DIY SOS: The Big Build 20th Anniversary Special (2019)

Image of four of the team featuring in the Big Build Anniversary Special, standing with mugs of tea in their hand and a big '20' balloon behind them.

DIY SOS: The Big Build 20th Anniversary Special ©BBC

Srarring: Nick Knowles
Production Company:
BBC Studios
Kent Locations: Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey

DIY SOS: The Big Build is a popular BBC show where a team take on large scale renovation projects to help families in need of expansion. They tackle everything from extensions and conversions to full scale re-models.

Kent will feature in this special episode, as production re-visit the Ratcliffe family, whose home was demolished and then rebuilt, in Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey back in 2017.

Image of four of the team featuring in the Big Build Anniversary Special, standing with mugs of tea in their hand and a big '20' balloon behind them.

The Ratcliffe Family with host Nick Knowles in 2017 ©BBC

 

Sheerness is the largest town on the Isle of Sheppey. Sheppey which regularly wins the blue flag for its clean beaches and has many pubs, restaurants, shops and other leisure attractions. Productions that have previously visited this location include Four in a Bed (2018) and Top Gear – The Sweeney (2012).

The 20th anniversary special of DIY SOS: The Big Build will air on Thursday 5th September 2019 on BBC One at 8pm.

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For more information about filming in Kent please contact: filmoffice@kent.gov.uk

For more information about the show: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0216467/

For more information about Isle of Sheppey: https://www.visitkent.co.uk/destinations/isle-of-sheppey-and-sittingbourne/