Grand Designs Live

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH MAY 2013

ADDRESS
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Newham, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
4th May 2013 until 12th May 2013
 
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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272-283 Victoria Dock Road, E16 | 2 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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Orchard Place, E14 | 15 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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London > Shopping >
Bank Street, E14 | 2 miles from Grand Designs Live
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 29 minutes from Grand Designs Live
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
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Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 34 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, , E16 | 12 minutes from Grand Designs Live
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Fatboys Diner
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Trinity Bouy Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Grand Designs Live
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The Making Space
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10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.5 miles from Grand Designs Live
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The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2.3 miles from Grand Designs Live
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ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
DATES  28th, 29th and 30th November 2014
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
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NDC London 2014NDC London 2014Software development conference.3rd December 2014Friday 5th December 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
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event > Business Events > Conferences
PRICING  phone for prices
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VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
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Flood Defence & Prevention ExpoFlood Defence & Prevention ExpoConference and exhibition for water management professionals concerned with flooding.4th December 2014Friday 5th December 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 4th and Friday 5th December 2014 - 10am-5pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
Conference and exhibition for water management professionals concerned with flooding.
The State Of The Art Meeting: ConferenceThe State Of The Art Meeting: ConferenceA gathering for intensive care professionals.8th December 2014Wednesday 10th December 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
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event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  8th December 2014 at 8.30am-6.20pm, 9th December 2014 at 7.30am-6.45pm & 10th December 2014 at 8am-4.15pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
A gathering for intensive care professionals.
The Miss World Show 2014The Miss World Show 2014Miss World 2014 is selected from 130 international contestants. The show has raised almost $1 billion for worldwide charitable causes.14th December 2014Sunday 14th December 2014 Where:
ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
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The Miss World Show 2014
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
PRICING  phone for prices
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VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
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ExCel London Exhibition Centre,   One Western Gateway  Royal Victoria Dock    E16 1XL
Category: event
 
Telegraph Cruise Show London
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
DATES  9th and 10th January 2015 at 10am-5pm & 11th January 2015 at 10am-4pm
VENUE  ExCel London Exhibition Centre 
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