 1.   Are tiny houses legal in the UK? 2.   How do I make my towable-tiny road legal? 3.   Where can I put my tiny house? 4.   Do I need to pay council tax? We have teamed up with Glampitect, an industry leading design and consultancy firm to bring you the most up-to-date and accurate information for your tiny house. Thanks to our partnership with Glampitect and our in-house specialists, we at The Qube are your one stop shop for all things [...]

2021-07-15T15:25:56+01:0013 July 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

Tiny House Camping Trips Yield Big Benefits

We all love time spent in the great outdoors. Not only is it good for our bodies but it is good for our minds as well. Camping is a budget friendly way to take time out and recharge, and tiny houses are increasingly being used in campsites around the UK to provide an extra level of comfort and luxury to campers enjoying this Great British pastime. Over the last five years, the popularity of camping has skyrocketed. 16 million camping trips were taken in the UK in 2015 alone, with a total value to the UK economy of £2.5bn.  Campsites [...]

2021-06-22T10:35:08+01:0022 June 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

The Benefits of a Tiny House Lifestyle

If there’s one word that can be associated with the tiny house lifestyle, it’s freedom. A switch from a traditional house to a tiny home can open a lot of doors to a lifestyle that many only dream of. Whether you’re just considering a tiny home or you’re ready to make the leap, here are some great benefits of the tiny house lifestyle to inspire you.    It can travel with you  In a study, the Workforce Institute found that 43% would travel more if they had the time. Often, this isn’t a possibility. However, when your home comforts can [...]

2021-06-14T09:13:03+01:0014 June 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

The Tiny Office Space Revolution Is Here

Tiny houses are beautiful, low carbon, affordable expansions to your office space that are quick to build. Join us as we explore how companies around the world are benefiting from using tiny houses in their workplaces, and how you can too. The bottom line matters, and for a company thinking of moving or expanding, tiny houses can offer a unique benefit. Money spent on the build is not tied to the location, meaning that when your company grows or wants to move premises, the space investment you have made is as mobile as your tiny house; it can be taken [...]

2021-05-18T17:18:31+01:0017 May 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

How Tiny Homes Improve Your Environmental Impact

Tiny houses in the UK are rapidly gaining popularity for many reasons. One of the most common ones is its incredible impact on the environment, when compared to a traditional house. Everybody is becoming more aware of the way they can decrease their carbon footprint and live more sustainably. Here’s how a tiny home can make a huge difference.   Lessen the impact of your build The building of a traditional house has a significant impact on the environment. On average, a house will require around seven truckloads of lumber, bricks and other materials to build. A tiny house needs [...]

2021-04-22T15:34:14+01:0022 April 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|
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