Grand Designs

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Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Julie and Mark Veysey, who are building a stunning Miami-style beach house on a plot overlooking the south Devon coast. But is their budget big enough?Thu, Sep 20, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Andrew and Lowri Davies who have embarked on a project to build an environmentally friendly farmhouse in rural Wales.Fri, Sep 21, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns for a new series and meets a couple converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. Will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? (Ep1) [AD,S]Sun, Sep 23, 5:35 PMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns for a new series and meets a couple converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. Will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? (Ep1) [AD,S]Sun, Sep 23, 6:35 PMChannel 4+160 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Jim and Simone Fairfull, who are building a spectacular light-filled glass pavilion floating over a private loch in Scotland. [AD,S]Mon, Sep 24, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns for a new series and meets a couple converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. Will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? (Ep1) [AD,S]Tue, Sep 25, 3:35 AM4seven55 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Jane and Robert Ellis who are planning the conversion of a 300-year-old barn into a stunning modern home. But planning restrictions radically alter their original ideas. [AD,S]Tue, Sep 25, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns for a new series and meets a couple converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. Will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? (Ep1) [AD,S]Tue, Sep 25, 9:00 PM4seven60 mins
Grand DesignsAfter 20 years spent travelling, Theo and Elaine are settling down in the beautiful Campsie Fells in Scotland. But they have a tight budget and just six months to build their dream home. [AD,S]Wed, Sep 26, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsHarry and Briony are relocating to Cornwall and building an American modernist house inspired by 80s teen comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The project is big and proves challenging. (Ep2/7) [AD,S]Wed, Sep 26, 9:00 PMChannel 460 mins

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Grand DesignsThomas and Dervla O'Hare are building a spectacular split-level home that cascades down an almost vertical hillside in Belfast, but is their vertiginous Grand Design a step too far?Wed, Sep 19, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Pat Becker, who lives in a large Georgian house in Devon. Now that her family have flown the nest, she has decided to build a new home at the bottom of the garden.Tue, Sep 18, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsJohn Cadney is building an environmentally friendly four-bedroom log cabin. But how will he cope with assembling the house, imported from Finland as hundreds of pre-cut bits of wood?Mon, Sep 17, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud follows Jeremy and Louise Brown as they try to bring their Grade II-listed 16th-century Gloucestershire farmhouse into the 21st century. [AD,S]Fri, Sep 14, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Monty and Clare who can't afford to buy a house in London and have instead decided to build one on a dirt-cheap sliver of land in Peckham in the south of the capital.Thu, Sep 13, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud catches up with Thomas and Dervla O'Hare, who built a spectacular split-level home cascading down a practically vertical hillside in Belfast.Wed, Sep 12, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud catches up with one of Grand Design's first-ever projects, Andrew Tate and Deborah Mills's 100ft-tall water tower conversion, which he first visited 10 years previously. [AD,S]Tue, Sep 11, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Pru and Richard in Midlothian. They built a modern home on an old industrial site complete with lime kilns. Eighteen months later, has their giant house settled in?Mon, Sep 10, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits a Scottish loch-side pavilion to see if it delivered its promise for Jim Fairfull: a cure for his stress-related illness and a healthy, tranquil life for his family.Fri, Sep 7, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to see whether, after years of heartache, Cheryl and Alex's disaster-hit attempts to restore a medieval thatched cottage in the New Forest have finally succeeded. [AD,S]Thu, Sep 6, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to the heart of the Yorkshire Dales to meet Francis Shaw, whose restoration of a 15th-century peel tower has become a real labour of love. [AD,S]Wed, Sep 5, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits an epic Grand Design five years after a couple set out to transform a derelict mill cottage in the beautiful Northumberland countryside. [AD,S]Tue, Sep 4, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsBarry Surtees, who lives in Brighton's most moneyed suburb, aims to build a four-storey modern mansion, complete with pool, gym, artist's studio, fantasy bedroom and Japanese roof garden. [AD,S]Mon, Sep 3, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsSarah and Dean have left London and moved back to Wales, where they've bought an 18th-century folly. They plan to restore the hilltop castle and add a large modern extension to it.Fri, Aug 31, 7:55 PMMore 465 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.Thu, Aug 30, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Ben Law, his wife and two children in the self-sufficient cottage he built using 1000-year-old methods, in the heart of the Sussex woods where he works. [AD,S]Wed, Aug 29, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKelly and Masoko Neville built an oak-framed, straw-baled house in the Cambridgeshire Fens. Kevin McCloud returns to see if they are managing to lead the self-sufficient life they craved. [AD,S]Tue, Aug 28, 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]Mon, Aug 27, 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 erected in just six days.Fri, Aug 24, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsInspired by an illustration on a yoghurt pot, Chris Ostwald decides to build a New England-style watermill in the Chilterns, but picks a hilly spot nowhere near any water.Thu, Aug 23, 7:55 PMMore 465 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.Wed, Aug 22, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsBath may be famous for its Georgian architecture, but Tiffany Wood and her husband Jonny have chosen it as the location to build themselves a striking Modernist home.Tue, Aug 21, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsInspired by their love of Gothic architecture and horror movies, Jo and Shaun Bennett decide to build an Addams Family-style house, but their pricey aspirations could scupper the project.Fri, Aug 17, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCommercial architect Martin Pease embarks on designing and building a home for his family. But the giant 'sugar cube' is a high-concept design that could prove difficult to pull off. [AD,S]Thu, Aug 16, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets a couple building an ultra-modern, low-maintenance home in the back garden of their elegant Regency house in Cheltenham, despite opposition from the neighbours.Wed, Aug 15, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to Somerset to see Ed and Vicky and their off-grid cowshed conversion, which they turned into a home and a business space.Tue, Aug 14, 7:55 PMMore 465 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]Mon, Aug 13, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to one of the most ambitious Grand Designs ever - a million-pound amphibious house on the Thames. Now it's finished, does it actually float? [S]Fri, Aug 10, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to remote Creuse in France and the story of a dilapidated manor house that was demolished by the Nazis. Has an 11-year restoration project finally been completed? [AD,S]Thu, Aug 9, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud catches up with the story of a daring modernist home that Gil and Hillary Briffa started building ten years previously in the Andalucian hills in southern Spain. [AD,S]Wed, Aug 8, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn Brixton, south London, design-mad couple Mary and Carl want to build a home that resembles a giant stack of glass cubes and is a Zen retreat from the noise and chaos of the capital. [AD,S]Tue, Aug 7, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsLysette and Nigel's plan to build a dramatic new cutting-edge home by the River Thames proves difficult, costly, and not very popular with their neighbours. [AD,S]Mon, Aug 6, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCan a pair of first-timers really turn a cowshed into a warm, cosy home by learning how to do everything from the internet? Kevin McCloud visits an extraordinary build in Somerset.Fri, Aug 3, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets Kevin McCabe, the leading exponent of the ancient art of cob building, who wants to construct a castle entirely of mud. The huge scale of the task soon becomes clear. [AD,S]Thu, Aug 2, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsJonathan and his wife Deborah put everything on hold as they build a semi-subterranean, mini Hollywood Hills-style mansion in the heart of north London. But what will the neighbours think?Wed, Aug 1, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsOn the Isle of Skye, one of the most beautiful landscapes in Britain, Rebecca and Indi are building a turf-roofed contemporary home to withstand gale-force winds and some sceptical locals.Tue, Jul 31, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsThis edition follows actor Sean Simons' epic bid to turn a castle ruins in Ireland into a spectacular fantasy home the hard way: without an architect and in the middle of a recession.Mon, Jul 30, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsTen years in the making, Ed and Rowena Waghorn's handcrafted wood and clay house in Herefordshire is the longest running Grand Designs ever. Is it finished and is it a masterpiece? [AD,S]Fri, Jul 27, 7:55 PMMore 465 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]Thu, Jul 26, 7:55 PMMore 465 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]Wed, Jul 25, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud catches up with Lucie Fairweather to view the striking, modern house in Woodbridge, Suffolk, designed by her partner Nat, who passed away prematurely. [AD,S]Tue, Jul 24, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud revisits Brighton to see a pioneering cooperative of ten families from the first-ever series of Grand Designs, and finds himself genuinely inspired by what he finds. [AD,S]Mon, Jul 23, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud catches up with artists Freddie and Ben and their huge, listed timber-framed barn in Essex to see how they're adjusting to rural life a year after finishing their project. [AD,S]Fri, Jul 20, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsPaul and Penny knock down their million-pound home in south London to build a contemporary mansion. But the challenges presented by this complex build soon start to bite. [AD,S]Thu, Jul 19, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsCan Tim and his wife Philomena transform the rusting and rotten hulk of an old lifeboat station in Tenby, south-west Wales, into a beautiful modern home with far-reaching views of the sea?Wed, Jul 18, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets interior designer Kathryn, who has decided to design and build her own Scandinavian-inspired house on a hillside plot in her parents' back garden in Falmouth, Cornwall.Tue, Jul 17, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsRobert and Milla are redeveloping a 1980s house overlooking Lake Windermere in the Lake District, but the radical, innovative build is risky, and the family's budget is very tight.Mon, Jul 16, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsIn Suffolk, Simon and his wife Jill hope to restore one of the smallest surviving medieval guildhalls in the country to its original splendour. Kevin McCloud follows their progress. [AD,S]Fri, Jul 13, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsArchitectural designer Lincoln Miles and his wife, artist Lisa Traxler, take on a very ambitious bungalow conversion on the Isle of Wight, hoping it will blend into an unspoilt woodland. [AD,S]Thu, Jul 12, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets an architect who is trying to create a family home in an awkward, jagged, covered space, trapped between buildings in the crowded heart of Camden, north London. [AD,S]Wed, Jul 11, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins

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Intro title sequence for Grand Designs Abroad