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Regional Construction Hotspots in Great Britain 2018
18th June 2019

Our sister company Barbour ABI has teamed up with the Construction Products Association to produce a new report entitled ‘Regional Construction Hotspots in Great Britain 2018’ covering 3 key sectors – residential, commercial and infrastructure.

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UK plant hire market forecast to grow by 11% between 2018 and 2022
18th June 2019

The UK plant hire market was estimated to be worth £3bn in 2017, with growth of around 1% forecast for 2018. The plant hire market is extremely diverse, with equipment ranging from dehumidifiers to excavators, and demand for each type of equipment varies

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Facilities Management Outsourcing – Health and Education Sector – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s 5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Facilities Management Outsourcing in the Health and Education sector 2018-22, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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UK street lighting market to see 17% value growth by 2022
18th June 2019

The UK street lighting market has seen steady growth in recent years, driven by substantial LED replacement programmes run by local authorities over the past 5 years or so.

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Integrated systems stimulate growth in the UK active fire protection sector
18th June 2019

The total market size for active fire protection systems in the UK saw good growth to 2016 at between 7% and 9% per year, in line with higher levels of construction output across key end-use sectors such as education and offices.

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4% growth in the UK market for street furniture
18th June 2019

The total value of the street furniture market that is supplied to or influenced by local authorities and placed in public spaces or highways controlled by local authorities, is estimated to be worth around £328m in 2017

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Paint, Wallcoverings and Woodcare Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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29% growth in the UK generator hire market since 2014
18th June 2019

The market for diesel generator hire, which according to AMA’s definition excludes ancillary products, has performed well in recent years, having experienced growth of 29% from 2014.

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4% value growth in the brassware and taps market despite intense pricing pressures
18th June 2019

The brassware and taps market in the UK, which is worth in excess of £200m, is estimated to have grown by 4% in 2017. Following a period of slow growth, the market improved between 2014-2016

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Decline forecast for UK wall cladding market volumes
18th June 2019

The UK market for wall cladding is estimated to have increased by around 40% between 2013 and 2017 in volume terms. In 2017/18, growth has been driven by strong growth in new build and major refurbishment output

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Social Housing Construction & Maintenance Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Social Housing Construction & Maintenance Market, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Over 20% growth forecast for the UK kitchen & bathroom worktops market over the next five years
18th June 2019

There has been good growth in the domestic kitchen and bathroom worktops market in recent years. Between 2014 and 2017, the UK overall worktops market is estimated to have grown by 13%.

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Door and Window Fittings Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Door and Window Fittings Market 2018-2022, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Modest growth forecasts for passive fire protection products in the UK
18th June 2019

The UK market for passive fire protection products is estimated to be worth around £650m at manufacturers selling prices – excluding installation. The market has grown by around 2% in 2017, with forecasts for 2018 at a similar level.

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Meet us at Glee!
18th June 2019

In September, AMA Research has been booked to present two seminars at Glee – a leading exhibition for garden and outdoor living, held at the NEC in Birmingham

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Hotel, leisure and entertainment construction output grew by 33% in 2017 to reach £9.4bn
18th June 2019

Dominated by the private sector, the entertainment and leisure sector has experienced more positive construction output conditions than many other sectors over the past 5 years.

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The Rise of the UK Build-To-Rent Market
18th June 2019

The UK’s Private Rented Sector (PRS) is going through a period of rapid change. A recovering UK economy and increasing interest by both UK and overseas large institutional investors are key elements in the recent expansion of the PRS.

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Transport Infrastructure Construction and RMI Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Transport Infrastructure Construction and RMI market 2017-21, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Housing deficit & skills shortages lead to growth in the panelised modular building systems market
18th June 2019

The UK market for panelised modular building systems has performed relatively strongly over the past 3 years or so, and is estimated to have grown by 26% between 2014 and 2017.

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Pipes & Fittings Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Pipes & Fittings Market 2018-2022, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Build to Rent forecast to become a key growth area in the UK housebuilding market
18th June 2019

Including residential conversions, there were around 258,000 new dwellings delivered across the UK in 2016/17, up by 13% on the previous year.

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12% growth predicted in the UK domestic garden buildings market between 2018 and 2022
18th June 2019

The UK market for domestic garden buildings and structures has seen slow but steady growth in recent years. The overall sector is mature and highly dependent on replacement purchases as well as consumer confidence levels.

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Construction in the Sports Sector – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Sports Sector Construction 2017-21, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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UK market for volumetric modular buildings increased by 6% in 2017
18th June 2019

The UK market for prefabricated volumetric modular buildings and portable accommodation is estimated to have increased by 6% in 2017 – a significant improvement on 2016

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Online sales of plumbing products in the UK to increase by 43% by 2022
18th June 2019

The internet is the fastest growing channel of the overall UK plumbing and heating products market and has experienced strong growth levels in the last 5-7 years. In 2017 alone, the UK internet plumbing market is estimated to have increased by 17% in value terms.

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8% value growth in the UK bathroom and kitchen PODs sector
18th June 2019

The UK market for bathroom and kitchen PODs market was estimated to have grown by 4% in 2017, in terms of the volume of POD installations. The market also saw an 8% increase in value

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Bathroom Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Bathroom market 2017-21, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Floor and Wall Tiles Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Floor and wall tiles market 2017-21, taken from AMA Research’s in depth and detailed market report.

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Tough market conditions in the UK door & window fabricators market
18th June 2019

The UK door and window fabricators market put in a strong performance between 2013 and 2016 but appears to have flattened out in 2017.

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UK interior refurbishment & fit-out sector increased by 6% in 2017
18th June 2019

The interior fit-out and refurbishment market -as defined in AMA Research’s latest report on the sector – has increased by 34% since 2013, in value terms, and rose by 6% within the last year alone.

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