Makeover king Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen owns a £1.6million manor home in Gloucestershire, a barn conversion he supplied from Prince Charles and a vacation home in Cornwall.
However he has restful complained about struggling financially ‘in a center-class blueprint’.
‘We’re extremely prosperous, but it absolutely’s in property,’ he stated. ‘We’re at a serious point.’
Now the Altering Rooms smartly-known particular person is planning to expand his empire restful further. Laurence and spouse Jackie have confidence filed plans to compose a three-bed home within the garden of their Jacobean mansion in relation to Cirencester, Glos.
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen pictured alongside with his spouse Jackie at the 2009 Classical Brit Awards in London
The proposed 5,000 sq feet home will be designed in an Arts and Crafts fashion, linked to the couple’s huge sixteenth-century home.
They’d hoped to promote the principle home but took it off the market last yr after merchants weren’t tempted — even supposing Llewelyn-Bowen toned down its garish decor to compose it extra attention-grabbing.
The dwelling of Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, pictured, has his persona stamped all the blueprint via it
The plans philosophize: ‘The proposed residing will be physically separated by a 1.5m-excessive natural stone wall, though a pedestrian gate will allow entry between the 2 dwellings.’
The interior manufacture guru owns his holiday home in Port Isaac, north Cornwall, and has urged others to notice his instance.
He stated: ‘I’m excited about folks coming right here and shopping 2d properties.’ Nevertheless, his put a query to excited Cornish locals, who stated: ‘The Llewelyn-Bowens and their ilk are destroying native communities.’
Chopper job with the royals
Prince Charles and Camilla had a ‘furry abilities’ when their helicopter used to be compelled to compose an emergency landing en path to Wales in 2014 — so they’re wanting to steer fantastic of further such drama.
The Royal Family’s dart department is recruiting a landing exclaim officer to produce ‘the highest standards of helicopter provider’ as the royals jet about on real engagements.
The ad says: ‘Becoming a member of this crew, you’ll be accountable for offering excessive-glorious landing exclaim toughen companies and products for a Sikorsky S-seventy six helicopter or AgustaWestland 109S.’
Basically essentially based at RAF Odiham in Hampshire, responsibilities additionally encompass landing exclaim surveys, refuelling and ‘on-exclaim toughen for the airplane and crew’.
Some philosophize royal dart budgets are sky excessive — but the pay is a maximum of £26,000 a yr.
‘We’re recruiting to change a retiring member of group,’ says a spokesman. ‘It is real dart funded by the Sovereign Grant.’
Even the heir to the throne is now not resistant to the giddiness of Dim Friday.
Purchasers at Prince Charles’s Highgrove stores had been supplied huge money financial savings with £10 off whisky and fizz.
Emails even went out selling the day previous to this’s annual sales tournament.
Nothing’s sacred in relation to earning a buck for the Prince and his charitable foundation. And it’s now not correct Dim Friday — the Highgrove supply lasts all weekend.