Bang on Budget Season 1
S01 E01Jun 10, 2018
Episode 1 Jun 10, 2018 In the first episode, Lucy and Harry have to bring in a complex build on a tight budget for the Flinter family. Combining the kitchen and dining room in this Victorian three-bed home is the first step in creating one big living space. The family wants a handleless kitchen, some funky flooring and stainless steel work tops. Plus, they are splashing out on an expensive mural that looks like spilt paint. Upstairs, sports-mad son Jack wants a football-themed room. Can Lucy come up with a perfect design and keep the build on budget?
S01 E02Jun 17, 2018
Episode 2 Jun 17, 2018 In this episode Lucy and Harry are in Newport, Wales. Hayley has inherited the home she grew up in, but before she and her two kids move in they need to do a serious update to the 70s dÚcor. Everything is pink including the bathroom. Can Lucy create the ambitious country-style kitchen Hayley wants, and give son Evan and daughter Ellie a powerful shower that will beat the current one that is no better than 'a trickle of urine'?
S01 E03Jun 24, 2018
Episode 3 Jun 24, 2018 Lucy meets a couple after her own heart: Neil and Kerry from Bristol are the king and queen of bargain hunters when it comes to getting great deals on everything from kitchen appliances to end-of-line loos. They even save a fortune on builders by doing it themselves. The couple have left the kitchen and utility rooms till last; can Lucy and Harry help them squeeze every penny to create a quirky modern kitchen with a monumental island? One thing's for sure: the colour yellow is going to be key. Kerry wants yellow walls, a yellow banquette seat and even yellow grouting between the tiles. Will Lucy and Harry be able to help them balance the bright colour whilst balancing the books?
S01 E04Jul 1, 2018
Episode 4 Jul 1, 2018 Living in a small city flat means space is at a premium. So, can Lucy and Harry create a layout for this tiny two bed Victorian flat in Clapton that will work for everyone and still accommodate a cosy sofa and dining area? Plus, it's time to bid farewell to the beige bedroom and create somewhere with super cool urban flair. But with owner Amanda dead set on spending 4,000 pounds on fitted wardrobes, will there be any money left to transform these rooms?
S01 E05Jul 8, 2018
Episode 5 Jul 8, 2018 Lucy Alexander and Harry Hoffen help a couple to create a bright modern kitchen diner and a hotel-style bathroom - but the budget may not stretch to completing the project
S01 E06Jul 22, 2018
Episode 6 Jul 22, 2018 Lucy Alexander and Harry Hoffen take on their biggest build to date. Dorrie and Simon Dowling recently bought a 1930s house on the south coast that features a massive wrap around conservatory, a 12 seater hot tub and a fussy 80s kitchen. Once they have got rid of those it's time to knock down a few walls to create the grey shaker style kitchen-diner they have set their hearts on. With expensive taste but no budget to match, how can Lucy and Harry help them transform the house into the home they want? And will the double-sided log burner send the budget up in smoke?
S01 E07Jul 29, 2018
Episode 7 Jul 29, 2018 Lucy Alexander and Harry Hoffen give a house in Bristol a 1930s-style sitting room and sumptuous master bedroom for a couple whose budget is rapidly running out
S01 E08Aug 20, 2018
Episode 8 Aug 20, 2018 Lucy Alexander and builder Harry Hoffen help to turn tired homes into stunning spaces. Lucy and Harry visit Newport in Wales to help retired GP Sian and her physiotherapist husband Jeremy. Their kids have flown the nest and they've downsized, but they can't decide what to do with their tired bedroom and bathroom. Harry comes to the rescue with some glitter grout and storage solutions, while Lucy sources some shimmering tiles and fabulous floral wallpaper.
S01 E09Aug 21, 2018
Episode 9 Aug 21, 2018 Liz and Sam have designer taste but don't have the budget to match. Their ground floor needs major remodelling with the front door opening into the middle of the sitting room and a lean-to in the kitchen that needs tearing down. Can Lucy and Harry come up with a layout to unlock the house's potential? The budget is tight but Liz and Sam have already coughed up £3000 for a sofa. It's a case of reusing, upcycling and thinking out of the box to bring this modern, stylish build in on budget.
S01 E10Aug 22, 2018
Episode 10 Aug 22, 2018 Mary and Andy Yiannadji are desperate to make their new house feel like a home, and have fallen for a white high-gloss kitchen but the style they like is way out of their budget
S01 E11Aug 23, 2018
Episode 11 Aug 23, 2018 Chloe wants to create a cosy home for herself and her son Huxley. She wants a retro sitting room, but with a very small budget she does not think it can be done
S01 E12Aug 24, 2018
Episode 12 Aug 24, 2018 Lucy Alexander and builder Harry Hoffen help fireman Craig and his wife Suzanne whose bedroom, last decorated 20 years ago, is a dated disaster with peeling wallpaper. They also transform the couple's youngest son Kyle's babyish blue bedroom into a cool teen space
S01 E13Aug 27, 2018
Episode 13 Aug 27, 2018 Lucy Alexander and Harry Hoffen head to the home a couple who want a classic Shaker-style kitchen and a traditional bathroom, but have limited funds available
S01 E14Aug 28, 2018
Episode 14 Aug 28, 2018 Not many homes in Birmingham boast a faux medieval archway. Tracy's does, and she wants to keep it; so she tasks Lucy Alexander with creating a design that incorporates it
S01 E15Aug 29, 2018
Episode 15 Aug 29, 2018 Paul and Gemma desire to create a purpose-built space for their cats in their home, along with a luxurious lounge with a wood burner and art deco accents
S01 E16Aug 30, 2018
Episode 16 Aug 30, 2018 Lucy Alexander and Harry Hoffen contend with making a home office, boasting a mountain of wires and cables, look good. As well as being smart and homely, it also has to house two tortoises. There's also a brand new grey gloss kitchen to buy - including all appliances
S01 E17Aug 31, 2018
Episode 17 Aug 31, 2018 Lucy Alexander and builder Harry Hoffen head to East Sussex to assist Gill, who wants a beautiful bespoke kitchen with the mother of all kitchen islands. Plus, after 20 years of living room layout frustration, Lucy sets out to reconfigure the space to make it an elegant drawing room
S01 E18Sep 3, 2018
Episode 18 Sep 3, 2018 In this episode Lucy and Harry try to help cab driver Ian and his wife Jackie get the high-end look for less. They were married in Scotland and are keen to inject a Highland theme into their 1960s home with a splash of tartan. And they have the hall and stairway consider. Will a groovy sputnik light blow their budget?
S01 E19Sep 4, 2018
Episode 19 Sep 4, 2018 An L-shaped room is always a challenge but even more so if you're working to a tight budget. Lucy and Harry suggest moving Stephen and Maria's doorway and zoning the room to make it work for the family. But they hadn't counted on Stephen and Maria spending £250 on light bulbs. Can Lucy and Harry claw back the cash somewhere else in the build?
S01 E20Sep 5, 2018
Episode 20 Sep 5, 2018 Paul and Margaret in Milton Keynes have foster children and grandchildren to feed, so it's unsurprising that their kitchen's overused and underloved. Its five doorways make it feel like spaghetti junction and it just doesn't work for the family. Paul and Margaret have fallen in love with a designer grey and yellow kitchen but it's more than double their budget. Can Lucy and Harry get the look for less? Lucy and Harry also source music speakers for the shower and an LED tap light to give the family bathroom some nightclub chic.