Grand Designs Live

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH MAY 2013

ADDRESS
, One Western Gateway, Newham, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL
 
 
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Dates:
  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
10am - 6pm daily
 
PRICES
Weekend advance (includes Bank Holiday Monday): £15; Weekday advance: £12; Children 15 and under go FREE when accompanied by an adult
 

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Grand Designs LiveBased on the hugely popular Channel 4 TV series, in which the general public aim to build their dream homes, the multi-award winning Grand Designs Live returns to ExCel Centre this spring. Presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, the show is the perfect place to come for ideas and inspiration for the home with over 500 exhibitors, top TV celebrities, shopping and fabulous show features. Whether you're building a conservatory, renovating a new home or just trying to sort out your hideous living room, there will be something for you at this ultimate exhibition for people passionate about home and garden design.

 

About ExCel London Exhibition Centre

A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London's purpose built exhibition centre opened in 2000. Since then ExCel has quickly established itself as an exciting addition to the city. The range of flexible, high-spec rooms is second to none, as is their customer support service. More about ExCel London Exhibition Centre

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    The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Leisure > Activities
    Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 34 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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    The Trafalgar Tavern
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    Park Row, SE10 | 2.1 miles from Grand Designs Live
    The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 2.4 miles from Grand Designs Live
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 29 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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    The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 21 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 25 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from Grand Designs Live
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