Time and cost to build a brick feature fireplace

We live in a new build home and want to create a brick feature fireplace in the lounge to give it some character. How long would this take to build and how much should we look to pay. It will house an electric stove eventually, so it only needs to go from the floor to ceiling.

Asked by Jackie on 12th Jan 2023
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"It would probably take about 1 to 2 days to build it all depends on the size and how much detail you want incorporating into the fireplace. The material selection will also effect the price."
Answered on 12th Jan 2023 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"When I don't have money, I do everything myself. Those who have money should not care how much we do our work for. Most importantly, did the customer like the work done. Diligence takes time."
Answered on 14th May 2024 - Member since Apr 2024 - report
"Should be looking no longer than 3 days and should be looking with labour and materials £2400"
Answered on 15th Jan 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"Hello there, I'm Kat. I work with two good bricklayers and they can do your job in aprox 2 days and cost would be around 1000. Of course we need to clarify what shape do you want the fire place to be. Matherials not included"
Answered on 12th Jan 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"One brickie 2 days £400.00 floor to ceiling.
This also depends on the type of hearth you want brick or tiled hearth
Also the size of brick can make a difference if using a small handmade brick or the bigger Imperial 73 mill sized brick but still 2 days on average."
Answered on 14th Apr 2023 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"Your looking £300 for material and £400 for labour."
Answered on 3rd Feb 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"This would be something you would need to talk to the customer about as bricks are going up in price plus customer would need to look at brick samples"
Answered on 13th Oct 2023 - Member since Sep 2023 - report
"Hi there have you thought about building the fireplace with stud work and plasterboard then using the brick slips this is the most common now inside houses as it’s cost effective"
Answered on 20th Sep 2023 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"Two day all depends where the house is that will refetc on the price"
Answered on 13th Jul 2023 - Member since Jun 2023 - report
"This job would take around 5 days at a cost of around £2000"
Answered on 17th Jan 2023 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
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