Grand Designs

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Grand DesignsTiffany and Jonny are building a striking modernist home in Bath: a German prefabricated kit house with great green credentials that should only take five days to construct... (Ep6/12) [AD,S]Wed, Apr 14, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsDavid and Greta are replacing their house, which they designed and constructed themselves, with a German-built, precision-engineered Huf Haus that can be put together in just six days. [AD,S]Thu, Apr 15, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsFive years after his previous visit, Kevin McCloud goes back to the wilds of Cumbria to see how Phil and Helen have adapted to their ecologically sound, earth-sheltered home. [AD,S]Fri, Apr 16, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsSteph and her husband Alex plan to build a contemporary farmhouse on Steph's grandfather's old farmland. But a lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign...Sat, Apr 17, 4:45 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsSteph and her husband Alex plan to build a contemporary farmhouse on Steph's grandfather's old farmland. But a lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign... [AD,S]Sat, Apr 17, 5:35 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsSteph and her husband Alex plan to build a contemporary farmhouse on Steph's grandfather's old farmland. But a lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign...Sat, Apr 17, 5:45 PMChannel 4+160 mins
Grand DesignsSteph and her husband Alex plan to build a contemporary farmhouse on Steph's grandfather's old farmland. But a lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign... [AD,S]Sat, Apr 17, 6:35 PMChannel 4+160 mins
Grand DesignsSteph and her husband Alex plan to build a contemporary farmhouse on Steph's grandfather's old farmland. But a lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign... [AD,S]Sun, Apr 18, 9:00 PM4seven60 mins
Grand DesignsBill and Jean Letley are not only building a new bungalow in their back garden, but are also embracing cutting-edge technologies to create a super-efficient, highly contemporary home. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 19, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsAndy and Jeanette attempt a precarious clifftop build on the west coast of Scotland. There are battles with extreme weather, overrun budgets and an emotional shock. [AD,S]Tue, Apr 20, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsPaul and Amy Wilkinson build a lakeside home in Lincolnshire with five circular timber buildings linked by raised walkways. But Paul's health suffers as he struggles to finish it in a year. [AD,S]Wed, Apr 21, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins

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Grand DesignsIn south west London, Elinor and Born plan to build Britain's first 'healthy' hypoallergenic house, to alleviate their sons' life-threatening allergies, in a race against time. [AD,S]Sat, Apr 10, 5:10 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsHarry and Briony are relocating to Cornwall and building an American modernist house inspired by 1980s teen comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off. But it's a huge project that proves challenging. [AD,S]Sat, Apr 3, 5:30 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets a couple who are converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. But will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? [AD,S]Sat, Mar 27, 4:55 PMChannel 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Strathaven in Scotland, where flying instructor Colin and trapeze enthusiast Marta built an incredible metal home inspired by aircraft hangars on their own airfield. [AD,S]Sat, Mar 20, 4:35 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsPaul and Amy Wilkinson build a lakeside home in Lincolnshire with five circular timber buildings linked by raised walkways. But Paul's health suffers as he struggles to finish it in a year. [AD,S]Sat, Mar 13, 5:20 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsYoung architect and shed fanatic Micah Jones plans to turn a dilapidated agricultural building into an upside-down four-bedroom home in the rolling countryside of County Down. [AD,S]Sat, Mar 6, 4:10 PMChannel 465 mins
Grand DesignsAdrian and Megan plan to construct a family home in East Sussex almost entirely out of concrete. But as the budget and schedule slip, will they ever complete this concrete jungle? [AD,S]Sat, Feb 20, 4:00 PMChannel 465 mins
New: Grand DesignsLeigh and Richard plan to transform a derelict 17th-century flour mill, full of rotten timbers and riddled with structural cracks, into a warm, contemporary, four-floor, three-bed home. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 3, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
New: Grand DesignsEnergy conservationist Andrew plans to build a radical, self-heating home by storing the warmth of the summer sun in insulated earth banks. But will this gigantic thermal experiment work? [AD,S]Wed, Jan 27, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
New: Grand DesignsNathan and Amye are building a cathedral-like home modelled on local Dutch barn houses with a sleek twist and a 5000-tile armadillo roof. But the pressure mounts for project manager Nathan. [AD,S]Wed, Jan 20, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
New: Grand DesignsGreg and Georgie plan to convert a cavernous, dilapidated, 35-year-old barn in Georgie's parents' garden in Kent into a peaceful safe haven. But budget-squeezing building work soon sets in. [AD,S]Wed, Jan 13, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
New: Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns with more ambitious self-builds. In south west London, Justin's restoring a neo-Gothic cemetery lodge and converting its toilet into an extension with a moat and pool. [AD,S]Wed, Jan 6, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsSteph and her husband Alex plan to build a contemporary farmhouse on Steph's grandfather's old farmland. But a lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign... [AD,S]Sat, Aug 8, 6:30 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsAdrian and Megan plan to construct a family home almost entirely out of concrete in East Sussex. But as the budget and schedule slip, will they ever complete this concrete jungle? [AD,S]Thu, Aug 6, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsIdentical twins Nik and Jon build near-identical houses in Sheffield. Raised on steel stilts, these two extraordinary properties pay tribute to the city's industrial past. [AD,S]Wed, Jul 29, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsMatt and Sophie want to break the mould by building a family house of fun, featuring secret dens, a fireman's pole and a James Bond room. And Kevin McCloud can't wait to see the result... [AD,S]Sat, Jul 25, 5:55 PMChannel 450 mins
Grand DesignsHarry and Briony are relocating to Cornwall and building an American modernist house inspired by 1980s teen comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off. But it's a huge project and proves challenging. [AD,S]Wed, Jul 22, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsPaul Rimmer has worked with bricks for 40 years, renovating Victorian houses in Bolton. But now he plans to hand-build his own state-of-the-art wooden home - if his funding holds up. [AD,S]Sat, Jul 18, 5:10 PMChannel 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets a couple converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. But will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? [AD,S]Wed, Jul 15, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsIn Devon, Mark and Candida are building a timber frame, timber-clad house in the shape of a plough, with a huge, complex, curvy roof, and also a working barn, made of steel and Devon cob. [AD,S]Sat, Jul 11, 4:55 PMChannel 465 mins
Grand DesignsSat, Jul 4, 5:15 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsTom and Danielle use their steam-bending skills to build a wavy wooden house full of twisty furniture in Cornwall. But with a relatively modest budget, have they taken on too much? [AD,S]Sat, Jun 27, 4:55 PMChannel 465 mins
Grand DesignsArchitect Ben Hebblethwaite builds a nautically-styled home that floats on stilts for his boat-loving uncle James Strangeways. But a contractor problem puts the entire project at risk.Sat, Jun 20, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsIn north London, Mark and Penny seek to blend period and cutting-edge architecture as they restore a derelict Victorian gatehouse on a steep hill, and add a giant black zinc-clad extension. [AD,S]Sat, Jun 13, 5:35 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsRichard and Felicia set out to turn a vast underground water reservoir near the Humber Estuary into a family home: an almighty feat of engineering. Then a life-threatening illness strikes. [AD,S]Sat, Jun 6, 5:30 PMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsAfter surviving leukaemia, Toby plans to build a radical family home around an oak tree in Suffolk, with interlinked structures housing six bedrooms and bathrooms, a music room and annexe. [AD,S]Sat, May 30, 5:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Strathaven in Scotland, where flying instructor Colin and trapeze enthusiast Marta built an incredible metal home inspired by aircraft hangars on their own airfield. [AD,S]Sat, May 23, 4:50 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsSat, May 16, 5:50 PMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsPaul and Amy Wilkinson build a lakeside home in Lincolnshire with five circular timber buildings linked by raised walkways. But Paul's health suffers as he struggles to finish it in a year. [AD,S]Sat, May 9, 5:20 PMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsStuart and Rosie turn their 1960s bungalow on the Wirral into a slick piece of 21st-century architecture. But what will the neighbours make of their ultra-modern wooden design? (Ep8) [AD,S]Sat, Apr 18, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to north Cornwall, to catch up with one of his favourite Grand Designs: Rebecca and Gregory's radical, experimental timber refurb of an old bungalow. [AD,S]Wed, Apr 1, 3:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to Devon to see Kevin McCabe, who wanted to build one of the biggest ever houses on Grand Designs - out of mud. Seven years after it began, the cob castle is complete. [AD,S]Tue, Mar 31, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to Somerset to catch up with Ed and Vicky and find out the latest on their off-grid cowshed conversion, which they turned into a home and business space. [AD,S]Sat, Mar 28, 4:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsAt ten years in the making, Ed and Rowena Waghorn's handcrafted wood and clay house in Herefordshire is the longest-running Grand Design. Is it now finally finished? [AD,S]Fri, Mar 27, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to a unique Japanese-Welsh fusion home in the Wye Valley to see how the improvised building weathered one of the wettest winters on record. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 23, 3:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to Devon for an update on Royal Marines captain Jon White and his wife Becky's cutting-edge, semi open-plan building, adapted for Jon's post-Afghanistan war injuries. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 16, 3:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Claire and Ian at their fun family home in the centre of London - complete with dance floor and sauna - to see if they've managed to put the tricky build behind them. [AD,S]Thu, Mar 12, 4:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsMore than 10 years after it began, Kevin McCloud revisits one of the first ever Grand Designs, Andrew Tate and Deborah Mills' 100-foot water tower. Is their dream now a reality? [AD,S]Tue, Mar 10, 3:35 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Midlothian, where Pru and Richard built a modern home on an old industrial site complete with lime kilns. Eighteen months on, has their giant of a house settled in? [AD,S]Sat, Mar 7, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits a loch-side pavilion in Scotland to see if it has delivered on its promise for Jim Fairfull: a cure for his stress-related illness and a tranquil life for his family. [AD,S]Thu, Mar 5, 3:40 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to the New Forest to find out whether, after years of heartache, Cheryl and Alex's disaster-hit attempts to restore a medieval thatched cottage have succeeded. [AD,S]Wed, Mar 4, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to the Yorkshire Dales to visit Francis Shaw, whose restoration of a 15th-century peel tower became a real labour of love. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 2, 3:35 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsBarry Surtees, who lives in Brighton's most moneyed suburb, aims to build a modern four-storey mansion, complete with a pool, gym, artist's studio, fantasy bedroom and Japanese roof garden. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 27, 3:45 AMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Ian and Sophie, who plan to restore a 200-year-old listed industrial building - complete with a bat colony - in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Somerset. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 20, 3:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to the Cambridgeshire Fens, where Kelly and Masoko Neville built an oak-framed, straw-baled house. Are they managing to lead the self-sufficient life they craved? [AD,S]Wed, Feb 19, 3:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Tony and Jo Moffat on the west coast of Scotland, where their spectacular avant garde house combines a medieval cruck oak frame with stainless steel and concrete. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 18, 3:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsThree years after engineering whiz Monty built an extraordinary experimental home in Peckham, Kevin McCloud returns to see how it suits Monty and his partner Clare now they have a child. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 12, 2:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to visit Andrew, Lowri and their two boys, to see if the environmentally friendly farmhouse they built in rural Wales has been the answer to their prayers. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 11, 2:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Janne and Howard in Tuscany, Italy. Their conversion of a derelict 1000-year-old castle ran into problems with their neighbours and architects. Is all now fine? [AD,S]Fri, Feb 7, 4:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to the ski resort of Les Gets, in the French Alps, where Nicky and James Dobree turned a traditional 300-year-old farmhouse into an exceptionally luxurious chalet. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 4, 3:40 AMChannel 455 mins