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.

By Gemma Parkes | 11 September 2017

Grand Designs Live has everything you need to plan your own dream project – all under one roof.

kevin mccloud speaking into a microphone at grand designs live

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 9th – 13th October 2019. The event offers visitors an opportunity to see all the latest trends for the home and gain a wealth of expert advice. Hosted by self-build and design guru Kevin McCloud, the event is packed with more than 400 exhibitors, providing ideas and inspiration for your very own Grand Design, whether big or small.

Grab your chance to meet industry professionals and experienced self-builders and learn how to budget and project manage successfully. We’ve shortlisted the events that no budding self-builder will want to miss.

Ask an Expert

man and woman at a desk getting expert advice from a woman at grand designs live

Get a free 30-minute consultation with industry professionals ready to help with any aspect of your build project. Bring plans, drawings and budgets to get the most out of your session.

Meet the Grand Designers

kevin mccloud sitting on a sofa with grand designers joe stuart and lina nilsson at grand designs live london 2018

Image: Alistair Veryard

Planning a self-build project? Running everyday of the show, why not hear from the people who have done it before, as well as a panel of our resident experts for dynamic Q&A sessions covering everything from finance to planning.

Under the Stairs Project

Illustration of the Under the Stairs Project at Grand Designs Live 2019

Image: Fabio Zimbalatti, Media 10 Ltd

The Under the Stairs Project is a new interiors feature that will see eight interior designers showcase bespoke installations, using the space under the stairs. Visitors will be given the opportunity to browse and pick up inspirations for their own mini grand designs.

If you’re an interior designer or an aspiring interior designer and would like to find out more about getting involved in the upcoming competition, register here.