Grand Designs The Street episode 3: The details

We've got all the details of episode 3 of Grand Designs: The Street, set to air on 18th April 2019, at 9pm on Channel 4 and hosted by Kevin McCloud.

By Jenny Mcfarlane | 8 April 2019

Grand Designs: The Street episode 3 features a couple building their home using eco friendly techniques which proves to be a real labour of love.

Self builders Paul and Blanka who have built on plot 6, featured on Grand Designs The Street episode 3 on Channel 4, hosted by Kevin McCloud

Image: Glenn Dearing, Channel 4 Publicity 

Episode 3 of the new Channel 4 series, Grand Designs: The Street, hosted by Kevin McCloud, follows self-builder couple Paul and Blanka, who dreamt of building a property using sustainable materials such as hempcrete and building using labour intensive methods.

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Episode 3: The Details

Plot 6: Paul and Blanka

Paul and Blanka talking to host Kevin McCloud on Grand Designs: The Street Episode 3 on Channel 4

Image: Fremantle Media Group, Channel 4 Publicity

  • PLOT 6: The Hempcrete House
  • NAMES: Paul, 42, and Blanka, 35
  • BEDROOMS: 4
  • BATHROOMS: 3
  • STARTED: June 2016
  • FINISHED: August 2018
  • BUILD ESTIMATE: £160K
  • FINAL BUILD COST: £300K

Paul and Blanka have two young sons and live in a rented house in Oxford. They’re building the cheapest, most sustainable house on the street for an impressive budget by using relatively low-tech, but time-consuming, techniques, with Paul planning to do a lot of the work himself.