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Suspended Ceilings and Partitioning Systems Market Report - UK 2019-2023

Published: 10/05/2019 / Number of Pages: 64 / Price: £895.00

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Introduction and Overview

The 12th Edition of the 'Suspended Ceilings and Partitioning Systems Market Report - UK 2019-2023' addresses the size and scale of each of the suspended ceiling market and the partitioning system market, looking at product and market size and trends, product mix, key influencing factors, major suppliers and supply chain issues. This unique report provides an informed and up-to-date analysis of this market and includes a review of recent market performance, influencing factors and forecasts to 2023.

Key content covered:

  • Market overview and forecasts by value to 2023 - analysis of the market, including recent developments, forecasts and market drivers.
  • Review of end use markets - new build and RMI construction trends by sector, e.g. offices, health, education, entertainment and retail etc. 
  • Analysis of key product groups including: -Suspended ceiling grids - exposed, concealed and special grids.Suspended ceiling tiles - mineral fibre, metal, gypsum, other materials.Partitioning systems - static, movable (operable, folding etc.), other (e.g. pods, storage walls).

Key areas of insight include:

  • Overview of Suspended Ceilings and Partitioning Systems market - size and forecasts to 2023.
  • Review of market performance 2014-2018 - market value estimates 2014-2018, key influences (such as construction output, interior refurbishment sector, design trends, etc.), forecasts to 2023
  • Review of leading suppliers and distributors in the market. Main players, characteristics, developments.
  • Impact of Brexit process on non-domestic construction sectors. Areas of potential future market opportunities for suppliers.
  • Product innovation and technological developments. New designs, materials, colours, bespoke solutions, acoustic and fire-rated performance, environmental considerations etc.

Some of the companies included:

Accordial Group, Apton Partitioning, Armstrong World Industries, Beck Interiors, Burgess CEP, Byrne Group, Clestra Hauserman, Commercial Ceiling Factors (CCF), Como Interiors, Dorma (UK), Etex Group, Faram Ltd, Fastwall, Go Interiors, Hufcor UK, Hunter Douglas (UK), K&N International (Office Systems), Knauf AMF, Knauf Danonline, Komfort, Lindner Interiors Limited, Morgan Sindall, Morris & Spottiswood, Neslo Partitioning, Nevill Long, OfficePOD, Optima Group, OWA (UK), Parthos UK, Planet Partintioning, PSL Workplace, Rockfon, Saint-Gobain Ecophon, SAS International, SIG PLC, Troax Lee Manufacturing, VoestAlpine Metsec PLC.

Key areas in the report:

Market Overview

Total suspended ceilings and partitions market - definition, market size by value, current market situation.

  • Overall market mix between suspended ceilings and partitioning systems.
  • Historical trends from 2012-2016 and current situation - new build/RMI commercial construction activity, trends in Interior Refurbishment sector.
  • Market Market performance and trends 2014-2018- new build/RMI commercial construction activity, interior refurbishment sector, growing/declining sectors, short term prospects.
  • Medium term prospects and forecasts to 2023 - key factors influencing market development.
  • Key influencing factors including recent performance of key construction markets (offices, retail, education, healthcare, leisure etc.), acoustic & fire-rated performance, legislation, working practices, etc.

Suspended Ceilings

  • Definition, market size by value, current market situation in 2018 and short term prospects.
  • Mix of the suspended ceilings market: Suspended Ceiling Grids - exposed, concealed, other/bespoke; Suspended Ceiling Tiles - mineral fibre (wet felt and soft fibre), metal, gypsum and others, e.g. wood.
  • Market development 2014-2018, forecasts to 2023.
  • Key influencing factors including UK air-conditioning market and impact on suspended ceilings
  • Product Mixes: suspended ceilings sector, grid systems by type and suspended ceiling tiles by type.

Partitioning Systems

  • Definition, market size by value, current market situation in 2018 and short term prospects.
  • Mix by type of demountable/relocatable partitioning systems (static, movable (e.g. operable wall & folding partitions) and others (e.g. pods &, storage walls); trends in designs and materials. Sub-sector product mixes.
  • Market development 2014-2018, forecasts to 2023.
  • Key factors influencing current and future market performance.

Supply and Distribution

  • Review of distribution structure for suspended ceilings and partitioning systems.
  • Major manufacturers/suppliers of suspended ceilings - market shares, turnover, characteristics and products.
  • Major manufacturers/suppliers of partitioning systems - developments, turnover, characteristics.
  • Major distributors - market shares, products, characteristics.
  • Key Contractors - products, services, fit-outs, refurbishment.

Report Summary

The total UK market for suspended ceilings and partitioning systems has performed reasonably well over the last two years. Annual market growth has reached around 3-5% to 2018, driven by rising construction activity in key end user sectors, as well as a steady recovery in refurbishment and RMI work.

The overall market for suspended ceiling and partitioning products is relatively mature and primarily dependent on construction and refurbishment activity in the non-domestic sector, particularly offices, education, retail, entertainment & leisure and health.

The outlook remains reasonably positive for 2019, however both markets will face challenges. The market is likely to remain heavily dependent upon refurbishment work in existing facilities (e.g. office redesigns), rather than larger-scale newbuild developments; the exception being a number of major projects in London. Market prospects in the short term are for reasonable levels of growth, with the majority of opportunities expected to arise within the private sector.

It should be noted, however, that market growth depends heavily upon the performance of the economy and the construction sector and the government's approach to Brexit will be a key influence.


List of Report Contents

  1. Contents Listing
  2. 1. INTRODUCTION 6
  3. 2. SUMMARY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS 8
  4. 2.1 SUMMARY 8
  5. 2.2 MARKET PROSPECTS 9
  6. 3. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 11
  7. 3.1 OVERVIEW AND OUTLOOK 11
  8. 3.2 KEY DATA 12
  9. 3.2.1 GDP 12
  10. 3.2.2 Inflation & Interest Rates 12
  11. 3.2.3 Employment & Wages 13
  12. 3.2.4 Household Consumption 14
  13. 3.2.5 Sterling 15
  14. 4. OVERALL SUSPENDED CEILINGS AND PARTITIONING SYSTEMS MARKET 16
  15. 4.1 DEFINITION 16
  16. 4.2 BACKGROUND AND MARKET SIZE 16
  17. 4.3 MARKET PROSPECTS 18
  18. 4.4 PRODUCT MIX 22
  19. 4.5 KEY MARKET INFLUENCES 22
  20. 4.5.1 Office Construction 22
  21. 4.5.2 Retail Construction 24
  22. 4.5.3 Healthcare Construction 27
  23. 4.5.4 Education Construction 28
  24. 4.5.5 Entertainment & Leisure Construction 29
  25. 4.5.6 Other Construction 31
  26. 4.5.7 Fire Protection Standards 32
  27. 4.5.8 Noise and Acoustics 33
  28. 4.5.9 Environmental Factors 34
  29. 4.5.10 Working Practices 35
  30. 5. SUSPENDED CEILINGS 36
  31. 5.1 DEFINITION 36
  32. 5.2 MARKET SIZE AND PROSPECTS 36
  33. 5.3 END USE SECTOR MIX 39
  34. 5.4 PRODUCTS 40
  35. 5.4.1 Product Mix 40
  36. 5.4.2 Suspended Ceiling Grids 40
  37. 5.4.3 Suspended Ceiling Tiles 41
  38. 5.5 UK AIR CONDITIONING MARKET 43
  39. 6. PARTITIONING SYSTEMS 45
  40. 6.1 DEFINITION 45
  41. 6.2 MARKET SIZE AND PROSPECTS 45
  42. 6.3 PRODUCTS 48
  43. 6.3.1 Product Mix 48
  44. 6.3.2 Static Partitions 48
  45. 6.3.3 Movable Walls 50
  46. 6.3.4 Other Partitioning Systems 51
  47. 7. SUPPLIERS & DISTRIBUTION 53
  48. 7.1 OVERALL SUPPLY STRUCTURE 53
  49. 7.2 SUPPLIERS 55
  50. 7.2.1 Introduction to Manufacturers 55
  51. 7.2.2 Key Suppliers - Suspended Ceilings 55
  52. 7.2.3 Key Suppliers - Partitioning Systems 59
  53. 7.3 DISTRIBUTORS 61
  54. 7.4 CONTRACTORS 62

  1. Tables & Charts
  2. CHART 1: UK SUSPENDED CEILINGS AND PARTITIONING SYSTEMS MARKET (£M MSP) 2014-2023 8
  3. TABLE 2: GDP DATA - 2015-2019 - KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS 12
  4. CHART 3: INTEREST RATES AND INFLATION (CPI) FROM 2008-2023 13
  5. TABLE 4: AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS DATA - GB - TOTAL PAY - 2014-2019 (SEASONALLY ADJUSTED) 14
  6. CHART 5: PDI & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 2008-2023 14
  7. TABLE 6: EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2015-2021 - STERLING TO THE DOLLAR, AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES 15
  8. TABLE 7: UK SUSPENDED CEILINGS AND PARTITIONING SYSTEMS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2014-2023 16
  9. CHART 8: NON-DOMESTIC CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT NEW WORK BY SECTOR 2018 AND 2023 - % BY VALUE GB 19
  10. TABLE 9: UK SUSPENDED CEILINGS AND PARTITIONING SYSTEMS MARKET - SECTOR SIZE BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2018 22
  11. CHART 10: VALUE OF CONTRACTORS OUTPUT IN THE OFFICE SECTOR (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2014-2023 23
  12. CHART 11: VALUE OF CONTRACTORS OUTPUT IN THE RETAIL SECTOR (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2014-2023 25
  13. CHART 12: VALUE OF CONTRACTORS OUTPUT IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2014-2023 27
  14. CHART 13: VALUE OF CONTRACTORS OUTPUT IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2014-2023 28
  15. CHART 14: VALUE OF CONTRACTORS OUTPUT IN THE ENTERTAINMENT & LEISURE SECTOR (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2014-2023 30
  16. CHART 15: UK SUSPENDED CEILINGS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2014-2023 36
  17. CHART 16: UK SUSPENDED CEILINGS MARKET - ESTIMATED MIX BY KEY SECTORS 2018 39
  18. CHART 17: UK SUSPENDED CEILINGS MARKET PRODUCT MIX BY VALUE 2018 40
  19. TABLE 18: SUSPENDED CEILINGS MIX BY TYPE OF GRID SYSTEM (EXPOSED, CONCEALED, OTHER) BY VALUE 2018 41
  20. CHART 19: SUSPENDED CEILING TILES MIX BY MATERIAL (MINERAL FIBRE, METAL, GYPSUM, OTHER) BY VALUE 2018 42
  21. TABLE 20: KEY SUSPENDED CEILING TILE SUPPLIERS BY MATERIAL (MINERAL FIBRE, METAL, GYPSUM) 43
  22. TABLE 21: UK AIR CONDITIONING MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2014-2018 44
  23. TABLE 22: UK PARTITIONING SYSTEMS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2014-2023 46
  24. TABLE 23: PARTITIONING SYSTEMS MIX BY TYPE (STATIC, MOVABLE, OTHERS) BY VALUE 2018 48
  25. CHART 24: STATIC DEMOUNTABLE AND RELOCATABLE PARTITIONING MIX BY TYPE (ASSEMBLED ON-SITE, PRE-MANUFACTURED) BY VALUE 2018 49
  26. CHART 25: MOVABLE PARTITIONS MIX BY TYPE (OPERABLE WALLS, ACCORDION PARTITIONS, FOLDING WALLS) BY VALUE 2018 51
  27. CHART 26: UK DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE FOR SUSPENDED CEILINGS AND PARTITIONING SYSTEMS 54
  28. TABLE 27: MAJOR MANUFACTURERS OF PARTITIONING SYSTEMS AND SUSPENDED CEILINGS 2018 55
  29. TABLE 28: SUSPENDED CEILINGS SUPPLIERS - % MARKET SHARES BY VALUE 2018 56
  30. TABLE 29: SUSPENDED CEILINGS AND PARTITIONING SYSTEMS DISTRIBUTORS - % MARKET SHARES BY VALUE 2018 61

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