UK Utilities Costs

UK Utility Costs

Utility prices when living in the UK or London, whether renting or buying, can depend on many factors. The local climate, the supplier, the types of appliances, the geography, the house size and the area demand can all contribute towards the price you pay for utilities each month. Even the amount of time spent at home, washing and cooking for example, can have an effect on the monthly bill. These utility cost factors will need to be carefully considered when you are looking at properties in London or the UK.

When looking at a new property Citrus Relocation will find out which properties are most economical and help you with making a decision about which property to make an offer on based on all known costs, including the cost of monthly rent.

The figures below should be a guide for the average utility prices and costs for clients looking to move to the UK. In a variety of scenarios these figures may be different dependent on a variety of factors. The figures provide good average cost analysis for UK utility costs in London and Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city.

How much does gas, electricity, water and council tax cost in London?

Bedrooms a)Rental Central London – Zones 1-3 (1 mile radius of Marylebone) b) Rental London  – Suburbs Zone 4-6 (outside of the central London zone) Gas Bill Water Bill Electricity Council Tax Band Approximate payments per Band Per year
Studio to 1 Bed £1508 £1200 £26.50 £24.60 £25.00 A £600 -£900
2 Bedroom £2494 £1606 £59.03 £26.15 £37.00 B £800- £1100
3 Bedroom £3580 £2400 £60.57 £29.05 £60.00 C £1000 -£1300
4 Bedroom £4473 £3900 £87.00 £31.38 £72.00 D £1200 – £1700
5+ Bedroom £5330 £4270 £110.00 £34.41 £114.00 E £1600 – £3300

 How much does gas, electricity, water and council tax cost plus Property Rental in the UK?

Bedrooms Rental Town

Centre

Gas Bill Water Bill Electricity Council Tax

Band

Approximate payments per Band per year
Studio to 1 Bed £800 £26.50 £24.60 £25.00 A £600 -£900
2 Bedroom £1406 £59.03 £26.15 £37.00 B £800- £1100
3 Bedroom £2208 £60.57 £29.05 £60.00 C £1000 -£1300
4 Bedroom £3205 £87.00 £31.38 £72.00 D £1200 – £1700
5+ Bedroom £3800 £110.00 £34.41 £114.00 E £1600 – £3300

 

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