Grand Designs

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    Liskeard, Cornwall 2021

    Leigh and Richard plan to transform a derelict 17th-century flour mill, full of rotten timbers and riddled with structural cracks, into a warm, contemporary, four-floor, three-bed home

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    Bletchley 2021

    Energy conservationist Andrew plans to build a radical, self-heating home by storing the warmth of the summer sun into insulated earth banks. But will this gigantic thermal experiment work?

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    South Lincolnshire 2021

    Nathan and Amye are building a cathedral-like home modelled on local Dutch barn houses with a sleek twist and a 5000-tile armadillo roof. But the pressure mounts for project manager Nathan.

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    Sevenoaks, Kent 2021

    Greg and Georgie plan to convert a cavernous, dilapidated, 35-year-old barn in Georgie's parents' garden in Kent into a peaceful safe haven. But the building work soon squeezes their budget.

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    South West London 2021

    Justin plans to restore a neo-Gothic cemetery keeper's lodge and convert its toilet block into a luxury extension complete with a moat and swimming pool. But can he keep his budget under control?

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    Strathaven Revisit 2019

    Six years on, Kevin returns to Scotland to see Colin and Marta's incredible metal home, inspired by aircraft hangars, now that the construction is finally finished

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    North Devon 2019

    Edward and Hazel plan a shining white art deco lighthouse on a rugged beautiful clifftop. But almost immediately their wildly optimistic plan runs into trouble.

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    West Suffolk 2019

    After recovering from leukaemia, Toby is driven to build a complex home around an old oak tree. But can he balance high architecture and health with a comfy family place?

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    Hull 2019

    Richard and Felicia almost singlehandedly turn an underground water reservoir in the Humber Estuary into a family home. It's an epic task. And then a life threatening illness strikes.

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    Warwickshire 2019

    Design engineer Mark Butler is paralysed from the waist down and needs a cutting-edge, wheelchair-friendly family home. Making it for £600k proves a huge emotional strain.

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    Lincolnshire 2019

    Paul and Amy Wilkinson plan to build a lakeside home in Lincolnshire with five circular timber buildings linked by walkways. But Paul's health suffers as he struggles to finish in a year.

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    Galloway 2019

    Andy and Jeanette plan a precarious cliff-top build on the west coast of Scotland. There are battles with extreme weather, budget overruns, and a sudden emotional shock.

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    Kevin's Grandest Design (2019)

    To celebrate 20 years of Grand Designs, Kevin McCloud reveals his top five buildings from the show, revisiting the buildings and people who have most inspired him over 180 episodes

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  • East Devon Revisit 2018

    Kevin returns to Devon to meet Kevin McCabe, who wanted to build one of the biggest houses ever on Grand Designs, out of mud. Seven years after it began, the cob castle is complete.

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    Lewes 2018

    Deep-sea diver Adrian Corrigall and his wife Megan want to build a concrete family home that Adrian hopes will be the ultimate 21st-century country house

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  • Sheffield 2018

    Identical twins Nik and Jon build near identical houses in Sheffield. Raised on steel stilts, these two extraordinary properties pay tribute to Sheffield's industrial past.

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    Leominster, 2018

    Steph Wilson and husband Alex try to build a contemporary farmhouse on her grandfather's old farmland. But lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total re-design.

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    Richmond 2018

    In a leafy spot in south west London, Elinor and Born want to build Britain's first 'healthy' house, to alleviate their sons' life-threatening allergies in a race against time

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    Padstow, Cornwall 2018

    Harry and Briony are building an American modernist house inspired by 1980s teen comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The project is big and proves challenging.

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    Aylesbury Vale 2018

    Kevin meets a couple converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. The Saxon burial ground the folly is built upon throws up some macabre surprises.

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    Herefordshire, 2017

    Ten years in the making, Ed and Rowena Waghorn's handcrafted wood and clay house is the longest running Grand Designs ever. Is it finished and is it a masterpiece?

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    East London 2017

    Joe and Lina's clever space-saving build may be the smallest two-bedroom house you're allowed to build in London, but it'll be stylish, low-budget, and theirs - not a landlord's

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    Peak District, 2017

    Fred and Saffron build a home in the Peak District on a 30 degree slope, with the top floor in plain sight and two post-industrial style floors buried into the thick limestone below

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    Blackdown Hills, Devon, 2017

    In the beautiful Blackdown Hills, engineer Stephen and horticulturalist Elizabeth are building one of the most ambitious homes ever seen on the show, inspired by a shell

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    South East London, 2017

    Beth and Andrew rescue a crumbling Victorian dairy, hoping to make it into a 'shabby chic' family home fit for modern life. But is the building simply too derelict?

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    South Hertfordshire, 2017

    Chris and Kayo build an intricate, radical and complicated home on protected land close to one of Britain's most historic abbeys

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    County Down, 2017

    Young architect and shed fanatic Micah Jones tries to turn a dilapidated agricultural building into an upside down, four bedroom home in the rolling countryside of County Down

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    Haringey, London, 2017

    Penny and Mark Edwards seek to blend period and cutting edge architecture restoring a derelict Victorian gatehouse perched on a very steep hill

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    Malvern 2017

    Ex-RAF pilot Jon take on the project management of building an upside-down home clinging to the side of a hill in Worcestershire. It proves an emotional rollercoaster ride.

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    Somerset Cowshed Revisit 2017

    Kevin returns to Somerset to see Ed and Vicky and their off-grid cowshed conversion, which they turned into a home and a business space

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    The Wirral 2016

    A couple turn their 1960s bungalow into a slick piece of 21st-century architecture. But what will the neighbours make of their ultra-modern wooden box?

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    Devon 2016

    Mark and Candida Diacono are building a house in the shape of a plough in Devon using a non-conventional team of builders. Will their ambitious plans lead to disaster or success?

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    Pembrokeshire 2016

    Simon and Jasmine Dale want to build a three bed home on a hill with only £500 in the bank. And be self-sufficient in five years. Can it be done?

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    Bolton 2016

    Paul Rimmer has worked with bricks for 40 years renovating Victorian houses in Bolton. But now he plans to hand-build a state-of-the-art wooden home. If his funding holds up that is.

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    Essex 2016

    Architect David Parsons has designed a sleek, black house hidden away in an idyllic Essex woodland. But will having no windows on two sides make this dream home into a bunker?

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    South Cornwall

    Tom and Danielle Raffield use their steam-bending skills to build a wavy wooden house in Cornwall, full of amazing twisty furniture. But with only £100k, have they taken on too much?

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    Horsham

    Matt and Sophie want to build a giant family house of fun with secret dens, a fireman's pole and a James Bond room. Kevin can't wait to see the final outcome.

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    Gloucestershire Treehouse

    Jon and Noreen take on an epic self-build, creating a modern treehouse on a half-acre site in the heart of a Gloucestershire town

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    North Cornwall Revisit 2015

    Kevin McCloud catches up with one of his favourite ever Grand Designs: Rebecca and Gregory's radical, experimental timber refurb of an old bungalow

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    Buckinghamshire 2015

    Kevin returns to one of the most ambitious Grand Designs ever, a million-pound amphibious house on the Thames. Now it's finished, does it actually float?

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    South Downs 2015

    Kevin meets Stephen Yeoman and Anita Findlay, who plan to build a cutting edge, post-industrial house covered in bright orange rusty metal. What will the neighbours think?

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    South Somerset 2015

    Can a pair of first timers really turn a cowshed into a warm, cosy home by learning everything from the internet? Kevin McCloud visits an extraordinary build in Somerset.

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    County Antrim 2015

    Michele and Michael want to transform a derelict 100-year-old blacksmiths in County Antrim, on a tiny budget and by hand. But the odds and the weather are stacked against them.

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    Wyre Forest 2015

    Angelo Mastropietro plans to almost single-handedly build himself a 21st century cave in a damp, dark abandoned space - a retreat to help him cope with a recent diagnosis of multiple sclerosis

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    Solent 2015

    After recovering from a brain haemorrhage, Bram Vis and his wife Lisa want to build a beautiful cutting edge family house by the sea. But their budget starts to climb.

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    East Sussex 2015

    Architect Ben Hebblethwaite wants to build a nautical home for his boat-loving uncle, James Strangeways, that floats on stilts. But a contractor problem puts the project at risk.

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    West Sussex 2015

    Kevin meets Clinton from Sussex who's willing to spend whatever it takes to build one of the largest homes ever featured on Grand Designs

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    Living in the Country

    Kevin looks at the challenges of self-building in the great British countryside, meeting the pioneers transforming agricultural and historic buildings with cutting-edge thinking

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    Living in Suburbia

    Using footage from the best Grand Designs suburban builds, and new interviews with architectural experts, Kevin McCloud reveals the designs which have reinvented the suburbs

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    Living in the Wild

    Kevin looks at the challenges of self-building in the UK's most remote places, meeting the architectural pioneers going to astonishing lengths to live on the edge of society

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    Living in The City

    Kevin McCloud draws on 15 years of Grand Designs to look at the challenges of self-building in the city. With new visits and new interviews, he reveals which designs work best and why.

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    Tiverton 2014

    Kevin McCloud returns to Devon for an update on Marine Captain Jon White and wife Becky's cutting-edge, semi-open plan building, adapted for Jon's post-Afghanistan war injuries

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    Monmouthshire 2014

    Kevin McCloud returns to a unique Japanese-Welsh fusion home in the Wye Valley to see how the improvised building weathered one of the wettest winters on record

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    French Manor House: 2014

    Kevin McCloud returns to a remote part of France and the restoration project of a dilapidated manor house that Denise Daniel and Doug Ibbs started back in 2003

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    Buckinghamshire 2014

    Andy and Nicki Bruce try to build an experimental flood-proof floating house on an island in Buckinghamshire. But building such a complex design on a site with limited access isn't easy.

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    Norwich 2014

    Natasha Cargill wants to build a home shaped like two enormous periscopes in Norwich, but a limited budget and tight planning restrictions start to take their toll

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    South East London 2014

    Tracy Fox and husband Steve want to build an 'urban shed' out of industrial materials in an old milk yard in south east London. But the choice of unorthodox materials proves challenging and costly.

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    County Derry 2014

    A young farmer and architect in Northern Ireland hopes to make a home out of four large shipping containers welded together to form a giant cross. But his tiny budget is soon under threat.

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    Milton Keynes 2014

    Peter Berkin and his wife Chard have decided to build a new home at the bottom of their garden. Problem is, right from the start they can't agree on any part of the design - even the basic shape.

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    North Cornwall 2014