The hapless Purvis brothers (Robson Green and Stephen Tomkinson) are back for a 2nd series of the highly successful comedy drama, 'Grafters'. This time they undertake their own building project however nothing quite goes to plan for our valiant heroes! The Purvis brothers Joe (Robson Green) and Trevor (Stephen Tomkinson) are back on the South coast at Brighton. With the failure of their own business they pick up menial work on a building site working for the unscrupulous Nick Costello (David Westhead). After losing their jobs on the site they return to Newcastle and persuade their uncle, a building society manager, to fund their ambitious scheme to convert an old school into prestigious apartments. Acquiring the school from under the nose of the frustrated Costello the boys set to work but soon encounter complications with both their building project and with the ladies!