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COVID-19
30th March 2020

FREE INSIGHT: COVID-19 CONSTRUCTION BRIEFINGS AMA will be offering a series of briefings on the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic on... Read More
5 Key Facts – Garden Products Distribution
24th March 2020

5 Key Facts - Garden Products Distribution 1.The mature nature of the domestic garden products market has meant that growth has... Read More
Brexit remains key factor in construction contractor market forecast
19th March 2020

Brexit Remains Key Factor in Construction Contractor Market Forecast Brexit remains a key factor influencing the forecast with the continued uncertainty... Read More
Jane Tarver Delivers the Key Note Speech at IAI AGM 2020
10th March 2020

Jane Tarver Delivers the Key Note Speech at IAI AGM 2020 The IAI (Institute of Architectural Ironmongers) AGM 2020 was held... Read More
5 Key Facts – Transport Infrastructure Construction & Refurbishment Market Report
5th March 2020

5 Key Facts - Transport Infrastructure Construction & Refurbishment Market Report 1. Transport infrastructure grew by almost 46% in 2018. 2.... Read More
Good News for the Highway Maintenance Sector
27th February 2020

Good News for the Highway Maintenance Sector The roads in the UK can generally be a source of sorrow for many... Read More
Estimated 7.75 million uninsulated dwellings with solid walls
24th February 2020

Estimated 7.75 million uninsulated dwellings with solid walls The building insulation market is heavily influenced by government schemes, programmes and funding.... Read More
5 Key Facts – Underfloor Heating Market
21st February 2020

5 Key Facts Underfloor Heating Market In 2017, the UK underfloor heating market accounted for around 7% of the total heating... Read More
Where can the Growth Come From within the Pumps Market?
14th February 2020

Where can the Growth Come From within the Pumps Market? The Pump market which grew by an estimated 5% in 2019,... Read More
Sustainability, Recyclability and Modularity Combine to Indicate Medium-Term Growth Prospects for Flooring
13th February 2020

Sustainability, Recyclability and Modularity Combine to Indicate Medium-Term Growth Prospects for Flooring Sustainability and Recyclability both seem to be a key... Read More
Green Roof Systems – possible driver for growth in the roofing market?
11th February 2020

According to data published in Livingroofs.com’s first UK Green Roof Market Survey (July 2017), the estimated total area of ‘green’ roofs…

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Bi-folding doors to see post-Brexit bounce in 2020?
6th February 2020

A new report into the prospects for bi-folding doors through to 2023, paints a picture of growth within an increasingly complex…

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Moderate Growth for the Bathroom Market
30th January 2020

The UK bathroom market experienced steady growth in 2017, although at a slower pace than 2016. However, with uncertainty surrounding the…

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Construction Equipment Rental forecast to grow by 11% to 2023
16th January 2020

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Education Construction Seeing a Downward Spiral
7th January 2020

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Garden Product Distribution taking an Omni-Channel approach
17th December 2019

The DIY sector continues to account for a significant proportion of sales of garden products, given the ability to hold a…

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Pet Welfare Now The Key Consideration For Pet Accessories
21st November 2019

Considered to be relatively resilient to economic slowdowns, the UK Pet Accessories Market is estimated to be worth around £1bn at…

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Contract Cleaning – 5 Key Facts
19th November 2019

Contract cleaning is a mature and highly fragmented market. It is one of the most competitive of all the contracted-out sectors….

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AMA Research Celebrates it’s 30th Year!
15th November 2019

We are 30! This week we celebrated our 30th birthday. It was wonderful to see faces from the past and present…

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Almost 90% of firms competing in the Contract Cleaning industry employ less than 10 individuals.
25th October 2019

Contract Cleaning Definition Contract cleaning is defined as being part of the wider business services support industry. Which includes but is…

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Overcoming Brexit uncertainty – the impact on the Construction and Manufacturing sectors
27th September 2019

Tom Hall, Chief Economist at AMA Research, is speaking on the main stage at UK Construction Week on Wednesday 9th October…

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Floor and Wall Tiles Market – 5 Key Facts
27th August 2019

1. Annual growth rates for the UK wall and floor tiles market reduced to around 1% in 2018, with the overall…

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Healthcare construction output fell by over 15% to £2.5bn in 2018
18th July 2019

According to the new Healthcare Construction Market Report from AMA Research, the overall picture for construction output in the health sector…

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Vinyl flooring continues to outperform all other product sectors in the UK floorcoverings market
18th June 2019

According to the new report by AMA Research, the outlook for the UK floorcoverings market is one of moderate growth. Factors affecting this slow market change are increasing inflation, adverse currency movements and relatively low wage increases affecting consumer confidence.

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Warehouse and Storage Construction Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 key facts relating to the UK’s Warehouse and Storage Construction Market Report 2019 – 2023, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Utilities Construction Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Utilities Construction Market 2019-2023, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Latest residential figures show that output increased by 5% in 2018 to £74.2bn
18th June 2019

Preliminary data indicates that total residential output increased by 5% in 2018 to £74.2bn underpinned by 8% increase in new work but with residential RMI remaining static at £30bn.

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Garden Products Distribution Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Garden Products Distribution Market 2018-22, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Technological developments drive growth in the UK electronic security products market
18th June 2019

The total UK electronic security market, comprising of products – electronic access controls, intruder alarms and closed circuit television (CCTV) – and associated services, was estimated at approximately £2.35bn in 2017.

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Construction in the Higher Education and Student Accommodation Sector – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Construction in the Higher Education and Student Accommodation Sector 2018-22, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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