The cost of a wooden conservatory depends on a number of factors, including the size of the conservatory, the finish and your property’s requirements. While wooden conservatories will cost more than a uPVC one, you might be surprised about the difference in quality and look for the extra cost.
Generally, there are two types of wood that installers use for conservatories: softwood and hardwood. Softwood usually refers to European redwood or Siberian larch, and is the cheapest to buy because it grows much faster than hardwoods. However, softwood conservatories may only last between 7-15 years, so might not work out to be as cost effective. Therefore, it’s best to choose a conservatory company that can install a hardwood conservatory for you as they are much better quality.
Depending on the type of wood your wooden conservatory is made from, how big it is and what style you want to go for, you should expect to spend anywhere between £25,000 - £60,000. The most expensive type of wood for a conservatory is likely to be oak, which is very strong and can be manufactured to make it bug and pest-resistant and still have a polished look. Although it’s the most expensive, it also looks the best, will probably last longest and will need very little maintenance.