Electrical Work Price Guide

You’ll need a budget of anything between approximately £40 and £4,750 for an electrical project, depending on the nature of the work you want doing. The size of your property and your location are both factors that could make the project more or less expensive.

Different companies will charge different amounts for electrical work, as they’ll all have different costs they’ll need to meet. Here are some approximate prices to help you work out roughly how much you’ll probably end up spending.

Type of electrical work Approx. cost
Rewiring £2,750-£4,750 (based on a full rewire of a 3-bed house)
Replacing a socket or light switch £85-£150
Adding an additional socket or light switch Up to £300
Replacing a fuse box £300
FAT/PAT testing £40+
Surveying £120-£180



It’s sensible to get at least 3 quotes for electrical work from a range of different companies in your area. This will give you a good idea of the local market and how much you’ll need to spend.

To get up to 4 quotes from local electricians, start your project with Quotatis.

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