Big House, Little House
Charlie heads to the fringes of the New Forest, where serial renovators Glyn and Sue step up to the big league by building an oak-framed home for their retirement
Charlie Luxton is in Shrewsbury with Dave and Elly, who are aiming to stamp their mark on a suburban street with a modern take on a Victorian terrace
In stunning rural Suffolk, laid back Steve and Susan's hit-and-hope construction of an oak-framed cottage urgently needs a pep talk from Charlie to get the project out of trouble and back in line
Chris and Philippa plan to self-build a smart four bed detached home for the cost of a tiny terrace. But keeping their costs down relies on favours, fortitude, and fortune.
Charlie catches up with Liz and Craig in Leicestershire. After much pain and hassle the couple have finally finished building a home in their garden. Was five years of upheaval worth it?
In West Sussex, Med and Chandni build a large home on a tiny budget doing the work themselves. But determination and optimism will only get you so far. Can Charlie help with the rest?
A Cambridgeshire couple are determined to build a huge barn-style home, but don't appreciate the sheer scale of the undertaking until it's too late
Emma and Martin are battling wind and snow to build a stone home on an imposing hilltop, in a project that's starting to run away from them
Charlie is in Cambridgeshire, where Darren and Luisa are on a voyage of discovery, building a picture-perfect waterfront home - a project with lots of issues
In Surrey, Ben and Nicola are transforming a dilapidated bungalow into a contemporary split-level home
Charlie heads to Cambridgeshire to meet two self-builders creating a family home that needs to be both techie, but also blingy. Can the two desires be reconciled?
Charlie meets a couple who are building a traditional Scottish cottage between Linlithgow and the beautiful Firth of Forth. But the weather puts pressure on their ambitious build.
New couple Rob and Jan aim to build a vicarage-style home in rural Northamptonshire. If Charlie can actually get them to agree on anything.
Charlie catches up with Steve and an eco-efficient, straw-baled, self-built home set in a woodland glade
Charlie heads to Woking to meet Jason and Philippa, who think they have discovered the perfect refurb project. But will it take them to the brink?
Nick and Jane hope to turn an old bungalow into a contemporary home - on a budget so small that it almost defies belief. But will the project break them?
A self-building couple plan an urban marvel on a tight plot and an even tighter budget
Charlie Luxton meets Brian and Fiona, who want to build a home on a stunning coastal plot. Can Charlie convince them to take on his design suggestions?
Graham and Nicky Daniel plan an ambitious contemporary home on a secluded woodland site, doing much of it themselves. But have they underestimated the workload?
Charlie meets a couple building a modern family home in a conservation area in Kent who prove reluctant to take on any of his ideas.
Charlie meets Mark and Helen, who have unearthed Roman and Anglo-Saxon artefacts that could stop them from building their new home
Nick and Fiona plan a large warehouse-inspired home by the side of a canal. But is building on a flood plain a smart move?
Alan and Lucy are building an upside-down house in Fife with stunning views of the Forth Bridge. Alan knows exactly what he wants, so what does he make of Charlie's suggestions?
Charlie visits Cathryn and Adam Raybould, who plan to build their dream period home on Cathryn's family farm. But the project gets off to a bumpy start.
Charlie heads to Hertfordshire to help Roz and Mick Abrahams downsize and build a new compact, contemporary home on a new plot at the bottom of their garden
Charlie visits Sam and Eryka and their warehouse project in south east London
Juana and Trevor plan to knock down some decrepit barns and create their dream home. But is Trevor putting his health at risk by being so hands-on?
Jodie and Rhodri Howells must decide to either renovate the 50s bungalow on their countryside plot, or knock it down. Charlie's on hand with advice.
Charlie meets serial renovators Neil and Suzie, whose huge contemporary build in Cornwall is going to be very grand. But they've not given themselves much time to complete it.
Charlie helps Kat Dancer build a contemporary farmhouse on the idyllic farm where she grew up
Charlie helps Peter and Mollie Goodman build a continental kit home with coastal views. But his suggestions are met with skepticism.
Charlie Luxton meets a mother and daughter who want to build a stylish contemporary house. But their budget is under pressure from day one.
Paul and Ruby Singh want to build a large home in Birmingham after years spent living miles apart. As the budget soars, can Charlie Luxton help rein it in?
Charlie Luxton visits a unique project in Peebles in Scotland, where the owner wants to build a home where all of the ground floor is given over to stables for her horses
Charlie heads for the Cotswolds and Mandy and Tony Slater's ambitious self-build on a steep slope on a tight budget
Charlie Luxton comes to the aid of Liz and Craig in Loughborough, who can't agree on what the dream home they're building in their back garden should look like - traditional or contemporary?
Charlie helps Graham and Dorothy with their upside-down eco-house by the sea. Can they get the job done in just 20 weeks?
Charlie Luxton returns to Hastings to find out if Robin and Liz's dream New England-style home is living up to expectations
In north Somerset, Charlie Luxton visits Antony and Hayley Wild's striking self-build contemporary home, that has been 26 years in the planning
Charlie meets Jayne and Alistair Lewis, who are trying to self-build an innovative, barn-style home in South Lanarkshire that can grow and shrink to order
Charlie meets Morag and Heiko Buxel at their continental pre-fabricated home. The self-build should take only six weeks. What could possibly go wrong?
Charlie Luxton meets a Lancashire couple trying to make a home on one of the most challenging sites he's ever seen, with a build that suddenly heads off on a different course
Charlie comes to the aid of architect Matthew Lewis, who wants to build the perfect family home in an extraordinary site on the edge of the Peak District
Charlie meets Duncan and Susan Marshall, who hope to build a large Georgian-inspired home. But ancient mines are discovered under the site, blowing a large hole in their budget.
Charlie Luxton meets Karen and Colin, who want to self-build a family home with an ultra-modern metal roof. But, Charlie's worried the roof won't match.
Charlie helps some turkey farmers who are desperate to finally put a proper roof over their kids' heads. Does their budget match their architectural ambition?
Charlie helps first-time self-builders Vince and Jackie Macey to create a super-sustainable, three-bedroom house
Charlie's in Cornwall helping Shelton and Jayne build a large, four-bed home in the back garden of their old one
Charlie Luxton helps Mick and Sally Wood build an enormous family home from the barns of a Grade II listed manor house
Charlie Luxton's own plans are on the line as he's commissioned to build a house for Tara and Dimitri on a tight budget and a tricky hillside plot in the Cotswolds
Charlie Luxton heads to Cumbria, where Andy and Amy have set their hearts on self-building a huge four-bedroom home with a farmhouse feel. But is the job too big for them?
Tracie and Craig want to knock down Tracie's childhood bungalow in Kent and replace it with a bold, contemporary house. They may have to settle for turning the garden shed into a shabby-chic bar
Rob and Claire Hartley are building a farmhouse on a spectacular site on their Yorkshire farm. Charlie Luxton has to step in as their budget - and roof - feel the strain.
Charlie Luxton heads to East Sussex, where paramedic Steve and his partner Hannah are self-building a straw-bale house in a beautiful woodland glade
Charlie helps fellow architect Jamie Ashton and his fiancée Joanne Scurr to self-build the perfect family home in Hull without compromising on design
Tim and Fliss hope to get on the property ladder by self-building their first home together on a tiny strip of family land, saving £70k
Gavin Panella and Chantal Schaul are self-building a little bit of continental Europe in the heart of Norfolk
Charlie Luxton heads to Devon to help glass-blower Siddy Langley self-build a combined home and studio. But flooding and huge interest payments on a loan put the project in jeopardy.
Royal Navy helicopter pilot Chris Bennett and wife Sonya plan on demolishing a rundown bungalow and replacing it with a modern, two-storey home packed full of eco-features
Mark and Gillian Webb plan to build a large, modern home in the style of a Georgian rectory in Hertfordshire
Charlie Luxton looks to help retired couple Steve and Chris Elliot realise their dream of a modern eco-home inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement
Charlie assists with an eco-build on the banks of the Severn. Ele and Steve George could save themselves £50,000 and it should be a fast build - but manufacturing hold-ups and bad weather don't help.
Charlie Luxon travels to Buckinghamshire to meet Mark and Amanda Hepden who are self-building a traditional cottage in the heart of historic Stony Stratford
Charlie helps Richard Southgate and his wife Kate as they build a five-bedroom family home in the beautiful Shropshire countryside
Charlie visits Andy and Mandy Boylett in Yarm, in the north east of England, where the couple are building a huge bungalow, complete with basement and sunken garden
Mark and Abigail Smyth want to build a barn style home and by choosing to self-build hope to save around £130,000. Charlie has several ideas on how Mark and Abi could adapt their plans.
Charlie goes to the West Country to meet Kevin and Liz Davies, who want to build a new family home. Charlie's got some thoughts on their designs, but will Liz be prepared to lose her sink with a view?
Charlie meets Liz and Robin Leonard, who plan to build a three bedroom home with views over the Sussex coastline
Charlie heads for Over in Cambridgeshire, where he meets Sally and John Lane, who are planning to save £125k by building a kit house from Germany
Charlie meets Pete and Jen Chumley, who are building a five bedroom family home in rural Perthshire for themselves and children Niamh and Miles
Charlie Luxton heads to Wales to meet Josh and Rhian Cooper, who plan to replace a 1960s detached house with a stylish home on the cliffs overlooking the seaside town of Aberdovey
Charlie Luxton meets Ian and Steph Shaw who are self-building an oak-framed cottage in West Sussex. But is this what Steph really wants?
Charlie Luxton meets Andrew and Vicki Dodden in Somerset, who have big plans to build their own eco-home out of an 18th-century cottage and save almost £150,000 by doing it their way
Charlie goes messing about on the river with Bill and Angie Jenkins, who plan to knock down their cold, old bungalow on the banks of the Thames and build a new home to match the stunning location
Architectural designer Charlie Luxton helps people build their dream homes. In Hertfordshire, Adam and Vicky want to construct a barn-style house in Adam's mum's garden.