Grand Designs: The Street - Episode 3

Thursday 18th April, 9pm Channel 4
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In this series, Kevin McCloud follows ten pioneering households on a journey to build new homes and a brand-new street as part of Britain’s most extensive self-build project. In this episode, Paul and Blanka and their two children attempt to construct an eco-home on Plot 6 of the street. Paul, a human rights lawyer, puts his career on hold to build a sustainable home using natural, chemical-free materials. The ambitious plan is to build a three-bed ecological family home for no more than £160,000, including the price of the plot. However, the project ends up costing the family more than they bargained for, and not just financially ….

The Hempcrete House


Suppliers List

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ServiceCompany Name
Move to Graven Hill?Graven Hill Development Company
ArchitectPeter Troop / Access Architects
BrickworkMick Dye
Builders’ MerchantsJohn Nicholls
CarpentryLisseters of Bicester
Clay PlasteringSteven Jendro
Eco AdviceGreen Building Forum
Expanded Cork InsulationCorklink
Portuguese cork
Finish Coat Clay PlasterClayworks
Handmade TilesNew Terracotta
Heat StoreAkvaterm
Hempcrete consultants and lime renderingUK Hempcrete
LightingChurch Stretton Antiques Market


Lime Plastering ConsultantMichael O’Reilly
Metal FabricatorsNE Metalworks
Passive Ventilation and Heat
Rainwater GoodsAlumasc
Reclaimed bricks
Reclaimed timberHomerswood Reclamation

Solar ThermalSolar Technics
StairsStudio Bark Bartlett School of Architecture
Structural EngineersCentreSpace
TimberEnglish Woodlands Timber
Windows and Bi-Folding DoorsPolish Interior
Wood Burning StoveMorso
Wood Wool BoardsHeraclith