Conversions

by Hugh Metcalf

January 24, 2020

Take a tour of this penthouse in the converted BBC Television Centre

The newest apartment released for sale from the former BBC Television Centre is the largest, allowing it to house some striking architectural details.    Image:…
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Home Improvements

Buyer's guide to built-in storage

Planning to incorporate bespoke built-in storage in your home? Take a look at our handy guide.
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Self Build Homes

Planning permission: how to improve your chances of success

Find out how likely planning permission is in your region, as well as the best ways to improve your chances of success.
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Home Improvements

6 clever layout ideas for compact bathrooms

These real life examples of small scale bathrooms are full of inspiration and expertise in getting the most of your space.
Kevins Column

Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof.
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Home Improvements

Rooflights that offer a safer window on your world

Shining a light on the latest innovations in rooflights – here's why safety doesn’t mean compromising on contemporary style.
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Self Build Homes

How local authorities may be restricting access to self build registers

Could actions by your local authority be stopping you from accessing information about self build plots?
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Self Build Homes

Eco-homes: 3 sustainable projects in the UK

Discover 3 of the best environmentally-friendly self build projects on home shores.
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Home Improvements

4 real houses with living plant walls

These urban spaces have re-connected with nature by incorporating walls made from living plants into their design.
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Home Improvements

Kitchen planning: 7 steps to your perfect space

Follow these steps for creating your perfect kitchen that's both stylish and functional for you and your family.
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Self Build Homes

How to project manage your own self build

Stuck on the idea of project managing your build or renovation? Here's what you'll need to know.
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Competitions

How to enter Grand Designs Live's interior design competition

If you're an interior designer or stylist looking to showcase your talents, why not enter this Grand Designs Live competition?
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Home Improvements

Recycled interiors: 7 sustainable products for your home

Creatively recycling a range of different materials, get inspired to improve your home's eco-credentials with these sustainable picks.
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Competitions

Win a luxury spa for your home

We've teamed up with Wellis to offer one lucky winner the chance to get their very own sun spa worth £4,000. Enter our fantastic competition...