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   1 panel = £96.   2 to 4 panels = £55 /panel.   5 or 6 panels = £45 /panel.   7+ = £40 /panel.   Commercial quotes on request.

Average Cost of Fencing per Metre UK 2024

Here’s the average cost of fencing per metre in the UK in 2024 at a glance…

Average Cost of Fencing per Metre = £71.13 (with installation)

These average costs are based on a 6 foot high fence using 5ft6in high Closeboard Panels, 6 inch high gravel boards and 8 foot concrete slotted posts.

Add: Cost of Removal and Correct Disposal of Your Old Fence = £4.50 per metre

This page provides quick view tables for approximate average prices of fencing both for with installation, and if you want materials only.

We’ll start with the with installation option.

The following diagram shows what materials are required for standard fence installation.

Average Cost of Fencing per Metre UK with Installation

We will visit you to assess the work you want doing, give you a quote and then when we undertake the work we provide the materials and a full, professional, tidy and polite installation service, with an option to remove and dispose of your old fencing.

Let’s look at the average cost of fencing per metre with installation.

This assumes the most popular style using Closeboard panels, concrete gravel boards and concrete slotted posts shown above. There is also the more traditional option using wooden posts where the rails and feathers are assembled on site, please click here for that option.

This table is based on Bays, which are 1.88 metres in metric, or 6ft 2in. The fence panels themselves are 6 foot wide (1.83m), then we have to allow a further 50mm (5cm) for the width of the post.

Please note, the average cost per metre assumes a minimum of 7 Bays, or 13 metres (43 feet), which is the minimum for a full day’s work. Shorter projects will be a bit more as they are not as cost-effective.

Bays Length Price
7 13m (43ft) £936
8 15m (49ft) £1,070
9 17m (55ft) £1,204
10 19m (61ft) £1,337
11 21m (67ft) £1,471
12 23m (74ft) £1,605
13 24m (80ft) £1,738
14 26m (86ft) £1,872
15 28m (92ft) £2,006
16 30m (98ft) £2,140
17 32m (104ft) £2,273
18 34m (111ft) £2,407
19 36m (117ft) £2,541
20 38m (123ft) £2,674
21 39m (129ft) £2,808
22 41m (135ft) £2,942
23 43m (141ft) £3,076
24 45m (148ft) £3,209
25 47m (154ft) £3,343
26 49m (160ft) £3,477
27 51m (166ft) £3,611
28 53m (174ft) £3,744
29 55m (180ft) £3,878
30 56m (187ft) £4,012

This table gives a breakdown of the cost of fencing per Bay, including installation. A Bay is 1.88 metres, or 6 foot 2 inches wide.

Qty Cost per Bay (1.88m, 6ft 2in) Price
1 5ft 6in Closeboard Fence Panel £47.50
1 8ft Concrete Post (100mm x 100mm x 2.4m) £21.50
1 6in Concrete Gravel Board £13.50
1.5 Bags of Rapid Concrete £11.25
Installation £40.00
Total £133.75

You may wish to add removal and disposal to this amount…

Removal and Correct Disposal

If you wish, we can also remove and professionally dispose of your old fencing in the correct manner. This is £8 per bay, which works out at £4.50 per metre.

Approximately 75% of customers go for this option.

Average Cost of Fencing per Metre UK (Materials Only)

If you wish to install the fence yourself we’re happy to offer a supply only service.

Here’s the average cost for fencing. We’ll give the cost of fencing per Bay, as that makes more sense.

A Bay is 1.88 metres wide (6ft 2in), which is the length of a 6 foot wide fence panel, plus 2 inches to account for the width of the post.

Bays Length Price
7 13m (43ft) £656
8 15m (49ft) £750
9 17m (55ft) £844
10 19m (61ft) £937
11 21m (67ft) £1,031
12 23m (74ft) £1,125
13 24m (80ft) £1,219
14 26m (86ft) £1,312
15 28m (92ft) £1,406
16 30m (98ft) £1,500
17 32m (104ft) £1,594
18 34m (111ft) £1,687
19 36m (117ft) £1,781
20 38m (123ft) £1,875
21 39m (129ft) £1,968
22 41m (135ft) £2,062
23 43m (141ft) £2,156
24 45m (148ft) £2,250
25 47m (154ft) £2,343
26 49m (160ft) £2,437
27 51m (166ft) £2,531
28 53m (174ft) £2,625
29 55m (180ft) £2,718
30 56m (187ft) £2,812

Here’s a breakdown of the materials required per Bay.

Remember, a Bay is 1.88 metres, or 6 foot 2 inches wide.

Qty Materials per Bay (1.88m, 6ft 2in) Price
1 5ft 6in Closeboard Fence Panel £47.50
1 8ft Concrete Post (100mm x 100mm x 2.4m) £21.50
1 6in Concrete Gravel Board £13.50
1.5 Bags of Rapid Concrete £11.25
Total £93.75

Whatever you require, give us a call and we’ll help you work out what’s best.

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