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UK Construction Week

We're counting down the days until UK Construction Week, which is held between 9-11 October and is the UK's largest construction trade show, uniting more than 650 exhibitors with an audience of over 30000 trade visitors.

Downturn in department store sector & price competition to impact household textiles market

Having experienced overall growth of 13% between 2013 and 2017, the UK household textiles market has been underpinned by returning consumer confidence and sustained demand from contract applications.

Electrical Accessories Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Electrical Accessories Market 2018-22, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

Internet Plumbing and Heating Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Internet Plumbing and Heating Market, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

Smart heating controls expected to drive high levels of growth to 2022

According to the latest Domestic Central Heating market report (2018-2022) from AMA Research, smart heating controls are likely to take market share from conventional heating controls in the longer term.

Active Fire Protection Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Active Fire Protection Market 2018-22, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

Inclusive Bathroom and Kitchen Products Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Inclusive Bathroom and Kitchen Products Market 2018-22, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

Bricks, Blocks and Precast Concrete Products Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Bricks, Blocks and Precast Concrete Products Market 2018-22, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

Building Boards Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Building Boards market 2018-22, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

Sales of single sofas are the fastest growing sector in the upholstered furniture market

As a mature market, upholstered furniture remains mainly a non-essential purchase with lengthy replacement cycles and therefore can be deferred in times of economic constraint

Build to Rent forecast to become a key growth area in the UK housebuilding market

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

Housing deficit & skills shortages lead to growth in the panelised modular building systems market

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.

UK plant hire market forecast to grow by 11% between 2018 and 2022

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

The Rise of the UK Build-To-Rent Market

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.

Facilities Management Outsourcing – Health and Education Sector – 5 Key Facts

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.

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

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.

Integrated systems stimulate growth in the UK active fire protection sector

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.

Transport Infrastructure Construction and RMI Market – 5 Key Facts

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.

Pipes & Fittings Market – 5 Key Facts

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

Meet us at Glee!

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

4% growth in the UK market for street furniture

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

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

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%.

Social Housing Construction & Maintenance Market – 5 Key Facts

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

Decline forecast for UK wall cladding market volumes

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

29% growth in the UK generator hire market since 2014

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.

UK street lighting market to see 17% value growth by 2022

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.

Paint, Wallcoverings and Woodcare Market – 5 Key Facts

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.

Modest growth forecasts for passive fire protection products in the UK

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.

4% value growth in the brassware and taps market despite intense pricing pressures

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

Door and Window Fittings Market – 5 Key Facts

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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