Thatched Beds shed heads to Channel Four

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A Bedford couple have been voted one of the 2014 Shed of the Year finalists and will be featuring in a forthcoming Channel Four series.

Jamie Dix and Gemma Mitchell’s shed called Little Thatch beat off more than 2,000 entires to be one of the top four sheds in its category in the annual Shed of the Year competition.

The couple will now be shown along with some of the other finalists on the three part Channel Four series Amazing Spaces - Shed of the Year.

Jamie constructed the couple’s picturesque shed which has a beautiful thatched roof, bunk beds for the children and exposed oak beams.

TV presenter and architect, Channel Four’s ‘Restoration Man’ George Clark, is helping to choose the winner.

He said: “The nation’s love for transforming their garden shed to an extension of the home is really trending right now. The TV series reveals some of the most creative, beautiful and unusual shed spaces, as well as meeting the talented people behind them.”

The winners will receive £1,000 courtesy of sponsors Cuprinol along with a wooden plaque, £100 worth of Cuprinol products and a giant crown for their shed. Shed of the Year will be shown on Channel Four at 8pm on July 24, 31, and August 7.