Woman with disabilities on Location Location Location

Fans of Location Location Location will have last night seen partners in crime Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer focusing the latest property search on London to find a home for wheelchair user Claire who has cerebral palsy.

Claire - Location Location Location - image - inspiremagazineuk.wordpress.com

Not only is it great that they featuring an independent woman with disabilities, but Claire is also their youngest buyer with the biggest budget. Only 18-years-old and having just finished her first year of university, Claire has a whopping £1,700,00 to invest in a property, just a small part of the payout she was awarded after complications at birth resulted in her disability. Her dream is for somewhere on the Southbank, and ultimately a home with easy access to her university campus, London’s hot spots, and most importantly somewhere that will enable her independence.

Location Location Location - Southbank London - image - inspiremagazineuk.wordpress.com

Claire's chosen Borough Penthouse

I was really impressed with how the show portrayed Claire’s story; they didn’t focus unnecessarily on her disability, instead looking at her personality and success, as well as the practicalities of buying somewhere when in a wheelchair. However it would be good to see another show in the future where Kirstie and Phil assist someone with a disability but a more realistic budget.

Oh and being a girl, I have to comment on Claire’s fabulous style. I wish I had as much sophistication when I was 18, and such good shoes!

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September 17, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Entertainment.


  1. ab replied:

    came across this artical after watching this episode in oz. it was really sweet what they did for her, and thought clare herself was a lovely woman…

  2. raj replied:

    clare we love ya!

  3. Jenny replied:

    I watched this episode last night and thought that it was brilliant. Claire is a real inspiration.

    • alan dixon replied:

      what you have overcome in your life is nothing short of brilliant and truly inspiring to others, well done claire you are a beautiful and extremely couragous and clever woman, luv you to bits x

  4. Property Finder London replied:

    First I would like to appriciate you for the valuable information sharing with us. Thanks for making informative blog.

  5. G replied:

    Great episode,

    She knew what she wanted and got it, I like that.

    Does anyone know the dance music track playing at the end of the show?

  6. grossiste decoration de mariage replied:

    Hi! I’ve been following your site for a long time now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Austin Tx! Just wanted to mention keep up the fantastic work!

  7. john replied:

    An very inspiring lady thank you

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