Guideline Prices & Times


Please contact Afta Electrical for an exact price (quote). Afta Electrical Ltd will arrange other tradesmen (‘project manage’) where necessary.

Prices illustrated include parts, labour and testing to current UK electrical regulations. Prices include ‘other trades’ costs in ‘multi-trade’ jobs.

Electrical Sockets

Electrical socket, supply and fit – £100 to £200




Fitting of electrics ready for shower installation – £200 to £350.

Fitting of shower electrics and shower (complete service, includes plumbing) – £250 to £350 + cost of shower.



Recessed lights, supply and fit – 6 fire rated lights – £275.

Light fittings, supply and fit – first light fitting £50, £20 for each subsequent light fitting.



Daytime call out charge – £75 inc. VAT for first hour, £40 inc. VAT for each subsequent hour.

Out of normal hours call out charge – £100 (includes first hour of work).

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Full rewire (3 bedroom house) – £3500. Takes about one week. House NOT left without power overnight. Cleanup every night.

Please contact AFTA Electrical for an exact price (quote).

Fuse Board Change


Fuse board change, supply and fit – £300 to £450 (Includes full electrical test). Takes about a day.

No power for between one and four hours.



Commercial Premises Electrical Test And Inspection


All electrical test and inspection prices are ‘guideline prices’ – Please contact Afta Electrical for an exact price (quote).

Meets current UK electrical regulations – certificate of compliance issued.

2 floor business, for instance restaurant or hairdresser – £150 to £550. Certificate valid up to 5 years if a satisfactory result achieved. Work done whilst shop is open and working. Typical test and inspection completed in one day.

Single floor business – £150 to £400. Certificate valid up to 5 years if a satisfactory result achieved. Work done whilst shop is open and working. Typical test and inspection completed in one day.

Small business unit, for instance nursing home, factory or industrial unit – £400 to £800. Certificate valid for between one and three years if a satisfactory result achieved. Typical test and inspection completed in one to three days.

All electrical test and inspection prices are ‘guideline prices’ – Please contact Afta Electrical for an exact price (quote).


Smoke Alarms


Domestic mains powered, supply and fit – £100 for the first alarm; £70 for each subsequent alarm.

Earth Bonding


Mains earth bond to gas and water pipes – £250. Takes between two and six hours.



Low voltage, externally vented fan, supply and fit – £325.

Normal voltage, externally vented fan, supply and fit – £275.

HMO & ‘Buy to Let’
(Testing and Inspection)


Domestic electrical test and inspection (fulfils the HMO and ‘buy to let’ electrical requirements):

  • One bedroom flat – £150.
  • Two bedroom house – £175.
  • Three bedroom house – £190.
  • Four bedroom house – £210.

Takes between two and five hours. Power off infrequently when each circuit tested. Tests all fixed wiring, 25% of all light sockets, light switches and electrical sockets.

Domestic PAT testing charge – £45 to £80. £45 will ‘cover’ most domestic properties. Minimum PAT testing charge is £45.



Cooker (’ready to connect’) connection only – £50 (see below), takes about one hour.

Cooker circuit, isolator and outlet plate (includes connection of cooker) – £200 to £400 (see above).

Transparent hourly rates


There is a minimum one-hour callout charge on all services provided by Afta Electrical. Thereafter, work is charged at 30-minute increments:

First hour’s labour rate £75 +VAT*

30-minute increments £20 +VAT*

Full day rate (eight hours) £300 +VAT*

*Prices exclude the cost of materials as these are ascertained per customer. Out of hours work and weekend work may be charged at a higher rate.

Fixed price quotations 

If you would prefer a fixed price for the electrical, Afta Electrical can conduct a free consultation, during which we will examine and break down the required work attached to your enquiry. Terms and conditions apply.

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Terms and conditions


Payment must be made in full by cash, cheque or direct bank transfer upon completion unless organised otherwise


For quotes exceeding £500, we ask for a 30% deposit before commencing work so as to help cover the initial costs.

Travel and Parking

If the site of work is within 20 miles of the Afta Electrical office in Colchester, no charge will be made. However, travel beyond 20 miles will be charged at £0.45 per mile to and from the site. In the instance that our electrician needs to pay more than £5.00 for parking, the costs will be passed on to the customer for reimbursement.

Part P notification fee

Electrical work that comes under the scope of the Part P building regulation requires an additional administration charge of £30.


Afta Electrical will include material costs as part of a standard quote unless instructed otherwise. 

Guarantees for peace of mind

All work carried out by Afta Electrical is inclusive of a one year guarantee against faulty workmanship.  All materials supplied by Afta Electrical will be covered by their manufacturers’ warranties.


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