The Block 2018: Meet the contestants who will transform St. Kilda's Gatwick Hotel

Everything you need to know about the new season!

By Tina Burke

The 14th season of The Block is almost here!

The latest batch of Blockheads will transform the infamous Gatwick Hotel in St. Kilda, with the season due to premiere on Sunday, August 5, at 7pm on the Nine Network.

The 2018 TV WEEK Logie Award-winning series will return with hosts Shelley Craft and Scott Cam, along with foremen Dan Reilly and Keith Schleiger. Judges Neale Whitaker, Shaynna Blaze and Darren Palmer are also returning.

Shelley Craft and Scott Cam at the 2018 TV WEEK Logie Awards.
Shelley Craft and Scott Cam at the 2018 TV WEEK Logie Awards.

Over 11 weeks, five teams will transform their own luxury apartment space with a budget of $220,000.

The ambitious teams are all competing to win the $100,000 prize-money. Plus, all teams will keep any profit made when their apartments go under the hammer at live public auction later this year.

There are five very different spaces up for grabs in the Gatwick building. There are three apartments within the old, heritage section of the building, and two rooftop properties that need to be built from scratch. Plus, one of the original apartments has a safe with hidden treasures inside.

Within the first 48 hours of the competition, the contestants will be tasked with creating a kids bedroom from start to finish. The team that wins this challenge will have first choice of which apartment space they want to transform.

Click through to see the full list of 2018 The Block contestants below!

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