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Costs: Doors & Windows

A window on estimating from BCIS. Here, Neil Barnett, resource cost services manager of BCIS, the Building Cost Information Service of the RICS, provides the latest sample cost breakdowns for various types of doors, windows and curtain walling.

These guides reflect the prices a developer might expect to pay on a medium-sized residential project for products in the low to upper-middle specification range. Prices do not include for the contractor’s preliminaries, overhead and profit margin. The base date is August 2012 at UK mean location and prices are based on the BCIS Online Rates Database.

Schuco ASS 77 PD motorised sliding doors

Curtain walling

Aluminium framed curtain walling, includes all necessary grid sections, pressure plates and cover caps, gasketry, cills; double glazing with 2no leaves clear 6 mm toughened safety glass, 1no leaf low ‘e’ and argon filled,mullions at 1200 mm horizontal and vertical centres; face dimension of 55 mm

Mullions 127mm deep 534 - 691 (£/m²)

Mullions 152mm deep 559 - 724 (£/m²)

Mullions 177mm deep 593 - 768 (£/m²)

Extra over for:

Casement sash 1200x1200mm £130 - 157

Tilt and turn sash 1200 x 1200mm £190 - 230

Single door 900x2100mm £1,295 - 1,566

Double doors 1500x2100mm £2,439 - 2,950

Spandrel panel 900x1500mm £69 - 84

Look alike glass 1200x1200mm £54 - 66

Louvre 1200x1200mm £183 - 221

Timber doors

Including ironmongery, finishes, internal lining, stops and architraves

Flush door painted, 35mm thick £225 - 272

Flush fire door FD30 painted, 45mm thick £249 - 301

Flush fire door FD60 painted, 57mm thick £421 - 509

Overhead door closers £106 - 128

Electromagnetic door closer £344 - 417

Powered door opener/closer £1,233 - 1,491

External door and frame

Double glazed softwood door, pattern 10, 45mm thick, double glazed, painted £398 - 482

Double glazed softwood door, pattern KXT, 45mm thick, double glazed, painted £383 - 463

Double glazed softwood door, pattern SA, 45mm thick, double glazed, painted £404 - 489

Pair of double glazed softwood door, pattern 2SA, 45mm thick, glazed, painted £768 - 929

Purpose made single 44mm softwood door and frame, painted, double glazed £404 - 789

Hardwood feature door, ‘Alicante’, 45mm thick, varnished £443 - 536

Oak featured door, four panelled, 45mm thick, varnished £471 - 570

Steel doorset, six panel, factory finished £655 - 792

Fibre glass doorset, six panel, factory finished £891 - 1,078

Hardwood folding doors, 1800 x 2100mm, 3 leaves, varnished and glazed £1,853 - 2,241

Hardwood folding doors, 3000 x 2100mm, 5 leaves, varnished and glazed £2,601 - 3,146

Aluminum sliding patio doorset 2400 x 2100mm, double glazed £2,233 - 2,701

Aluminium folding doorset, 3000 x 2100mm, 5 leaves, double glazed £3,966 - 4,797

Steel garage door, up and over, factory finished, 2134 x 2134mm £623 - 754

Insulated galvanised mild steel sectional door, manually operated, factory finished, 3000 x 3000mm £1,689 - 2,043

Galvanised folding shutter door, complete with top and bottom track, manually operated, factory finished, one section, 3000 x 4000mm £3,095 - 3,743

Ditto, two sections, 6000 x 4000mm £5,457 - 6,600

Galvanised steel roller shutters; to openings with brick jambs and concrete lintels or steel framed, factory finished

Self coiling face fixed, 1500 x 2440 mm £737 - 891

Self coiling face fixed, 2700 x 2440 mm £905 - 1,094

Chain operated face fixing, 3000 x 3050 mm £1,164 - 1,407

Chain operated face fixing, 4000 x 3050 mm £1,577 - 1,907

Electrically operated, 5000 x 4880 mm £2,705 - 3,271

Electrically operated, 6000 x 4880 mm £2,953 - 3,571

Extra for ‘Plastisol’ finish £77 - 93

Windows

Softwood casement type, contract ironmongery, double glazed, painted, fitted

488 x 1200mm £187 - 277

631 x 1200mm £219 - 265

915 x 1200mm £335 - 405

1200 x 1200mm £360 - 435

1524 x 1350mm £496 - 600

1769 x 1350mm £589 - 712

Purpose made flush casement window, conservation specification, contract ironmongery, double glazed, painted, fitted

631 x 1200mm £841 - 1,017

915 x 1200mm £952 - 1,151

1200 x 1200mm £1,268 - 1,534

1800 x 1200mm £1,509 - 1,825

Purpose made hardwood sliding sash, Georgian bars, spring balanced, contract ironmongery, double glazed, painted, fitted

825 x 1394mm £1,021 - 1,235

1051 x 1394mm £1,140 - 1,379

White PVCu windows, reinforced sections, ironmongery, double glazed, casement sashes

600 x 1200mm £343 - 415

600 x 1200mm, with fanlight £400 - 484

1200 x 1200mm, one fixed, one opening light £422 - 511

1770 x 1200mm, one fixed light, two opening lights £618 - 747

Roof window, laminated construction, anodised aluminium external facing, double glazed, flashing units, factory finished

550 x 780mm £304 - 368

550 x 980mm £323 - 390

780 x 980mm £418 - 505

780 x 1400mm £927 -1,121

1140 x 1180mm £603 - 729

Aluminium Venetian blinds, horizontal slats, silver, manual, fixing with batten to masonry

1800mm x 1600mm £37 - 45

Timber Venetian blinds, horizontal slats, oak effect, manual, fixing with batten to masonry

1800mm x 1600mm £74 - 90

Solar protective blinds, vertical slats, reflective colouring, manual, fixing with batten to masonry

1800mm x 1600mm £80 - 97

Solar protective blinds, roller type, reflective colouring, manual, fixing with batten to masonry

1800mm x 1600mm £71 - 86

 

 

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