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Amazing spaces: floating homes and houseboat hotspots

George Clarke's new Channel 4 TV series Amazing Spaces follows up-cycling expert Max McMurdo as he creates an ingenious floating home from a shipping container. As more Londoners take to the water, we get the lowdown on what houseboat life is really like.

Property insider: houseboats on the Thames

Russell Day, director of specialist estate agent River Homes, gives his insider lowdown on houseboat living, from the most sought-after waterside postcodes to the latest luxury homes and floating pieds-à-terre.