We’ve found a plot! – Paul & Blanka

Frustrated by the lack of suitable plots and high rental prices Paul & Blanka take advantage of the opportunities at Graven Hill

They decide to take matters into their own hands and create a
cost-effective, eco-friendly home.
 
They build their house with hempcrete but this comes with challenges, namely that the labour costs are more than they imagined. This requires a significant amount of tolerance and patience from his family. However, the Graven Hill community spirit comes to the fore with neighbours helping Paul & Blanka – and in return he helps them.
 
As Paul says, “it’s a cosy, friendly, positive community.”

Catch Paul & Blanka in Episode 3 of Grand Designs: The Street
Original episode air date: Thursday 18 April 2019

Catch up on Paul & Blanka’s episode

The details

How many bedrooms/bathrooms?

Number of bedrooms: 4
Number of bathrooms: 3

How long did it take?

Building started in June 2016 and was completed in August 2018

How much was the final build cost?

Around £190,000

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Paul & Blanka's Home

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“Graven Hill offers a lot of things, but the simple fact it provides availability is just a quantum-leap forward in terms of housing in this country.”

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