Grand Designs

Episode Guide

Upcoming Episodes

Stowmarket

Series 8 · Episode 4

3 years ago Simon Bennett and his wife Jill gave up a life abroad to return to Simon's home county of Suffolk. They bought two timber framed barns ripe for conversion, but barely was the ink dry before they discovered one wasn't quite what it seemed.

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    3 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 4

Series 1 · Episode 4

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    4 April: 1:25pm on Lifestyle

Episode 5

Series 1 · Episode 5

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    4 April: 2:30pm on Lifestyle

North Devon

Series 17 · Episode 6

Edward and Hazel Short build a shining white art deco lighthouse, with additional bedroom wing and infinity pool, all on a rugged but beautiful clifftop spot in North Devon. But their plan runs into trouble.

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    4 April: 3:30pm on Lifestyle
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    5 April: 12:15pm on Lifestyle
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    5 April: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

Ipswich

Series 8 · Episode 5

When Jonathan's marriage ended, he left the family home and bought a plot of land just down the road on a mission to build a house that would be exciting to look at, cheap to run, and ecologically sound and this will be the great experiment he's dreamt of.

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    6 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle

Lizard Peninsula

Series 8 · Episode 6

Getting on the housing ladder is a challenge for anyone but when thirty year old interior designer Kathryn Tyler wants her first home, she uses her skills to give her the leg up the ladder she needs by designing and building one herself.

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    7 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle

Strathaven Revisted

Series 17 · Episode 7

Kevin McCloud returns to Strathaven in Scotland, to meet flying Instructor Colin MacKinnon and his partner, hovercraft instructor and trapeze enthusiast Marta Briongos.

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    8 April: 9:30pm on Lifestyle
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    9 April: 9:05am on Lifestyle
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    11 April: 3:30pm on Lifestyle
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    12 April: 12:20pm on Lifestyle
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    12 April: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

West Cumbria

Series 8 · Episode 7

Despite having no architectural training, Alan Dawson, a former blacksmith has invented his own way of building a house. He's going to make it in pieces in his workshop with wiring, lighting, and carpets built into the sections.

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    9 April: 11:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 6

Series 1 · Episode 6

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    11 April: 1:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 7

Series 1 · Episode 7

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    11 April: 2:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 8

Series 1 · Episode 8

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    18 April: 1:30pm on Lifestyle

Newcastle

Series 9 · Episode 1

Polish businessman Stefan Pekowski fell in love with the open and beautiful Northumberland countryside when he first moved here over twenty years ago. Now wanting to create a lifelong home for himself and his fiancé Ania Schabowka, they have purchased a derelict 18th century workers cottage, surrounded by lush scenery.

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    20 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle

Bromley

Series 9 · Episode 2

Paul and Penny are tearing down their million pound home in South London to build a contemporary mansion. But the challenge of building a complex home soon starts to bite. Paul and Penny Denby have lived on the same exclusive south London estate for nearly 20 years.

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    21 April: 11:05am on Lifestyle
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    21 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle

Tenby

Series 9 · Episode 3

The old lifeboat station in Tenby was home to the brave souls of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution for over 100 years. When they moved out, Tim O’Donovan and his wife Philomena saw an opportunity not only to convert it into a unique, contemporary home, and also rescue this historic property for the nation.

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    22 April: 11:05am on Lifestyle

Braintree

Series 9 · Episode 4

Artists Freddie Robins and Ben Coode-Adams are leaving their modest urban flat to convert a huge Grade II-listed timber-framed barn in Essex into a live/work space for themselves and their daughter Willa. The whole design is based around creating a massive free-form contemporary space with very few walls, to display their ever expanding collection of toys and ephemera.

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    23 April: 11:05am on Lifestyle

Herefordshire

Series 9 · Episode 5

Brand New.Presenter Kevin McCloud follows some of Britain's most ambitious self-building projects, as intrepid individuals attempt to design and construct the home of their dreams in the Australian first of this series.

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    24 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle

County Down

Series 15 · Episode 3

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    26 April: 12:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 1

Series 16 · Episode 1

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    26 April: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

Cornwall

Series 9 · Episode 6

Stonemason Adam Purchase and his partner Nicola Brennan have 12 months to convert a silver-mine engine-house in Cornwall into a home, in what soon becomes a race against time. Ever since he was a child, stonemason Adam Purchase has loved the old silver mine engine houses that characterise Cornwall's landscape.

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    27 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle

Kensington

Series 9 · Episode 7

Claire and Ian try to build a home big enough for a disco on a small plot at the end of a London mews. But as angry locals begin to object to their plans, things start to go awry. Claire Farrow and her husband Ian Hogarth have always dreamed of building a home large enough for their own dance floor and DJ booth.

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    28 April: 11:00am on Lifestyle
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    28 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 8

Series 9 · Episode 8

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    29 April: 11:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 9

Series 9 · Episode 9

Presented by design expert Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs charts the in-depth process of ambitious design projects, from the initial detail of blueprints, to the long and often gruelling task of turning the designs into a practical living space.

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    30 April: 11:05am on Lifestyle