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Electrician prices

Electrician prices

Here are some sample prices of electrical works, depending on the performance of works :

Wiring - 3 bed house
Wiring - Bathroom
Wiring - Kitchen
Central heating - wiring circuits
Adding new socket
Consumer unit

Full rewire - 2 bed flat
Full rewire - 2 bed house
Full rewire - 4 bed house
Loft conversion - wiring
Periodic electrical inspection - including certificate

Sample prices for consumer unit install

The consumer unit is still what most people refer to as the 'fuse box' The prices shown here are to put in a new consumer unit (including test unless stated) of different configurations and include all the paperwork required, materials and of course labour charges. The cost of installing consumer units has risen dramatically in recent years due to increased safety legislation.

Detailed Description of Work Price/Cost Units Location Last Updated
Installation of a 17th edition fuse board on a existing installation of about 9 to 10 circuits including certs £400 all in. £400 item/job London 2009-03-17
Supply & Fit 17th Edition Consumer Unit with 10 circuits. test for Part P, NICEIC £680 item/job London 2009-03-17
supply and fit 17th consumer unit/upgrade main tails and bonding/test and certify fault finding @ £15ph extra. £250 item/job Crewe 2009-03-10
To upgrade an old fuse box with a modern consumer unit and install earth bonding £540 item/job Cardiff 2009-03-02
Rented house - Fit 8 way consumer unit (2 spare ways) to 17th edition standards e.g. duel RCD, earth bonding to gas and water (water difficult as no access under floor due to laminate flooring), full test and Part P certificate, PAT test 12 appliances £380 item/job Manchester 2009-02-26
Supply & Fit 6 way consumer unit with individual RCCBO`s and main switch to comply with BS7671:2008. Issue test certificate, part p registered. £300 item/job Coventry 2009-02-07
To replace consumer unit in average 3/4 bedroom dwelling with split RCD protection of circuits and RCBO protection of 1 circuit (eg. smoke detectors) Board: (5+5+2), test, inspect, and certify to 17th edition and part p. Any remedial works to existing circuits, earth bonding etc will be extra. £700 item/job Hants/Wilts 2009-02-02
Upgrade concumer unit to 17th edition double split load. No main bonding required. Test and certify extra. £420 item/job GU5 2009-01-27
Install 2x dual RCD 5+5 way consumer unit. Price includes materials & labour. Full test of circuits, certification & part p cert. Covers 1 hr fault finding if necessary on problem circuit/s. Earthing and bonding upgrade extra. £450 item/job Northants 2009-01-16
replacing old consumer unit with new 17th edition crabtree consumer unit (average 6x6 ways double RCD). Fully tested and inspected with certificate any extra work e.g bonding and cable replacment extra. £250 item/job Plymouth 2009-01-07
Replacement of fuse wire type consumer unit with new system up to current regs (17th editions). Includes twin RCD switches and MCB's £250 item/job Cambridge 2009-01-06
supply & install new 17th edition consumer unit 6+6 £400 item/job Edinburgh 2009-01-03

To find out more about prices visit www.whatprice.co.uk

See also:


Recommended :

17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations: Inspection, Testing and Certification Requirements for Electrical Installations: BS 7671:2008 Incorporating Amendment No 1: 2011: IET Wiring Regulations
17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations: Explained and Illustrated  On-Site Guide: (BS 7671:2008 Wiring Regulations, incorporating Amendment No 1:2011) (Iet Wiring Regulations)

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