Grand Designs Season 8 Episode 1 - Cheltenham: The Underground House
Synopsis: A couple, Zoe and Tim Bawtree, who live in a Regency house in Cheltenham that is expensive to run decide to sell up and build a modern low maintenance house in their back garden. However, height restrictions mean they have to build 60 per cent of their new home underground and neighbours make 90 complaints about their planning application. Undeterred, the pair continue as planned, but the project encounters further problems including the departure of the builders. Series featuring the challenges faced by eight people designing and building their dream houses.
Air Date: January 16, 2008