common Questions

Our Charges Summarised

common payment questions

G P Mason’s charges are 100 per cent transparent with no hidden charges. Our Vans have Trackers so you can be assured that you are only charged for the time spent relating to your works. We know how important this is for our commercial electrical contract services.

Importantly when it comes to pricing, every job is uniquely different. So in the first instance it is hard to name a price for each job on here without first seeing the work at hand. But please don’t let that put you off asking for a free estimate. You can even book one in online. Book an electrical estimate

We have remained in business by treating customers fairly, getting it right first time and pricing fairly. We aren’t just for  big local businesses, we take pride in our local domestic electrical work too.

Yes, we don’t charge for the opportunity to quote for your custom.

We are happy to make an appointment to give a no obligation written estimate with a prompt response & to further discuss those works when you receive the estimate.

You can book an appointment with us online without even picking up the phone.

There is a minimum charge of one hour on all jobs, thereafter work is charged in 30 minute increments.

The first hour may include some travel time to get to your location.

If we attend on a same day call out the first hour is charged at a higher rate.

All rates exclude the cost of materials, unless specified that it is included, and are subject to VAT .

Payment must be made in full by electronic banking, cheque or cash to our registered office within 30 days of the date of invoice (as per our terms and conditions)

Payments can be made by BACS / Online Banking and our bank details can be found on our invoices.

We believe that as an electricians, our earnings should come from our work and not from trying to make money on materials. Therefore our company adheres to never charging more than the cost of materials plus 20% to cover the administration costs and logistics of bringing items to site. 

We think it’s fundamental we are transparent from the outset and will always present invoices for verification on demand. Our job is to make your life easier, not mean you need to be out shopping for odds and ends too. 

Our charges for Domestic Periodic Inspections are £150 for up to 6 circuits and £180 for up to 12 circuits plus VAT.

If you require a Periodic Inspection for a prospective house purchase, we do require payment before the inspection is carried out – this is the only item of work we ask for payment prior to works commencing.

Commercial and Industrial Periodic Inspections are charged per circuit/fuseway please contact our office to arrange a no obligation written estimate. An idea of quantity of fuse ways is needed, alternatively one of our engineers will arrange to visit.

We charge from £2.20 per item – which varies with quantity and accessibility (however, there is a minimum charge of £65 to cover the cost of travel and producing the PAT Certificate) – please contact our office to arrange a no obligation written estimate.

All rates are subject to VAT.

A printed invoice will always be produced clearly showing a description of work carried out and the cost of labour and materials used.

If you wish to receive a fully itemised breakdown of labour and materials, task and site by site. these enhanced invoices can be produced upon request (a small admin fee may be applied).