7.4
8 votes
Grand Designs: The Streets

Grand Designs: The Streets

Channel 4 2019

Grand Designs: The Street has been an epic five years in the making. In this six-part series, presented by Kevin McCloud, cameras follow the first 10 pioneering households who are building a brand new street from scratch, on what will ultimately be the UKโ€™s largest self-build project.This ground-breaking experiment takes place in a prime location near Bicester, just 14 miles from Oxford and under an hour from London by train. The local council bought the land from the MOD, and instead of selling it to a developer for a quick profit, they have pre-approved outline planning and sold plots to the general public for around ยฃ100k each.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Grand Designs: The Streets

Grand Designs: The Streets - S1E6

#1 - Pauline & Godfrey

8.18

Season 1 - Episode 6

Kevin McCloud follows the last of the self-build projects, as married couple Pauline and Godfrey seek to downsize to a modular, factory-built home that is erected in just two weeks

The episode was rated from 22 votes.

Grand Designs: The Streets - S1E4

#2 - Chris & Roxie and Peter & Anita

8.05

Season 1 - Episode 4

A pair of 20somethings take a risk building their first home together using an untested method. And a father and son hope to bond building a family home with space for all.

The episode was rated from 20 votes.

Grand Designs: The Streets - S1E1

#3 - Terry & Olwen and Lynn

7.97

Season 1 - Episode 1

The most senior builders on the street set out to create two unique, bespoke homes. During the construction process, these old friends face serious challenges as their relationship is severely tested

The episode was rated from 30 votes.

Grand Designs: The Streets - S1E3

#4 - Paul & Blanka

7.96

Season 1 - Episode 3

Paul and Blanka hope to build an ambitious and cheap eco-home. But the project costs the family more than they bargained for - not just financially.

The episode was rated from 24 votes.

Grand Designs: The Streets - S1E5

#5 - Sean & Dianna and Garrie & Sue

7.79

Season 1 - Episode 5

A couple of engineers plan an upside-down house. Garrie is building the largest project on the street. The stakes are high though as his wife Sue has health issues.

The episode was rated from 24 votes.

Grand Designs: The Streets - S1E2

#6 - Jack & Hannah and James & Shannon

7.73

Season 1 - Episode 2

Two young couples make their own homes, getting on the property ladder at last. While one pair scavenge for building materials, the construction effort pushes the other pair close to breaking point.

The episode was rated from 26 votes.

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