Category Archives: Grand Designs

Suppliers and other stuff

If you liked the look of what we did and who we got to do it and where from, look to the right hand side of this page, or click the link below: http://scrapbook.channel4.com/bookmarkBar/52275a91e4b076c79f875228

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Our “Crapper!”

Grand Designs can’t include everything, and although we filmed at Hatfield Church and talked a lot about Thomas Crapper, the famous toilet man from Thorne (You did know he was from Thorne, right?), and filmed Kevin flushing it about 5 … Continue reading

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Announcing the launch of the “Gwindow”

We absolutely love our window / wall / door / canopy that Kevin McCloud christened the “Gwindow“. We constructed ours from a steel hydraulic frame and then clad it with a beautifully constructed window by Graham Ball Joiners. We then had … Continue reading

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Grand Designs

Apparently, unless something goes wrong, we’re the first programme on the new Series of Grand Designs Wednesday September 4th at 9pm! We’ll be watching it in our new home. In the projector room. Behind the sofa… Aaaargh!

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Our Projector Room

It was always our plan to turn the old projector room (the one room at the top of our building) into a home cinema, but as you can imagine with a project like this, cash flow gets tight, and we … Continue reading

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Heroes of the month!

Rich, Paul and Gary worked fastidiously to get our decking round our pool ready for the shoot the next day. Beyond the call of duty, they worked until the job was done. No excuses! Guys! We salute you! Your golden … Continue reading

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A few more glimpses…

We’ve now moved in, and gradually finishing off the details. It was a bit like camping for the first few days, and then stressful when you’re trying to live normally while the builders are still in your house! Anyway, it’s … Continue reading

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A few glimpses…

We’ve got a week to our moving in date. My birthday, 27th July! Here are a few glimpses of what our new home looks like….

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More press…

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Formwork

We finally sorted the details for pouring our board marked concrete wall, and ordered the formwork from RMD Kwikform. This is big stuff, and will allow us to build the structure of our house in a few weeks. The thing with … Continue reading

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