Building the Dream


Series 8 Episode 10: Cambridgeshire (2019)

4.0 0 x
Gung-ho Cambridgeshire couple Steve and Sylvia are convinced enthusiasm and blind ambition is enough to bring their property dream to life. Is it really that simple?

Series 8 Episode 9: Essex

4.0 2 x
Charlie Luxton travels to Essex, where Carla and Elliot are striving to deliver a smart contemporary home in a woodland clearing for themselves and their five daughters

Series 8 Episode 8: New Forest

4.0 2 x
Charlie heads to the fringes of the New Forest, where serial renovators Glyn and Sue step up to the big league by building an oak-framed home for their retirement

Series 8 Episode 7: Shrewsbury

Expired 3.0 14 x
Charlie Luxton is in Shrewsbury with Dave and Elly, who are aiming to stamp their mark on a suburban street with a modern take on a Victorian terrace

Series 8 Episode 6: Suffolk

Expired 3.0 6 x
In stunning rural Suffolk, laid back Steve and Susan's hit-and-hope construction of an oak-framed cottage urgently needs a pep talk from Charlie to get the project out of trouble and back in line

Series 8 Episode 5: Cambridgeshire 2019

Expired 3.0 8 x
Chris and Philippa plan to self-build a smart four bed detached home for the cost of a tiny terrace. But keeping their costs down relies on favours, fortitude, and fortune.

Series 8 Episode 4: Leicestershire Revisit 2019

Expired 3.0 3 x
Charlie catches up with Liz and Craig in Leicestershire. After much pain and hassle the couple have finally finished building a home in their garden. Was five years of upheaval worth it?

Series 8 Episode 3: West Sussex

Expired 4.0 2 x
In West Sussex, Med and Chandni build a large home on a tiny budget doing the work themselves. But determination and optimism will only get you so far. Can Charlie help with the rest?

Series 8 Episode 2: Cambridgeshire

Expired 4.0 3 x
A Cambridgeshire couple are determined to build a huge barn-style home, but don't appreciate the sheer scale of the undertaking until it's too late

Series 8 Episode 1: Todmorden, West Yorks

Expired 4.0 4 x
Emma and Martin are battling wind and snow to build a stone home on an imposing hilltop, in a project that's starting to run away from them
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