Grand Designs property MAPPED: Peak District, London and Derbyshire – locations | Property | Life & Style

Grand Designs gives fanatics of fantastic houses the latest in property news thanks to presenter Kevin McCloud, 58, from Bedfordshire. Many viewers tune in to see the stunning builds in all their glory, and watch the owners as they struggle through the pitfalls of building your own house. With over 18 series and almost 200 episodes, Grand Designs has long acted as escapism and inspiration for those who dream of constructing their own perfect home. Now a map, created by roof-stores.co.uk, can reveal the exact location of Grand Designs properties…

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Conservatories remain as popular as ever with a range of designs | Property | Life & Style

But there’s been a big shift in fashion when it comes to their design. Those with big budgets will still opt for traditional styles but others may consider the new trend for “glass box” rooms with sliding doors. “Well-constructed attractive wooden orangeries or slate roofed sunrooms appear on the wish list of the majority of our clients,” says Carol Peett “They add value as they are far more flexible and useable year-round.” Carol adds that some conventional uPVC conservatories can actually put off buyers. “This is a major change from…

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Brexit news: Grand Designs’ Kevin McCloud predicts construction CRISIS | Property | Life & Style

Brexit will have a number of effects on the UK property market, with some experts predicting house prices will fall. However, Kevin McCloud, 58, of Grand Designs, has warned there may also be a construction “crisis” on the horizon after Brexit. Brexit will happen on Friday 29 March 2019 at 11pm, according to an Article 50 deadline set by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Kevin was quick to acknowledge the benefits Brexit may have for construction and building in the UK. He said: ““A freedom from some of the restrictions…

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