REALITY TV star Peter Andre visited Colchester to give a family’s home a surprise makeover.

ITV’s Peter Andre’s 60 Minute Makeover was filmed at house in Hazelton Road yesterday.

Crews with vans full of filming equipment, furniture and tools took over the road between 7am and 6pm.

Interior designer Linda Barker had the task of designing the rooms and was there to oversee the work.

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