County Down

Wednesday 20th September 9pm Channel 4
Suppliers List Watch Episode

There’s no doubt we are a nation that love our sheds – but not many of us would want to actually live in one. Not so young architect and shed fanatic Micah Jones in Northern Ireland.

When he gets the chance to re-invent a dilapidated old agricultural building in the rolling countryside of County Down there was never any question his design would be a giant shed – albeit an innovative upside down 4 bedroom shed using techniques and materials never before seen in Northern Ireland.

Micah, his wife Elaine and their two young boys move from their tiny terraced house in Belfast to a small mouse infested caravan on their windswept site. Demolition and construction of the new mega-shed begins at a startling pace, but soon their limited £200k budget runs short and Micah is forced to do more and more of the work himself. And then news of a new baby on the way adds yet more pressure. This is the project Micah has dreamed about since he was a young boy, but turning it into a reality for his young family takes every ounce of energy and optimism he can muster…


Suppliers List

The following list of suppliers is for information purposes only and no representation or endorsement is made by us in respect of these suppliers

ArchitectMicah T Jones Architect+44 (0)2897 445044
ArtworkPen & Merve Artwork+(0)2897 510708
BathAdamsez+44 (0)28 9081 7631
BathroomsBeggs & Partners+44 (0)2890235791
Bathroom CladdingBallytrim Sawmill+44 (0) 28 4482 1800
ChairsDrumond Reid Antiques07891502213
CLT ContractorG Frame(+44)  01525 288022
CLT PanelsStora Enso +46 1046 46000
CLT StructuresFurness Partnership +44 (0)20 7490 4353
Concrete Floor SlabsCreagh Concrete+44 (0)28 7965 0500
Corrugated RoofingTegral+353 (0) 59 8631316
Dining Chairs/StoolsOn the Square Emporium+44 (0)2890434290
Feature Steel BalustradeChapman Precision+44 (0)7549 661035
Flat RoofingSiKa Trocal+44 (0)1707 394444
KitchenIkea+44 (0)20 3645 0000
Landscaping/PlantsJohnny Knox Garden Design+44 (0)79 8981 5704
Larch CladdingMurdock Builders Merchants+44 (0)28 9182 1222
Main ContractorS Scott & Son+44 (0)28 97542407
MVHRBeam+44 (0)28 79632424
PavingTobermore0844 800 5736
Polished Concrete FloorsRTU+44 (0)28 9085 1441
Rainwater GoodsLindab+44 (0)6431  85000
RooflightsKeylite+44 (0)1283 200 158
Sedum RoofGreen Roof Ireland+44 (0) 28 9337 8777
Steel BalustradeJohn Finlay Engineering+44 (0)7710 802727
StovesLamont Fireplaces+44 (0)28 7032 8882
Structural EngineerThompson Barr LLP+44(0)28 9036 9300
TilesArmatile+44 (0)2890682752
Windows & DoorsBaskil+44 (0)28 90774885
Wooden FloorsWoodfloor Warehouse+44 (0)2891456611