Completed Projects

Keith's Project

In early 2016 Keith broke the news that he had been diagnosed with terminal cancer which had spread from his oesophagus to his liver and blood. Keith's project is the story behind Band of Builders...

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Dan's Project

Meet Dan, a Carpenter from Aveley, who was diagnosed with an inoperable tumour in 2017 and given a prognosis of just 18 months at the same time he found out he was to become a Father for the 3rd time...

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Ipswich Project

Our 'Ipswich project' was for a painter and decorator who was diagnosed in early January 2018 with a terminal brain tumour. We helped transform his bathroom into a modern, safe wet room...

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Sadie's Project

Sadie Jenkins, the daughter of a plasterer who was born with a range of complications including a hole in her heart, a narrowing of the aorta, as well as Pierre Robin sequence...

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Pippa's Project

Meet Pippa, the daughter of an Electrician who suffers from was a rare condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa and was born missing 90% of the skin on her hands and feet...

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Jamie's Project

Meet Jamie Thompson, a builder from Malvern in Worcestershire who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in October 2014, aged just 45...

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Martin's Project

Martin Wilks, a general builder from Almeley, fell from steps whilst at work in June 2018 and was left paralysed along with a severe brain injury.... 

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Peter's Project

Meet Peter, a plumber from Pen-Y-Garnedd, Wales, who was wheelchair bound after falling from a ladder in December 2018...

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Jonnie's Project

John Coburn, a plasterer from Holland on Sea was left wheelchair bound following a major brain aneurysm in December 2012, aged 55...

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Steve's Project

Steve, a plumbing and central heating engineer from London, began a mammoth renovation project before sadly losing his battle to cancer...

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Kyle's Project

Meet Kyle, the son of a Steel Erector from Hereford who was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis when he was just 3 days old...

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James' Project

Meet James, age 11 the son of a Plasterer from Hemel Hempstead who suffers from a rare disease called Mitochondrial Disease...

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Ronnie's Project

Ronnie was diagnosed with advancing Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in June 2018. Ronnie's condition deteriorated rapidly - losing his speech and head control in short succession...

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Chris' Project

Meet Chris, a plasterer from Norwich who was diagnosed in 2018 with Cerebellur Ataxia, a rare condition which only affects 10,000 people in the UK...

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Robert's Projects

Meet Rob, a quantity surveyor from Solihull who suffered a severe spinal cord injury when he fainted due to low blood pressure at home in October 2020...

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Andy's Project

Andrew, 56 from Lennoxtown, Glasgow was involved in a near-fatal car accident in October 2014 which caused extensive injuries including a crushed hip and pelvis, as well as internal injuries.

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Cher's Project

Meet Cher from Flitshire, who's partner is a Plaster. As a result of developing Meningococcal Septicemia in 2020, Cher has had both feet amputated after and also suffered damage to her hands...

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Tom's Project

Former bricklayer Tom Knapper from Stoke-on-Trent was diagnosed with cancer of the liver and as a result of his illnesses he can no longer maintain the house he built for his family in 1970...

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Howard's Project

Meet Howard, a Building Surveyor from Oswaldtwistle who was left severely brain damaged after suffering unexplained heart failure...

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Tess's Project

Meet Tess, who's husband is a Plasterer from South Shields. Tess is battling ovarian cancer after her dog alerted her to a lump in her abdomen...

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Kyle's Project

Meet Kyle, a rugby loving Welshman who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer which required immediate surgery and subsequent radiotherapy treatment...

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