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Series 9-Episode 6

Series 9-Episode 6

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When he lost three limbs after stepping on a land mine in Afghanistan, Royal Marine captain Jon’s life changed for ever. Home had been a crooked chocolate-box Devonshire cottage that was now totally unsuitable, so he needed a place where he could live independently.

Jon and his partner Becky opted to build somewhere themselves that would be practical and yet have no noticeable adaptations for Jon’s disabilities. It’s a heck of a challenge.

Meanwhile, on BBC2’s The House That £100K Built, twice-widowed Sumati Bala attempts to build a new home in Northumberland on a minuscule budget after she was forced to demolish what she’d thought was a “perfect” retirement home.

Summary

Kevin McCloud meets dairy farmer Andrew Ainslie and his artist wife Meryl in Marlborough, Wiltshire. Their current house is separate from their land, so they want to build a new home close to their 200-head herd of cattle. The project involves constructing an ultra-modern barn-like building from engineered timber, with a barrel-shaped zinc roof, which will combine functionality with high-finish craftsmanship.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Kevin McCloud
Executive Producer Charlie Bunce
Series Producer Madeleine Hall

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