Key areas covered
Market size by Volume and Value, Historical Trends,
Sector Shares, Major Regional Variations etc.
Timber Frame, Traditional Brick/Block, Kits, Cost
Structures (Materials mix etc.).
Key players, kit suppliers etc.
Channel shares, Reviewof Builders Merchants,
Electrical Wholesalers, Specialist Retailers, Direct Sell, Internet,
DIY, Self Build Specialists etc.
So, just how big is the self build market? While there
are various estimates of the sector, this new report provides a
detailed re-evaluation of self build to assess market volumes,
structure and trends. Despite the general gloom in the housing market,
self build has outperformed the general housebuilding sector in 2009-11
and still offers good opportunities for contractors and material
of particular interest include:
Performance of self
build in 2008-10.
Review of actual
market volumes - re-evaluation of 'self build'- different views on
housebuilding downturn on self build sector.
to growth land availability, funding etc - changes in Government
policies/attitudes towards self build.
value mix by key materials.
Prospects for 2011
and through to 2015.
Allwood Buildings, Benfield ATT, Border Oak, Carpenter Oak and Woodland,
CB Homes, Custom Homes, Design and Materials, Falshaw Homes, Fleming
Homes, Frame UK, Kingspan, Maple Timber Frame, Neatwood Homes, Potton
Homes, Scandia Hus, Scotframe, Swedish House Company, Taylor Lane Timber
Frame, TJ Crump Oakwrights, Welsh Oak.
Key areas of coverage in the report include:-
THE SELF-BUILD HOUSING MARKET
revised estimates, definitions, factors influencing definition and
range of self build - different views on
in value and volume terms 2005-11 and forecasts
through to 2015.
Share of self
- total housing market, detached dwellings market in UK.
influencing factors in recent years. Key trends, are they likely
to continue? key positive and negative influencing factors,
changes in Coalition policies towards self build.
Current situation - factors influencing market in 2009-11, impact of
current climate, prospects for the next 3-4 years. Limiting factors to
growth land availability, funding etc.
Timber Frame Vs
Brick / Block
Share by volume in 2010, overview of timber frame
market (self build, private, social mix), kit-form models, key
influences on choice, likely future prospects.
share of self build market in key countries.
Private and Social
Share mix, trends and key characteristics.
Variations in Self-Build
major differences in Self-Build between geographical regions
England, Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland and by English regions.
SPECIFICATION / PURCHASING PROCEDURES
Characteristics of Self-builders
Key Traits of Private and Social Self-Builders.
Key Issues affecting motivation to self-build, processes and
specifications, land availability, housing market performance.
Overall mix by key elements land, materials, labour, services
etc., volume of timber frame in self build, generic characteristics of
a self-build project, key financing sources etc.
Key influences in specification procedures.
PRODUCTS / SUPPLIERS
renewables sectors solar, heat pumps, biomass importance of
Analysis of major
product groups and relevance to the Self-Build Market.
Analysis of major
distributors in Self-Build
Builders/Plumbers Merchants, Electrical Wholesalers, DIY Multiples,
Specialist Products Suppliers, Internet / Mail Order, Others.
Share by Value of Key
Distribution channels in Self-Build Market.
Key players by
shares, sector strengths and weaknesses etc.
GENERAL / FUTURE PROSPECTS
Size, Trends, Regional Variations role of self build in overall
How important is the Self-Build Market?
Indicators and Market Influences
current economic climate, impact on land availability. Changing
Government policies in 2011.
Future Prospects Likely developments in the market due to macro &
micro issues short term prospects in 2011/12 and medium term
prospects to 2015.