Timber Frame Self Build Cost Calculator

Here is a spreadsheet to calculate the indicative costs of a self build timber frame house.  Please enter the required details (in the shaded outlined boxes) to calculate the indicative cost.  If you have any questions about this calculator then please contact us, call us on 0118 971 2181 or email us.

This is a good initial indicator of likely costs to build your dream home – but remember it’s always possible to look for the best deals to save on these costs.  For example – like using our competitively priced premium timber frame packages.  Also, if you have the time and the necessary skills you could also carry out portions of the works yourself and save even more money on labour costs.

Grand Total Cost of Self Build Timber Frame House

£246,114

 

Total Floor Area (upstairs + downstairs) Square Metres
Square Feet
Total Floor Area (square metres)
200.00
Shorter Wall Length (metres)
7.86
Longer Wall Length (metres)
12.72
External Wall Length (metres)
41.16

 

Architect, Planning & Surveys
£28,684
Architect, planning & building regulations (5% of build cost)
£13,993
Engineer
£3,300
Planning fees
£840
Building Regulations fees
£1,392
Site survey
£1,500
Soil survey
£2,500
Additional surveys required for planning e.g. Environmental
£3,000
Scaffolding
£5,500
NHBC Premier warranty
£3,900

 

Groundworks
£41,160
Site set up including fencing, WC and storage cabins
£2,900
Prepare site and remove debris
£4,000
Excavate foundations and fill trench with concrete
£8,800
Construct brick and blockwork up to damp proof course
£3,800
Construct concrete insulated oversite and 70mm floor screed
£14,300
Soakaways for surface water drainage
Number
£800
Metres of Foul Water Drainage (including man holes)
Metres
£2,800
Metres of Surface Water Drainage (including man holes)
Metres
£1,020
Dropped Kerb
£2,740

 

Landscaping
£7,449
Drives per sq mt (Gravel on sub-base)
Square Metres
£2,091
Paths and patio pr sq mt
Square Metres
£2,618
Soft landscaping borders turfing provisional cost
£2,740

 

Building
£209,043
Timber Frame Panels
Select U Value
£51,428
Internal stud partitioning £1,820
Posi-joists and flooring £5,300
Roof trusses standard per sq mt of sloping area £5,797
Roof Tiles £12,585
Soffit & Fascia £3,400
Roof Dormers £0
Gutters & Drain Pipes £2,263
Outside Wall Covering £17,400
Chimney flu and fireplace £5,568
Fire breaks £348
1st fix carpentry: noggins, door linings, loft hatch & carcassing £1,296
Pipe casings,cupboard carcassing and window boards £1,740
2nd fix carpentry: doors, furniture,skirting, architrave £5,800
Fitted wardrobes with shelves and doors £1,560
Kitchen supply and fix £12,500
Stairs £2,436
Utility room supply and fix £1,392
Plasterboard plus skim plaster £11,954
300mm Glass fibre in roof space £3,380
Ceramic wall tiling Square Metres £1,175
Floor tiling Square Metres £2,835
External Doors & Windows (2 entrance, 2 patio & 16 windows) £23,200
Double detached garage Required £29,000
Decorations £4,872

 

Heating, Plumbing & Electricity
Plumbing & Heating
Electrics
Sanitary ware
Electric fittings
Electricity services connection
Water & sewage connections

 

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