New build

Building your own property is one of life’s great pleasures for those lucky few who experience it, so it should be something to savour, not sink under. Let our architects, designers and engineers support you at each step, helping to make your dream home come true. You deserve the best, and Fittra knows how to custom build new homes perfectly.

Cost of building a house

  • Average cost to build a house: from £1,500 per square metre (approx. £140 per square foot)

You can expect to pay this average price as a minimum. Exact designs, decisions and finishing touches make all the difference, so the average price can be more like £2,500 per square metre for higher-spec, complicated properties.

House building construction companies’ costs are dependent on various aspects, including:

  • Location: Central London is the most expensive place in the UK to build a house. In fact, it’s the second-highest in the whole world. So where you build a house has a huge impact on cost 
  • Labour: nearly 50 per cent of your budget will be spent on people power 
  • Materials: the best, top of the range, luxury, advanced options push the total up, also influence the timeline
  • Timeframe: the speed required impacts the overall amount to pay  
  • Finishes: every little detail adds up, from plug sockets, lighting and switches to tiles, flooring, windows, doors and wall coverings

House construction process

Steps include:

  1. Architect’s designs: creates drawings and specifications; chooses materials; essential considerations include structure/insulation
  2. Planning permissions/building regulations required
  3. Construction itself: this needs to be project managed with precision and accuracy, as many different skilled workers form the entire house builder team and are needed at various points throughout, such as:
  • Bricklayers 
  • Utilities professionals 
  • Engineers
  • Scaffolders
  • Roofers
  • Plasterers
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Carpenters
  • Windows/doors installers
  • Hard landscapers 
  • Gardeners
  • Decorators

As you can see, it is a great undertaking involving many intricacies and complexities. That’s why you want an experienced firm to take control and guide you through it.

Trust Fittra as your house builder

As an NHBC-registered firm in London, we know all about planning regulations in this part of the UK. With more than 10 years experience creating designs to conform to these rules, we know how to match buildings to their environments to not only comply with local rulings but also enhance their surroundings.

Feel confident that the price we quote will always be fair, competitive and straightforward, so you won’t end up with unexpected surprises after the project is underway.

To create your own property is an incredible experience, and it all starts with a phone call. Get in touch today and let’s start the ball rolling together.

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TESTIMONIALS

We were very impressed with Fittra from our first meeting, where they spent time to fully understand what it was we wanted, they were friendly and professional and we immediately felt at ease and trusted them with the job. Throughout the process we had weekly meetings, phone calls and were on a WhatsApp group where any queries or requirements were easily dealt with. Their team of workers were amazing, so professional, tidy and helpful and their work is an exceptionally high standard. Their quote was so detailed we knew exactly what was included and what wasn’t and they remained in budget and on schedule. If we had an idea or something extra we wanted to build or include, it was always no problem and they were happy to help with anything we wanted. We are delighted with the finished product, it looks beautiful and we would definitely use them again. We have already recommended them to friends and family. Thank you very much Vadym and Igor and to all your team!

Nikki and Richard Allen

Loft conversion and house refurbish. Outstanding work. Removed 2 stories and rebuilt plus decoration, excellent in all areas.

M. Falchi

Great work. Professional team. Very good finish and high attention to detail. Quick response and communication.

Mr A. Rehman

We are very happy with our new kitchen. Because of this and how happy we were with how the guys worked we also had the rest of the flat decorated and laminated flooring laid. Thank you for your good work and reasonable quotes. We would totally recommend Ivan and his guys.

Lorraine and Tony Hayes

We purchased a dilapidated property with the aim of restoring it to live in as a family home and are extremely happy with the work undertaken by Fittra. We found the building work stress free and the workers always on time, polite and clean and tidy. We would recommend them 100 %

Mr R. Jones

Garage conversion to a lounge room and side extension and new room build. Very friendly and helpful team with excellent skills across the board. No job seamed too difficult and problems were easily sorted.

Mrs J. Williams

Hairdressers salon refurbishment – new bespoke made furniture, painting, decorating, lighting, flooring. The work was completed to a high standard and in short time. Great guys – friendly and professional, worked long hours for great result!

J. Brownlow

They installed and fixed together all the above when I moved into my house. I am very pleased with the quality of the work, their tidiness and how pleasant they were to deal with. Would highly recommend them.

S. Holton
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