Hand rails. I didn't buy them, so I don't know why so expensive. The posts were bought on line, they weren't such a good grade of timber - if they were bought from the same source I dread to think what they'd have cost.
That sounds alot. Prices vary though depending on who orders it. I had a chat earlier in the week about an engineering company. Apparently it's not unheard of for them to to a job 2-3 times before its right