Episode 64 - Halifax

On today’s show, Alison Cork and John Russell travel to Halifax to meet soon to be married couple Claire and Manny.

Watch 11:10 Thursday 29 Oct 2015 on Channel 5

They moved in to their first home together earlier this year and want to put their own stamp on it but are very aware of the fact that this house used to belong to Claire’s beloved grandmother and is full of memories... However, the place isn’t in great nick...

A burst boiler had left the property with extensive water damage and a DIY bodge has left a gaping hole in the kitchen ceiling, making the spare room above that un-usable... To add to the pressure, Claire wants her bridesmaids to stay over in the room the night before their wedding which is only 10 weeks away...

Builder Gareth Hooson and designer Ed Robinson can’t help with the wedding plans, but with their teams, they can do their best to get this house in order, while keeping the memories of Claire’s gran intact...

Ed upcycles a grand old wardrobe of granny’s, and Gareth and his boys fix that kitchen ceiling and install news afer  banisters and handrails in the landing... And alongside all this, Ed does a full vintage boudoir makeover on the spare bedroom. But will the happy couple say “I do” to the transformation...?

Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 64 - Halifax 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.

Hurst Development Solutions

Building Works; Hurst Development Solutions


Edward Robinson Interior Designer

Edward Robinson Interior Designer 

Annie Sloan

Clear Wax - 3 tins, Dark Wax - 2 tins, Pure - 1 tin, Old White - 1 tin, 2x Paloma, 2x Cream, 2x Chateau Grey, 2x Country Grey, 2x Paris Grey Kindly supplied by; Annie Sloan

Custom Curtains

Curtains supplied by Custom Curtains

Blinds Direct

Roller Blinds; supplied by Blinds Direct

Cream and Browne


Frozen Fusion - Ornamental Flower - White supplied by; Cream and Browne

Interior Goods Direct

Blinds and curtains by; Interior Goods Direct

New Gate Clocks

Clock supplied by New Gate Clocks 

The Range

In store visit at The Range

Laura Ashley

Josette White/ Dove Grey Damask Wallpaper supplied by; Laura Ashley

Carpets Direct

Carpets supplied by; Carpets Direct


Renensense style frame mirror supplied by; Matalan

Carpet Fitter

Mark Westfalls Carpets supplied by; Carpet Fitter 

07974 241543

Melody Maison

 Eliza White Range- white large wall mirror supplied by; Melody Maison



Mateus Lace bow with lid- Green, Lucile Napkin Rings, Linium Robert Napkins (enough for 6 settings), Silver Décor Flowers supplied by; Adventino 


Accessories supplied by; Made


Duvet inner, pillow inner, frames, cushions kindly supplied by; Dunelm

Bridge Garden rooms

Expert advice from; Bridge Garden rooms 



Bed Time Living - Florida FLO4IV 4ft Small Double Ivory Metal Bed and side table - Julian Bowen 1 drawer Kindly supplied by; Bed SOS 

The Best Wallpaper place

Wallpaper supplied by; The Best Wallpaper place 

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