Episode 3 - Walthamstow

Georgia Black and her partner Gabriel Gottlieb live in Walthamstow with their 10 month old son. They decided to use money from an inheritance to renovate their home.

Watch 11:10 Wednesday 29 Apr 2015 on Channel 5

They hoped the build would be completed in 4 months – but over a year later, it still wasn’t finished. This bodge job exacerbated an already stressful time for the vulnerable family – Georgia was expecting their first child, and Gabriel’s father died during the build. 

John, Laura and Edward meet a tall order and strive to create a space where the couple can find sanctuary after months of them living in a house that doesn’t feel like a home.  The task proves a challenge as Laura tries to track down a carpet fitter last minute, John has to pull in some favours for a shower tray and Edward opens up the bedroom with some DIY artwork and tactile storage. 

Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 3 - Walthamstow of Cowboy Builders and Bodge Jobs we worked with many generous, talented suppliers across the exterior and interior of the house build and refit. Click the link below and find out more about who helped us on this episode.

Hooson Development Limited

Building Services supplied by Hooson Development Limited, Garethhooson@hotmail.co.uk, 07886 682 733 

Edward Robinson ID Ltd

Interior Design by Edward Robinson ID Ltd 

Francesca Parratt

Decorating carried out by Francesca Parratt 07956 073 251


Square shower tray kindly donated by AKW +44 (0)1905 823 298


Carpet and flooring protection kindly supplied by Packexe; 01392 438191 sales@packexe.co.uk 

Network Waste

Skips supplied by Network Waste, 0800 652 1109, 

The Range

In store visit at The Range 02392 667174; customerservice@therange.co.uk 

Greycoat Law

Law expert with Isabelle Parasram of Greycoat Law, 0208989 9111, office@greycoatlaw.co.uk 

Cumbria Projects

Cumbria Projects, Management Company, onscreen advice on project management, contact Paul Custers

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