Grand Designs

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Grand DesignsKevin McCloud looks at a couple's plans to turn a crumbling, disused violin factory in Waterloo, central London, into a huge loft-style living space. [AD,S]Wed, Dec 11, 2:50 AMChannel 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud looks at a couple's plans to turn a crumbling, disused violin factory in Waterloo, central London, into a huge loft-style living space. [AD,S]Wed, Dec 11, 3:50 AMChannel 4+160 mins

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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]Fri, Nov 8, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Thu, Nov 7, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Wed, Nov 6, 6:55 PMMore 460 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.Tue, Nov 5, 6:55 PMMore 460 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.Mon, Nov 4, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Fri, Nov 1, 6:55 PMMore 460 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? [AD,S]Thu, Oct 31, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Wed, Oct 30, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Tue, Oct 29, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Mon, Oct 28, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Fri, Oct 25, 6:55 PMMore 460 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? [AD,S]Thu, Oct 24, 6:55 PMMore 460 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.Wed, Oct 23, 6:55 PMMore 460 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.Tue, Oct 22, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Mon, Oct 21, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Fri, Oct 18, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Thu, Oct 17, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Wed, Oct 16, 6:55 PMMore 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]Tue, Oct 15, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Mon, Oct 14, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Fri, Oct 11, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Thu, Oct 10, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Wed, Oct 9, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Tue, Oct 8, 6:55 PMMore 460 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, Oct 7, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Fri, Oct 4, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsPru and Richard Irvine plan to build a bespoke family home in the Midlothian countryside, but their plot of land is an old industrial site with lime kilns, and it comes with conditions. [AD,S]Thu, Oct 3, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Wed, Oct 2, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Tue, Oct 1, 6:55 PMMore 460 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. [AD,S]Mon, Sep 30, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsA young farmer and architect in Northern Ireland hopes to make a home out of four large shipping containers welded together to form a giant cross. But his tiny budget is soon under threat. [AD,S]Fri, Sep 27, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsThe 100th episode of Grand Designs follows a couple in central London trying to convert a water tower into a four-bedroom luxury home crowned with a 360-degree viewing room at the top. [S]Thu, Sep 26, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Brighton to meet a co-operative of 10 young families, including ex-travellers and single parents, who are building both their own and each other's homes. [AD,S]Wed, Sep 25, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud returns to Devon to meet Kevin McCabe, who wanted to build one of the biggest houses ever on Grand Designs, out of mud. Seven years after it began, the cob castle is complete. [AD,S]Tue, Sep 24, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsDeep-sea diver Adrian Corrigall and wife Megan build a concrete family home in East Sussex. Adrian hopes the modular structure will prove the ultimate 21st-century country house. (Ep6/7) [AD,S]Mon, Sep 23, 6:55 PMMore 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 Sheffield's industrial past. [AD,S]Fri, Sep 20, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsSteph Wilson and husband Alex try to build a contemporary farmhouse on her grandfather's old farmland. But lack of money leads to a long spell in a caravan and a total redesign. [AD,S]Thu, Sep 19, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsIn a leafy spot in south west London, Elinor and Born want to build Britain's first 'healthy' house, to alleviate their sons' life-threatening allergies in a race against time. [AD,S]Wed, Sep 18, 6:55 PMMore 460 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]Tue, Sep 17, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets a couple converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. Will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? [AD,S]Mon, Sep 16, 6:55 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Ireland where architect Andrew Lohan is embarking on the most important project of his life: converting a ruined 150-year-old church into a home for his family. [AD,S]Sun, Jul 28, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsSun, Jul 21, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Ireland where architect Andrew Lohan is embarking on the most important project of his life: converting a ruined 150-year-old church into a home for his family. [AD,S]Sun, Jul 14, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to Spain to meet a family who have moved from London to start a new life in Alicante, building a huge, modern hexagonal villa by a lake. [AD,S]Sun, Jul 7, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets a couple converting a listed mini-castle in Buckinghamshire into a family home. Will their wildly optimistic schedule be a problem? [AD,S]Tue, Jul 2, 9:00 PMMore 460 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud travels to the ski resort of Les Gets in the French Alps, where Nicky and James Dobree are turning a traditional 300-year-old farmhouse into a luxurious chalet. [AD,S]Sun, Jun 30, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets the Sampson family in Lot, France, as they embark on the construction of an ambitious, wooden-framed house that's partly made out of straw bales. [AD,S]Sun, Jun 23, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud meets a couple who bought a ruined castle in Tuscany, hoping to start work on building their dream home, but spent four years just obtaining planning permission. [AD,S]Sun, Jun 16, 8:55 AMMore 465 mins
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud visits a couple who have given up everything in the UK to start a new life in a remote part of central France, restoring a massive dilapidated 18th-century manor house. [AD,S]Sun, Jun 9, 8:55 AMMore 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. [AD,S]Thu, Jun 6, 7:55 PMMore 465 mins

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Intro title sequence for Grand Designs Abroad