How much does a kitchen cost?

All aspects of a self-build are affected by the budget. This is particularly true of the kitchen, where costs can quickly mount. So the question stands, how much does a kitchen cost? 

In this article we cover:

  • What affects the cost of a kitchen
  • Breakdown of different elements and cost indicators for each
  • List of additional elements to add to the final price
  • How much a kitchen costs on average
  • Who’s who in the kitchen buying process
  • Timeline of how to go about buying a new kitchen with steps involved
  • Breakdown of kitchen extension costs
  • What the lead times are to get a new kitchen installed


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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