Building the Dream

  

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Building the DreamCharlie Luxton heads to Woking in Surrey to meet Jason and Philippa, who think they have discovered the perfect refurb project. But will it take them to the brink? (S7 Ep3/10) [AD,S]Wed, Nov 21, 2:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton returns to East Sussex to catch up with Steve and an eco-efficient, straw-baled, self-built home set in a woodland glade. (S7 Ep4/10) [AD,S]Mon, Nov 19, 4:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton is in Caterham, Surrey, where Ben and Nicola are transforming a dilapidated bungalow into a contemporary split-level home. (S7 Ep8/10) [AD,S]Sun, Nov 18, 4:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton is in Cambridgeshire, where Darren and Luisa are on a voyage of discovery, building a picture-perfect waterfront home - a project with lots of issues. (S7 Ep9/10) [AD,S]Sat, Nov 17, 4:10 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamHerefordshire couple Tim and Fliss hope to get on the property ladder by self-building their first home together on a tiny strip of family land. Can Charlie Luxton help? (S2 Ep9/11) [AD,S,SL]Sat, Nov 10, 3:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamGavin and Chantal aim to self-build a bit of continental Europe in the heart of Norfolk, using a fixed-price kit, plenty of personal touches and some ideas from Charlie Luxton. (S2 Ep8/11)Wed, Nov 7, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn Devon, Charlie Luxton helps glass-blower Siddy Langley to self-build a combined home and studio. But flooding and huge loan payments put the project in jeopardy. (S2 Ep7/11)Mon, Nov 5, 3:35 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn Hampshire, Charlie Luxton helps Chris and Sonya as they demolish their run-down bungalow to replace it with a modern, two-storey home that's packed full of eco-features. (S2 Ep6/11)Sun, Nov 4, 4:15 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton meets Mark and Gillian Webb, who plan to build a large, modern home in the style of a Georgian rectory in Hertfordshire. (S1 Ep5/12) [AD,S]Sat, Nov 3, 4:15 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn Cheshire, Charlie Luxton helps retired couple Steve and Chris Elliot realise their dream of constructing a modern eco-home inspired by the Arts and Crafts Movement.Thu, Nov 1, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton is in Gloucestershire to help with an eco-build on the banks of the River Severn. Ele and Steve are aiming for a fast build. But all does not go to plan.Wed, Oct 31, 4:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxon travels to Buckinghamshire to meet Mark and Amanda Hepden who are self-building a traditional cottage in the heart of historic Stony Stratford. [AD,S]Tue, Oct 30, 4:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton helps more homeowners to build their dream home. In this edition, he heads to the Shropshire countryside to help Richard and Kate put together their five-bed family house. [AD,S]Mon, Oct 29, 3:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton meets Andy and Mandy in Yarm, in the north-east of England, where the couple are building a huge bungalow as they pursue the dream of living mortgage-free. (S1 Ep11/11) [AD,S]Sun, Oct 28, 4:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton visits rural Northamptonshire, where new couple Rob and Jan aim to build a vicarage-style home. That is if Charlie can get them to agree on anything. (S7 Ep5/10) [AD,S]Sat, Oct 20, 3:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn East Yorkshire, Nick and Jane hope to turn an old bungalow into a contemporary home - on a budget so small that it almost defies belief. But will the project break them? (S7 Ep2/10) [AD,S]Fri, Oct 19, 3:35 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton returns to help more people build affordable dream homes. In south London, a self-building couple plan an urban marvel on a tight plot and tighter budget. (S7 Ep1/10) [AD,S]Thu, Oct 18, 2:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie meets a couple who are building a traditional Scottish cottage between Linlithgow and the beautiful Firth of Forth. But the weather threatens their ambitious build. (S7 Ep6/10) [AD,S]Mon, Aug 20, 2:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton heads to Cambridgeshire to meet two self-builders creating a family home that needs to be both techie, but also blingy. Can the two desires be reconciled? (S7 Ep7/10) [AD,S]Sat, Aug 18, 3:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton returns to East Sussex to catch up with Steve and an eco-efficient, straw-baled, self-built home set in a woodland glade. (S7 Ep4/10) [AD,S]Fri, Aug 17, 2:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton is in Caterham, Surrey, where Ben and Nicola are transforming a dilapidated bungalow into a contemporary split-level home. (S7 Ep8/10)Thu, Aug 16, 3:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton is in Cambridgeshire, where Darren and Luisa are on a voyage of discovery, building a picture-perfect waterfront home - a project with lots of issues. (S7 Ep9/10)Tue, Aug 14, 3:15 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton heads to Woking in Surrey to meet Jason and Philippa, who think they have discovered the perfect refurb project. But will it take them to the brink? (S7 Ep3/10) [AD,S]Sat, Jun 23, 2:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton visits rural Northamptonshire, where new couple Rob and Jan aim to build a vicarage-style home. That is if Charlie can get them to agree on anything. (S7 Ep5/10) [AD,S]Fri, Jun 22, 2:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn East Yorkshire, Nick and Jane hope to turn an old bungalow into a contemporary home - on a budget so small that it almost defies belief. But will the project break them? (S7 Ep2/10) [AD,S]Thu, Jun 21, 2:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton returns to help more people build affordable dream homes. In south London, a self-building couple plan an urban marvel on a tight plot and tighter budget. (S7 Ep1/10) [AD,S]Wed, Jun 20, 2:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton meets north Devon couple Brian and Fiona, who want to build a home on a stunning coastal plot. Can Charlie convince them to take on his design suggestions? (S6 Ep9) [AD,S]Tue, Jun 19, 2:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn Devon, Graham and Nicky Daniel plan an ambitious contemporary home on a secluded woodland site, doing much of it themselves. But have they underestimated the workload? (S6 Ep8) [AD,S]Fri, Jun 15, 2:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton helps a couple building a modern family home in a conservation area in Kent. But the couple prove very reluctant to take on any of Charlie's design ideas. (S6 Ep7) [AD,S]Thu, Jun 14, 3:15 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton is in Cambridgeshire, where Mark and Helen have unearthed Roman and Anglo-Saxon artefacts that could stop them from building their new home. (S6 Ep6) [AD,S]Wed, Jun 13, 3:15 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn North Yorkshire, teachers Nick and Fiona plan a large warehouse-inspired home by the side of a canal. But is building on a flood plain a smart move? (S6 Ep5) [AD,S]Tue, Jun 12, 2:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamAlan and Lucy are building an upside-down house in Fife with stunning views of the Forth Bridge. Alan knows what he wants, so what does he make of Charlie Luxton's suggestions? (S6 Ep4) [AD,S]Mon, Jun 11, 3:10 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton visits West Sussex, where Cathryn and Adam Raybould plan to build their dream period home on Cathryn's family farm. But the project gets off to a bumpy start. (S6 Ep3) [AD,S]Sat, Jun 9, 4:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton heads to Hertfordshire to help Roz and Mick Abrahams downsize and build a new compact, contemporary home on a new plot at the bottom of their garden. (S6 Ep2) [AD,S]Fri, Jun 8, 2:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamArchitectural designer Charlie Luxton returns to help more people build affordable dream homes. This time it's Sam and Eryka and their warehouse project in south-east London. (S6 Ep1) [AD,S]Wed, Jun 6, 2:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn Lincolnshire, Juana and Trevor plan to knock down some decrepit barns and create their dream home. But is Trevor putting his health at risk by being so hands-on? (S5 Ep9/9) [AD,S]Tue, Jun 5, 2:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn south Wales, Jodie and Rhodri Howells must decide to either renovate the 50s bungalow on their countryside plot, or knock it down. Charlie Luxton's on hand with advice. (S5 Ep8/9) [AD,S]Mon, Jun 4, 2:10 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton meets serial renovators Neil and Suzie, whose huge contemporary build in Cornwall is going to be grand, but they've not given themselves much time to complete it. (S5 Ep7/9) [AD,S]Sun, Jun 3, 3:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton heads to rural Buckinghamshire to help Kat Dancer build a contemporary farmhouse on the idyllic farm where she grew up. (S5 Ep6/9) [AD,S]Sat, Jun 2, 3:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton heads to Cornwall to help Peter and Mollie Goodman build a continental kit home with coastal views. But his suggestions are met with scepticism. (S5 Ep5/9) [AD,S]Tue, May 1, 4:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton heads to the Isle of Wight to help a mother and daughter build a stylish contemporary house, but their budget is under pressure from day one. (S5 Ep4/9) [AD,S]Mon, Apr 30, 5:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamPaul and Ruby Singh want to build a large home in Birmingham after years spent living miles apart. As the budget soars, can Charlie Luxton help rein it in? (S5 Ep3/9) [AD,S]Sat, Apr 28, 5:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton visits a unique project in Peebles in Scotland, where the owner wants to build a home where all of the ground floor is given over to stables for her horses. (S5 Ep2/9) [AD,S]Fri, Apr 27, 4:15 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton helps more people to build their dream home. In the Cotswolds, Mandy and Tony Slater plan an ambitious self-build on a steep slope. (S5 Ep1/9) [AD,S]Thu, Apr 26, 4:05 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton helps a couple in Loughborough, who can't agree on what the dream home they're building in their back garden should look like - traditional or contemporary? (S4 Ep9/9) [AD,S]Wed, Apr 25, 4:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton's in Pembrokeshire, helping Graham and Dorothy build an upside-down eco-house by the sea. Can they get the job done in just 20 weeks? (S4 Ep8/9) [AD,S]Tue, Apr 24, 4:15 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton returns to Hastings to find out if Robin and Liz's dream New England-style home is living up to expectations. (S4 Ep7/9) [AD,S]Mon, Apr 23, 4:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamIn north Somerset, Charlie Luxton visits Antony and Hayley Wild's striking self-build contemporary home, that has been 26 years in the planning. (S4 Ep6/9) [AD,S]Sun, Apr 22, 4:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton meets Jayne and Alistair Lewis, who are trying to self-build an innovative, barn-style home in Stirlingshire that can grow and shrink to order. (S4 Ep5/9) [AD,S]Sat, Apr 21, 4:25 AMChannel 455 mins
Building the DreamCharlie Luxton's in Stirlingshire, helping Morag and Heiko with their continental pre-fabricated home. The self-build should take only six weeks. What could possibly go wrong? (S4 Ep4/9) [AD,S]Fri, Apr 20, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins