Episode 39 - Bristol

Today we’re back in Bristol with Caroline, Mike Ball and their three children.

Watch 11:10 Friday 19 June 2015 on Channel 5

When the team first caught up with them we saw how the Balls’ dream of having a kitchen-diner extension had been dashed due to an unfinished build and it was up to Melinda, Dan, Chris, Edward and the team to get the job done, but it wasn’t an easy one!

Caroline, a keen chef, really wanted to extend their house for their growing family and dreamt of having a kitchen area which would be the heart of the home – somewhere the children could play, where they could dine and entertain and most importantly somewhere that Caroline could share her love of cooking with her children and teach them how to bake cakes. Unfortunately, with a husband away working Monday to Friday and left with just a shell of an extension and no kitchen, plus looking after three very young children, had really taken its toll on Caroline and it was up to Melinda to get Caroline back on track who had been feeling she’d really changed as a mum. 

Meanwhile Chris Payne and his team of builders set about transforming this kitchen area but with plumbing and flooring issues had they been able to create Caroline’s dream kitchen?

Edward Robinson had been given a free reign but did his bold choices go down well and did Caroline’s shopping choices work with his own design scheme or clash?
Now Edward’s back in Bristol to see how Caroline’s been getting on with that kitchen and whether it did transform family life for the Balls. He’s also taken along John Russell with him to give further inspiration and motivation to the Balls – but will they take up the challenge?



Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 39 - Bristol 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.

Chris Payne Home Improvements

Chris Payne – Build Team- Chris Payne Home Improvements -,info@cjpayne.com 01244 659405 / 07854965967

Edward Robinson ID Ltd

Interior Design by Edward Robinson ID Ltd 

Leigh Cooper

Decorator – Leigh Cooper 07564 497958

Cheshire Carpentry and Interiors

Plumbing and Carpentry carried out Mike Cooper of Cheshire Carpentry and Interiors, 07821 983 959, 

Mini Moderns

Wallpaper kindly supplied by Mini Moderns

Buy Direct For You

 Eiffel Chairs, Eiffel bar stools, Eiffel Kids chairs and Retro wooden table kindle supplied by Buy Direct For You, 01509 606118

The Range

In store visit with The Range 02392 667174; 

Network Waste

Skips supplied by Network Waste, 0800 652 1109


Carpet and flooring protection kindly supplied by Packexe; 01392 438191

Little Miss Cake maker

Little Miss Cake maker with Samantha Whittingham, 07877 259142,  


Baking accessories kindly provided by Tala 01225 859635 

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