Average Labour Cost/Price to Fit/Move a Light Switch (Electricians' Rates)





To clarify the following prices it is recommended that you read the article in the INFORMATION box below the PRICES…


(These prices are based on a tradesman’s rate of £150.00 per day and a labourer if required at £100.00 per day. This includes the cost of buying and collecting any materials, dumping any waste if necessary and any incidental materials they will need. The minimum price will usually be for a half day)



How Much Does it Cost To Change/Move a Light Switch?

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These prices are based on an electrician’s rate of £200 per day and a labourer if required at £100 per day. They include the cost of buying and collecting any materials, dumping any waste if necessary and any incidental materials they will need.

(The minimum price will usually be for a half day)

These jobs require a plasterer and a return visit from the sparks so they get a bit expensive!


Job 1
To reposition an existing light switch a couple of feet away…………£250.00


Job 2
To fit a new light switch in new position in a ground floor room………£400.00


Job 3
To fit a new light switch in a new position in a bedroom with an accessible attic…£250.00







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This page needs to be kept simple, which means that all the highly relevant legal electrical requirements you should be aware of, plus a detailed descriptions of the process of fitting light switches are to be found elsewhere. Go to Fitting a Light Switch and Electrical Installations.





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