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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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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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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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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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Education Construction Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

5 Key Facts relating to the UK’s Education Construction 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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44% increase in the UK lighting market between 2013-17
18th June 2019

The overall lighting market in the UK was estimated to be worth £2.4 billion in 2017, having increased by 44% since 2013. The key driver for the lighting market is LED lighting which has gained significant share in the non-domestic sector

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Highway Maintenance Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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UK market for bricks, blocks and precast concrete products at highest level since 2007
18th June 2019

The market for bricks, blocks and precast concrete products was worth over £2.1bn in 2017 and has grown by around 10% in value terms since 2015, and by almost 50% since 2012.

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Strong pipeline in the UK higher education and student accommodation construction markets
18th June 2019

Total construction output in the higher education (HE) sector was estimated to be worth around £3.9bn in 2017, and this is forecast to rise as the market for university construction work steadily increases.

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Commercial Glazing Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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Powered Access Equipment Hire Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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Contract Cleaning Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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UK underfloor heating market forecast to grow by 7% in 2018
18th June 2019

The underfloor heating (UFH) market has performed well over the last few years, driven by good levels of commercial and domestic construction and RMI, and now accounts for almost 7% of the total UK heating systems sector.

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Wood and Laminate Floorcoverings Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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Lack of major projects slows construction in January
18th June 2019

After a volatile 2017 for construction, the year hasn’t begun much better for the industry in January, with the value of new contracts awarded at £5.4 billion, 10.6 per cent lower than the same time last year.

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Modular Floorcoverings Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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The UK health and education facilities management market declined by 2% in 2017
18th June 2019

Over the last few years, the potential for growth in facilities management (FM) outsourcing within the healthcare and education sectors has been limited, largely due to factors such as political and economic uncertainty.

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Growth decelerates in the commercial glazing market as commercial construction slows
18th June 2019

Following good growth in 2015-16, the UK market for commercial glazing has been less buoyant in 2017 as the private commercial sector reacted to the climate of uncertainty surrounding the Brexit process.

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Construction Equipment Rental Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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Pet Accessories Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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The UK pipes and fittings market has grown by 21% since 2012
18th June 2019

The UK pipes and fittings market has achieved good levels of growth over the last five years, and although growth has slowed more recently, the market has achieved overall value growth of 21% since 2012.

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Building Insulation Products Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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Commercial and Industrial Doors and Shutters Market – 5 Key Facts
18th June 2019

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

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Distribution market for garden products in the UK worth around £5bn
18th June 2019

The UK domestic garden products distribution market was worth an estimated £4.9bn in 2017 at retail selling prices (RSP), representing an increase of 3% compared to the previous year.

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UK contract floorcoverings market worth in excess of £1bn
18th June 2019

After achieving strong growth of 4% in 2015, growth rates in the contract floorcoverings market were slightly disappointing in 2016 and 2017.

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UK social housing market worth an estimated £11.4bn in 2017
18th June 2019

Housing Associations account for around 60% of social housing stock in 2017-18 and also form the largest not-for-profit group in the UK, working closely with both private and public organisations.

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7% overall growth forecast in the UK floor and wall tiles market until 2021
18th June 2019

Subject as it is to the influences of consumer and business spending levels, construction output and underlying economic trends, the wall and floor tiles market delivered a strong performance between 2014 and 2017 with overall growth of 8%.

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3% growth in the UK Door and Window Fittings Market in 2017
18th June 2019

The UK market for door and window fittings grew by around 3% in 2017. This is lower than in 2016, in line with slowing growth rates for the construction market as a whole.

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Residential RMI to underpin growth in the UK Paint, Wallcoverings and Woodcare market
18th June 2019

The market for paint, wallcoverings and woodcare products was worth an estimated £925m in 2017. An upturn in the construction sector in 2014 stimulated demand for paint and wallcoverings.

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