Renovation

The £100k House: Tricks of the Trade. Big ideas on micro budgets

From a disastrous extension that's turned a house into building site, to the dilapidated London flat of a family who crave space and serenity - seven architects work to transform the homes of cash-strapped owners, in the latest BBC2 home improvement series...

 

Some of 2015's hottest home makeovers and renovation projects

Get renovation inspiration as we take a tour of the top designer homes of the year, including a derelict house in Whitechapel that was bought for £300k and now restored is worth £1.5 million, a scout hut transformed into a stylish B&B, and a "brick-and-concrete box" that was turned into a vibrant family home on a budget...

The Grill Room at the Grand, restaurant review: First-class dining in

For all the cuddly Thomas the Tank Engine nostalgia that surrounds Britain's railway history, it should never be forgotten that this was the story of capitalism in the raw. In the 19th century, fortunes were made but more typically lost and the winners were only too keen to signal their grand ambitions to the world.

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