How much does a kitchen renovation cost?

A country kitchen with dark green cabinets and white wall tiles
It's important to consider kitchen renovation costs when planning your dream kitchen. (Image credit: Smile Kitchens)

Getting to grips with kitchen renovation costs is key to unlocking the potential of one of the most utilised rooms in your home. Our kitchens serve as the heart of daily activities, and have evolved into multifunctional spaces, accommodating not just cooking but also socialising, relaxation, and entertainment. 

Whether you're considering a full-scale renovation or simply upgrading your kitchen unit doors and worktops, getting it right the first time is crucial. The cost of a kitchen renovation depends on several factors (primarily the extent of the changes you wish to make). However, your budget should also account for additional disruptive costs, such as replastering, redecoration, and potentially relocating services. 

Tim Phillips is an experienced senior quantity surveyor and estimator and has worked in the construction industry for over 35 years. He has worked on many varied projects in this time, for corporates, public bodies and private residential clients, managing multi-million budgets. 


For the past 13 years, Tim has worked on a freelance basis, whilst managing his rental property portfolio. He has extensive experience of undertaking his own full-scale house renovations. He is also a speaker and expert at the Homebuilding & Renovating Shows.

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