Massive charge for my own supply - Affinity water
I live in a mid terrace. Our water supplier is Affinity Water and our water pressure is woeful. We are on a shared supply between 5 terrace houses.
My wife filled out a request form for our own supply and I now have a confusing quote from Affinity Water for £5500. It doesn't show a breakdown to justify this cost.
Affinity mention 'self lay', which states you can choose an accredited contractor to do the work. How do you choose one and is this worth the effort and are they usually cheaper?
My neighbour has her own supply, (I’m the last in line) - hers comes from the front of the street and into her house. This is a few feet from my front door, so don’t know why the cost is £5500 to supply my house.
If I ask to be metered, will Affinity be obliged to provide me with my own supply? Some advice would be most appreciated. Thanks in advance.