Production Company: Ricochet
Kent Locations Used: Margate, Thanet
With nearly a million empty properties in the UK, BBC One series Britain’s Empty Homes travels the country, looking at vacant buildings and showing potential buyers how they can easily be transformed into an enjoyable home.
Throughout the series, presenter Joe Crowley works with local empty property officers to see how they can tackle the issue of Britain’s Empty Homes and showcases the work that has been put into the empty homes to make use of their full potential.
The fourth series features several episodes in Thanet, where Joe meets Mike Thompson, Thanet District Council’s Empty Properties Officer, to discuss how they have successfully turned around many properties in the area, transforming them from disused buildings to ideal family homes.
Thanet is in East Kent and the main towns include Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. The area has no less than nine blue flag beaches, some with white cliff faces as well as seafront promenades, harbours and parks.
Don’t miss the Thanet episodes of Britain’s Empty Homes which are on BBC One at 11:00am on 17th, 19th, 20th, 24th September 2012 and 4th October 2012.
For more information about filming in Kent email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Britain’s Empty Homes visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00zpdh4
For more information about Thanet visit: http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/destinations/margate/10537?microSiteId=210
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