A preview of Grand Designs Live 2016

Posted on 19th April 2016 by


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With Grand Designs Live on the horizon, the James Grace team are getting ready to set up shop for 9 days at London’s ExCeL.

Based on the Channel 4 series, the show promises to offer visitors a unique opportunity to see all the latest trends for the home as well as many products never seen before. If this has got you thinking about how to plan your day at the show, then look no further as we have compiled a list of unmissable highlights.

Don’t miss out on…

The Self Build Centre

Throughout the course of the show a bespoke outdoor cabin will be created using unusual building techniques, with new processes and materials demonstrated daily. There will also be talks by self-build experts.

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Kevin McCloud’s Green Heroes

For this part of the show, Kevin McCloud, the face of the Grand Designs brand has hand-picked a selection of his favourite eco-innovations. Kevin’s vast experience has given him a broad knowledge of materials and latest technologies to showcase at the event.

Grand Tech Hub

Rest your legs and prepare to be wowed at the Grand Tech Hub. The on hand tech experts present hourly talks featuring the latest in home technology, featuring the iRobot, Technogym and Dyson.

Grand Interiors Room Sets

Be inspired by the stunning room sets, designed by pioneering interior stylists. The room sets have been created with the theme ‘Famous places that never existed’, created entirely from products that are easily accessible to visitors.

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Take a break…

River Cottage Canteen

Grab some lunch at the River Cottage Canteen where they will be serving up delicious and locally sourced meals throughout the event. Everything is prepared freshly on the premises by their fantastic team of Chefs who work closely with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstal.

Of course that’s not all that Grand Designs Live has to offer, but it should give you an idea of just a few of the main attractions. We’d love to hear about what you are looking forward to on our Twitter and Facebook.

Don’t forget to stop by the Grand Interiors section to say hi to the James Grace team at stand L347 where we’ll be running an exclusive offer to attendees.

If you can’t attend the show but would be interested to see how we can help transform your home, why not request a free no obligation design visit?

Call us free on 0161 822 0030

or request a free design visit from one of our designers.