Setting Up Home Allowance – cost guideline

The following lists the basic essential items that may be required by a young person moving into independent living.

 

Cooker £170
Fridge/freezer £150
Toaster £5
Kettle £10
Microwave £45
Cutlery & crockery £30
Pans/utensils/baking trays £40
Seating £200
Television £180
TV licence (first) £150
Bed & mattress £165
Decorating materials £50
TV cabinet £25
Bedding £40
Towels £20
Bedroom furniture £150
Hoover £70
Iron and ironing board £25
Laundry accessories £15
Bathroom accessories £20
Lamps/light fittings £30
Curtains £45
Curtain rails/poles £30
Radio alarm clock £5
Washing machine £200
Dining table & chairs £130
TOTAL £2000

 

Additional items which may be purchased subject to available funds from the allowance:

Flooring

Bond

 

Non-essential items which may be purchased one all essential items are in place or not required:

Storage furniture

DVD player

Music system

Soft furnishings

Garden mower

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