Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about SoloHaus, toggle each question to read a detailed answer. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, please contact us.

How long does it take to build a SoloHaus?

A SoloHaus can be built in 15 working days, in our factory in Telford for all the structure and frame, and then is transported to Shrewsbury for fit out.

How big is SoloHaus?

The size of a SoloHaus unit is 8m x 4m x 3m.

Are SoloHaus units stackable?

The SoloHaus units are designed to be stacked – single or two storeys high. We install the staircases and walkways after installation.

Who is SoloHaus suitable for?

SoloHaus has been specifically built for single occupancy and is intended to be meanwhile accommodation and as a stepping stone for residents.

Does SoloHaus come furnished?

SoloHaus is specifically designed for living, with the SoloHaus being handover fully furnished.

What is the life span of SoloHaus?

Minimum 60 year life span of a SoloHaus.

BOPAS Accredited – The buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme is a risk based evaluation which demonstrates to funders and lenders valuers and purchasers that homes are built from non-traditional methods and materials will stand the test of time for 60 years.

Does SoloHaus require planning permission?

Planning permission for a SoloHaus is required and can be classed as permanent or temporary.

Can SoloHaus be supplied as a turnkey solution?

We can provide a complete design planning, site preparation, and installation package including external works, lighting and landscaping services.

Is SoloHaus wheelchair accessible?

All elements of the home are DDA Compliant.

How is heating and hot water supplied?

Homes have heating and hot water provided via a shared air source heat pump communal system with individual billing.

Has the SoloHaus been designed in line with building regulations?

SoloHaus is building regulations approved.

Each SoloHaus has an integrated rainwater system, where the drainpipe is built into the unit. As well as a mechanical ventilation system, which pulls air in to the unit and circulates / heats & cools.

SoloHaus is exceptionally well insulated, including walls, floors and roofs.

Is SoloHaus secure?

SoloHaus door and windows are secured by design with a fire exit from the rear of the home.

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