About the series

Britain’s bravest homebuilders tackle the most rundown abandoned buildings.

Join Britain’s bravest homebuilders as they take on the country’s most rundown abandoned buildings. From crumbling water towers to deserted churches and historic farmhouses, these are the families risking everything for a new life in a unique home.


Filmed over several years, this immersive new series follows every step of these complex restoration projects, where an abandoned site is given a new life as a luxury home.

Armed with little more than sheer enthusiasm and a creative vision, these are the DIY homebuilders setting to work to transform derelict spaces into amazing places.

Every build reveals hidden facts, innovative building methods and ever-stretching budgets as these DIY builders put their lives on the line for a dream home like no other.

Narrated by Caroline Quentin.