Tools & Calculators
Build Cost Calculators
From BuildStore's own database of the most recent 868 self build projects, you can get an idea of the effect on costs by method of construction.
Build Costs & Construction type
|Method of Construction||No. of Projects||Average GIFA*||Forecast per sq m|
|Masonry (brick and block or block and render)||450||222 sq m||£1,205|
|Timber frame (open panel manufactured off site)||336||217 sq m||£1,246|
|Others (oak frame, SIPs, ICF, steel frame||82||247 sq m||£1,377|
*gross internal floor area
Use a build cost calculator to get a rough idea of what it will cost to build your home. Remember though that build cost calculators only work to averages and it's important to do your research carefully. For some guidance on collating your build costs from a highly experienced self build project manager, read our build cost guide.