Orangery costs and payment schedule (North West UK)
Posted by Allan Hamer, on
We have had a number of quotes for an orangery to be added to our detached house.
The specs are as follows:
Size - Depth 4.8m and Width 6.8m so planning permission required
Specs are plastered 100% throughout
Ultraframe roof with glazing (self clean and solar reflective)
side walls are 3/4 with windows
dwarf to front with 4 X 700mm windows plus french doors 1200mm plus side windows
Cost we've been quoted is around £33k or around £1100 per sq m. Cheapest quote is £28k
Does this sound reasonable? Also payment schedule has been suggested as:
10% on planning application granted
40% when all walls in and ground works done
30% when windows / doors / roof are delivered (tempted to push for installed here)
I think 20% at the point planning is granted is too much and will suggest to move the 10% to when the windows, doors and roof are in (i.e. this payment will be 40% instead of 30%).
Any advice greatly appreciated given the rather large spend!