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Doors and windows
Indicative rates for doors and windows. Rates represent national average contract rates, tendered during the first quarter 2004. They include glazing, ironmongery and finishes
External doors and windowsUnitRange
Softwood glazed entrance screens and doorsm2275-350
Aluminium glazed entrance screens and doorsm2475-650
Softwood double-glazed windowsm2200-275
Hardwood double-glazed windowsm2300-375
Aluminium double-glazed windowsm2275-400
Single external aluminium doornr850-950
Double external aluminium doornr1600-1900
Single external steel doornr800-900
Double external steel doornr1600-1800
Internal doors  
Standard quality single internal door, hardwood-facednr350-425
Standard quality double internal door, hardwood-facednr750-950
Standard quality single internal fire-rated door, hardwood-facednr575-700
Standard quality double internal fire-rated door, hardwood-facednr1200-1500
Laminate faced – ADD per leafnr 100-150
Education buildings
The table below details the indicative costs per m2 for education buildings. The costs represent the higher standards now expected of public buildings and represent national average competitively tendered prices in the first quarter 2004. Costs exclude external works, loose fittings and furniture, ICT, professional fees and VAT
 £/m2 gross internal floor area
Nursery schools950-1400
Primary schools1050-1350
Secondary schools1000-1250
Sixth form college1000-1300
Special schools1050-1350
University buildings
Humanities teaching1050-1550
Science laboratory buildings1450-2300
Lecture theatres1250-1450
Learning resource centres1250-1725