Cost to Fit Plastic Cladding Boards to a Wall

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Cladding boards that are attached to exterior walls get battered by the elements, from wind driven rain to icy cold temperatures, timber boards usually need frequent maintenance (that means painting/sealing every few years).

So how much does it cost to fit plastic cladding boards to a wall? The average cladding cost is £1775.00 but see our tables published below for more information.


  1. We are assuming that the cladding installer will erect their own scaffold access towers, they will not be using a specialist scaffold company.
  2. The old cladding boards will be fully removed, your installer will not be capping over them!
  3. The quote does not include any additional insulation or backing felt, that would be quoted separately if it was needed.
  4. All waste material will be disposed of by the cladding installer.
  5. The new Upvc cladding boards will be white

Brown Vs White Boards

Woodgrain effect brown cladding boards

Woodgrain effect brown cladding boards

If you have stained timber cladding boards then you have a few options when it comes to replacing them with Upvc. All of these brown plastic variants have a “woodgrain” effect engraved into the face of the board, this ensures that they look as similar to stained wood as possible.

White Upvc boards have just a smooth plain surface to mimic glossed timber.

Material Costs

There is a huge cost difference between white and Rosewood effect Upvc boards, just compare below:

5m Length of White Upvc Cladding – £17.00

5m Length of Rosewood Upvc Cladding – £34.00

White Joining Strip – £10.00

Rosewood Joining Strip – £17.00

White Edge Trim – £14.00

Rosewood Edge Trim – £29.00

Shiplap or Open “V”

There are two types of cladding boards available, Open “V” boards are usually 100mm(H) while shiplap is traditionally 150mm(H):

Open V whote Upvc cladding

Open “v” Cladding Board in White

Shiplap Cladding Boards in White

Shiplap Cladding Boards in White

Example Cost 1

Replace cladding boards with WHITE Upvc to one wall of house, underneath a gable, dispose of all waste material:

LocationSmall Business /TraderLarger Business (5+ employees)
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London Area£1950.00£2750.00
South, SW and Midlands£1750.00£2250.00
Outer Region and North£1250.00£2000.00

Example Cost 2

Replace the cladding boards with BROWN Rosewood effect cladding boards to one external wall of house, again located underneath a gable:

LocationSmall Business /TraderLarger Business (5+ employees)
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London Area£2500.00£3500.00
South, SW and Midlands£2250.00£3250.00
Outer Region and North£2000.00£2250.00

Example Cost 3

Replace a small amount of cladding to the underside of porch:

LocationSmall Business /TraderLarger Business (5+ employees)
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London Area£300.00£450.00
South, SW and Midlands£350.00£400.00
Outer Region and North£250.00£300.00

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