2017 Episodes


Malvern

first aired: 6th September 2017

Ex-RAF pilot Jon and GP Gill Flewers build a New Zealand style hill house on the steep slopes of the Malvern hills in Worcestershire. It proves an emotional rollercoaster ride. The schedule slips and costs snowball, leaving Jon struggling to cope. 

Haringey

first aired: 13th September 2017

Neurologists Penny Talelli and Mark Edwards reconstruct a derelict old Victorian gatehouse on a steep hill in North London, adding a giant, contemporary black zinc clad box at the back and thus marrying their respective loves of the new and the old.

County Down

first aired: 20th September 2017

Young architect and shed fanatic Micah Jones turns a dilapidated old agricultural building in the rolling countryside of County Down into an innovative upside down 4 bedroom mega-shed for himself, his wife Elaine and their two young boys.

South Hertfordshire

first aired: 27th September 2017

Chris and Kayo, and their designer Rogan, build a unique Roman courtyard inspired family home near an abbey in South Hertfordshire. Constrained by stringent planning conditions, will Chris and Kayo even like their radical home when it’s finished?

 

Herne Hill

first aired: 4th October 2017

Designers Beth Dadswell and Andrew Wilbourne rescue a crumbling old Victorian dairy in South East London and convert it into a family house – retaining as much decay as they can. But can they combine ‘shabby chic’ with a home fit for modern living? 

 

Blackdown Hills

first aired: 11th October 2017

Taking inspiration from an ammonite shell they found on their land in the Blackdown Hills in Devon, engineer Stephen Tetlow and his horticulturalist wife Elizabeth build an astonishing curving house that looks like a giant coiled snake in a field.

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airing: 18th October 2017

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airing: 17th November 2017

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2016 Episodes


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Gloucestershire

first aired: 21st Sept 2016

Plumber Jon Martin and ceramicist Noreen Jaafar hand build a big modern tree house in their Gloucestershire home town for just £268k. It proves an epic undertaking as they wrestle their ambitious stepped box design into life 40 feet up in the canopy.

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Horsham

first aired: 28th Sept 2016

Matt and Sophie White from Sussex want to build a giant house of fun for themselves and their three children – featuring secret stairs, hiding places and a fireman’s pole. But Matt keeps changing the design as he goes along, bewildering his builders.

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South Cornwall

first aired: 5th Oct 2016

Wood steam benders Tom and Danielle Raffield have just £100k to hand-build a spectacular family home in South Cornwall with curvy wood cladding and twisty handmade furniture. But soon business commitments and family life start to overwhelm them.

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Essex

first aired: 12th Oct 2016

After recovering from illness, artist and teacher Michelle Parsons and her architect husband David, found a beautiful plot in an Essex woodland, where David devised a sleek, black clad, three bedroom house with a separate artist studio for Michelle.

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Bolton

first aired: 19th Oct 2016

Bricklayer Paul Rimmer ropes in wife Carol, daughter Abby and his mates to build an ultra-modern five-bed house in Bolton – made out of wood not bricks. They’re hammered by extreme weather, then funding dries up and the entire project is put at risk.

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Pembrokeshire

first aired: 26th Oct 2016

Simon and Jasmine Dale have only £500 to start building their unique family house on a hill in Pembrokeshire. As if that wasn’t challenging enough, planning constraints dictate that to stay on the land they also have to be officially self-sufficient.

Honiton

first aired: 2nd Nov 2016

Mark and Candida Diacono build a sweeping, curvy new home and a matching working barn on their 17 acre smallholding in Devon. Setting themselves just 7 months to do it, this unique technical challenge relies on boundless optimism to pull off.

Wirral

first aired: 17th Nov 2016

Stuart and Rosie Treasurer from the Wirral try to turn their 60s dormer bungalow into a generous 21st century piece of slick architecture for just £175k. But the neighbours grumble when the ultra-modern wooden box goes up in their traditional suburb.