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London’s oldest power station roars back to life with 260 homes

Lots Road Power Station, which once powered the Underground network, is relaunching as a Chelsea address

Sep 29, 2022

Farmers attempt ‘longhouse’ for family and animals on Grand Designs

A couple of novice farmers battle to create a modern version of the medieval longhouse in the windswept Derbyshire Dales

Sep 29, 2022
Property News

7 London and commuter-belt housing schemes win at top UK design awards

Hidden nuclear bunkers, wayfinding for dementia patients and homes with slashed energy bills dominate the awards

Sep 23, 2022

Neighbours and maths errors jeopardise flint-box home on Grand Designs

Presenter Kevin McCloud describes the home design as a ‘rude awakening’ for its leafy Hertfordshire street

Sep 22, 2022
Property News

From Anglesey to Windsor: Everywere the Princess of Wales has lived

Here’s how the family’s new base on the Windsor Estate compares to the Princess of Wales’s past homes

Sep 16, 2022

Ambitious couple attempt concrete spaceship build on new Grand Designs

A naval captain attempts to build a sunken concrete spaceship on an ancient ‘hillfort’ in the latest episode.

Sep 15, 2022

Kent couple swap asbestos shack for futuristic home delivered by crane

A shabby post-war prefab is replaced with a twisted metal, modular home on Grand Designs. Is this the future of home building?

Sep 8, 2022

Grand Designs: Doomed Manchester rollercoaster house is quite the ride

The 23rd series of Grand Designs kicked off with a bold build plagued by setbacks.

Sep 1, 2022
Buying & Mortgages

Can first-time buyers get mortgages amid rising interest rates?

Soaring costs and rising interest rates may give would-be homebuyers pause for thought, but industry experts say the key is not to panic.

Aug 16, 2022
Property News

Revealed: London’s 10 hottest markets where homes are selling fast

The areas with the hottest sellers’ markets are in a cluster around the river Thames

Aug 4, 2022
Property News

What does current political uncertainty mean for London house prices?

Help with the cost-of-living crisis could be delayed due to the “changing of the guard” slowing the housing market

Jul 15, 2022
Property News

Tax perks and European residency on the Med’s sunshine island

The Mediterranean island has 320 days of sunshine a year and Brits can get the right to live there, in return for buying a new property worth a minimum of €300,000

Jun 28, 2022
Property News

How London house prices have changed in six years since Brexit vote

London has seen the slowest growth of all UK regions since the Brexit vote six years ago.

Jun 23, 2022
Property News

Seven-year high in first-time buyers using family help to buy a home

Last year 46 per cent of UK first-time buyers had help from a family member and market forecasters say that figure is expected to rise

Jun 7, 2022

Hall swing and kitchen disco ball add fun to Victorian semi renovation

This architect couple’s forest-inspired and family-friendly renovation won the Unique Character prize at this year’s Don’t Move, Improve! awards.

May 20, 2022

Former Sixties wreck in Forest Hill named best renovation of the year

London’s six best renovations were revealed last night, with a Sixties house transformation in Forest Hill declared the overall winner.

May 19, 2022
Buying & Mortgages

The top 10 London boroughs to buy a home with a low deposit

Become a first-time buyer nomad and search for your new home among the rich choice in the outer boroughs.

May 18, 2022
Property News

The best and worst London boroughs for new homes building

Barnet, Southwark, Wandsworth and Ealing were responsible for 30 per cent of all new homes starts in the year to March 2022

May 13, 2022

Risk team step in over threat to neighbour’s home in new Grand Designs

A pre-fab house and batchelor pad were this week’s grand designs at Graven Hill.

May 12, 2022

Kevin McCloud on the money-making homes of the not-so-distant future

Kevin McCloud on climate change homes and post pandemic design as The Streets airs and Grand Designs Live runs at the Excel

May 6, 2022

Arson almost derails Glasgow ranch build on Grand Designs’ The Streets

Arson and vandalism almost derailed this couple’s ranch house build in Glasgow.

May 5, 2022