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Prefabricated Volumetric Building Systems Market Report - UK 2018-2022

Published: 29/03/2018 / Number of Pages: 62 / Price: £845.00

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Introduction and Overview

The 8th edition of the 'Prefabricated Volumetric Building Systems Market Report - UK 2018-2022' incorporates original input and primary research, and represents an up-to-date and informed review of this changing and complex market.

Key issues analysed in the report

  • Market size & structure - market value, trends, forecasts for future growth, key influencing factors etc.
  • Product mix - site accommodation products, volumetric building systems.
  • Key end use sectors - analysis of end user sectors, with a focus on site accommodation & event hire, education, housing, healthcare, retail, park homes and hotels.
  • Major suppliers - market share, market position, relative end user strengths and profiles.

Areas of particular interest

  • Forecasts of the performance of the market for volumetric buildings systems & portable accommodation 2018-2022.
  • Review of performance of key end use markets including; site accommodation student accommodation, housing education, hotels, park homes etc.
  • Focus on market potential of the offsite housing sector.
  • Review of public sector offsite construction procurement frameworks.
  • Review of major suppliers with market shares for the larger companies.
  • Detailed market data and insight on the prefabricated volumetric building systems market by AMA Research, a leading UK provider of construction market intelligence.

Some of the companies included:

Actavo Building Solutions, A-Plant, Boyton-BRJ Systems, Caledonian Modular, Carter Accommodation, Clark's Modular Buildings, Cotaplan, Danzer, Darwin Group, Derbybeech, Eagle Plant, Elite Building Systems, Elliott Hire, Extraspace Industries, Extraspace Solutions, Foremans Relocatable Systems, Garic, Genquip Groundhog UK, Ideal Building Systems, Integra Buildings, Konstructa Hire, Liberty Group, L Lynch, Maccom Hire, McAvoy Group, Mobile Mini UK, MPH Building Systems, MTX Contracts, Nixon Hire, PKL, Portable Offices, Portakabin Group, Premier Modular, Rollalong, Sibcas, Springfield Mobile, The Elliott Group, The Wernick Group, Thurston Building Systems, Vision Modular Systems UK, Wernick Hire, Western Building Systems.


Market Overview

  • Total market size by value at manufacturers sales prices for volumetric building systems and portable accommodation 2012-2017 with forecasts 2018 -2022.
  • Key influencing factors driving or impacting market growth - general levels of construction activity, housing demand, public sector procurement frameworks for offsite construction, Building Information Modelling, skills shortages, sustainability factors.
  • Product mix - analysis by product type - portable accommodation, permanent buildings and semi-permanent buildings.
  • End use application mix - construction & industrial sites, education, healthcare, housing, hotels, retail, student & keyworker accommodation, other (incl. permanent offices, custodial).

Key End Use Sectors

  • Portable accommodation and sanitation units - construction sites, event hire & infrastructure sites. Estimated sector values at hire prices & key trends. Overview of major hire firms.
  • Education - overview of schools and university sectors, identification of key market divers and recent developments. Identification of leading manufacturers supplying the sector.
  • Housing - overview of public & private sectors, identification of key market divers and recent developments. Identification of leading manufacturers supplying the sector.
  • Healthcare - sector overview, identification of key market divers and recent developments. Identification of leading manufacturers supplying the sector.
  • Student accommodation - sector overview, identification of key market divers and recent developments. Identification of leading manufacturers supplying the sector. focus on purpose built and the supply chain e.g. UPP, Unite etc.
  • Hotels - sector overview, identification of key market divers and recent developments. Focus on budget sector. Identification of leading manufacturers supplying the sector.
  • Retail - sector overview, identification of key market divers and recent developments. Focus on convenience /forecourt stores. Identification of leading manufacturers supplying the sector.
  • Park Homes - sector overview, identification of key market divers and recent developments. Identification of leading manufacturers supplying the sector e.g. Stately-Albion, Omar Homes etc.

Supply Structure

  • Industry structure, Key players, recent market entrants, supply chain, geographical distribution. Overall market shares.
  • Profiles of major manufacturers - recent changes, sector strengths, turnovers.
  • Overview of the hire sector and leading hire companies.

Report Summary

The UK market for volumetric modular buildings and portable accommodation returned to growth in 2017 following a dip in market value in 2016. The market comprises manufacturers and suppliers offering factory-made, fully assembled 3-dimensional modules, although some manufacturers offer panellised options. Products are broadly split between permanent and semi-permanent buildings, on the one hand, which are usually constructed from two or more modules, and temporary or portable accommodation.

Since the start of the recovery in the construction industry in 2013, demand for volumetric construction has improved, in part due to increased demand for site accommodation on major infrastructure projects e.g. the Crossrail and Thameslink railway construction programmes, plus recovery in other sectors such as offices and education.

Over the next few years to 2022, there are several factors that could well underpin steady growth in the sector, probably over and above that forecast for the overall construction industry. These include an increasing number of public sector procurement frameworks several of which are specific to offsite construction, and an increasing use of Building Information Modelling (BIM). More importantly there is now a strong likelihood of an increase in the use of volumetric and other types of offsite construction methods to help meet the chronic housing shortage and cope with the lack of traditional construction skills within the construction industry.


List of Contents

Contents Listing

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION 6
  2. 1.1 BACKGROUND 6
  3. 1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION 6
  4. 2. SUMMARY 7
  5. 2.1 SUMMARY 7
  6. 3. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 9
  7. 3.1 GDP 9
  8. 3.2 INFLATION & INTEREST RATES 10
  9. 3.3 UNEMPLOYMENT 11
  10. 3.4 HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION 12
  11. 3.5 HOUSING & CONSTRUCTION 12
  12. 3.6 STERLING 13
  13. 3.7 POPULATION PROFILE 13
  14. 3.8 CONCLUSIONS 14
  15. 4. THE MARKET 15
  16. 4.1 MARKET DEFINITION 15
  17. 4.2 MARKET SIZE AND TRENDS 15
  18. 4.3 KEY MARKET FACTORS 18
  19. 4.3.1 Construction Activity Levels 18
  20. 4.3.2 Public Sector Procurement Frameworks 23
  21. 4.3.3 Building Information Modelling 24
  22. 4.3.4 Shortages in Traditional Construction Skills 25
  23. 4.3.5 Perceptions of Costs and Risks 26
  24. 4.3.6 Quality Assurance 26
  25. 4.3.7 Sustainability Issues 27
  26. 4.3.8 Demand for housing 28
  27. 5. END USE SECTORS 30
  28. 5.1 DEFINITION 30
  29. 5.2 PRODUCT MIX OVERVIEW 31
  30. 5.3 APPLICATION MIX OVERVIEW 31
  31. 5.4 TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION AND SANITATION UNITS 32
  32. 5.4.1 Construction site accommodation 32
  33. 5.4.2 Event Hire 33
  34. 5.4.3 Hire companies 34
  35. 5.5 EDUCATION 35
  36. 5.6 HOUSING 37
  37. 5.7 STUDENT ACCOMMODATION 41
  38. 5.8 HEALTHCARE 45
  39. 5.9 HOTELS 47
  40. 5.10 RETAIL OUTLETS 49
  41. 5.11 PARK HOMES 51
  42. 5.12 END USER SECTOR MARKET MIX FORECASTS 52
  43. 6. SUPPLY 54
  44. 6.1 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 54
  45. 6.1.1 Supply 54
  46. 6.1.2 Geographical location 54
  47. 6.2 MARKET SHARES 55
  48. 6.3 SUPPLY CHAIN 56
  49. 6.4 SUPPLIER PROFILES 57
  50. 6.4.1 Manufacturers 57
  51. 6.4.2 Hire and leasing 61

Tables of Charts

  1. CHART 1: UK MARKET FOR VOLUMETRIC MODULAR BUILDINGS AND TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION £M 2012 -2022 7
  2. TABLE 2: GDP DATA - 2015-2017 - KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS 9
  3. CHART 3: INTEREST RATES AND INFLATION (CPI) FROM 2000-2022 11
  4. CHART 4: PDI & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 2000-2022 12
  5. TABLE 5: EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2014-2020 - STERLING TO THE DOLLAR, AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES 13
  6. TABLE 6: UK MARKET FOR VOLUMETRIC MODULAR BUILDING SYSTEMS AND TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION (£M MSP) 2012-2017 AND FORECASTS 2018-2022 16
  7. TABLE 7: TOTAL CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT BY VALUE (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2012-2021 18
  8. CHART 8: CONSTRUCTION NEW WORK BY END-USE SECTOR BY VALUE 2017 19
  9. CHART 9: UK MARKET FOR VOLUMETRIC BUILDING SYSTEMS AND TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION BY VALUE 2016/17 31
  10. CHART 10: UK MARKET FOR VOLUMETRIC BUILDING SYSTEMS AND TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION BY APPLICATION BY VALUE (MSP) 32
  11. TABLE 11: CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT GROWTH - TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE (ROADS, RAILWAYS, PORTS & AIRPORTS) £M 2014 - 2021 33
  12. CHART 12: UK EVENTS MARKET BY MAIN APPLICATIONS (WELFARE UNITS, TOILETS & SHOWERS, MARKETING SUITES, TICKET BOOTHS, ETC.) BY VALUE 34
  13. CHART 13: EDUCATION CONSTRUCTION NEW WORK OUTPUT AND FORECASTS - BY VALUE (£BN AT CURRENT PRICES) 2021 -2021 35
  14. CHART 14: TYPES OF STUDENT ACCOMMODATION IN THE UK - APPROXIMATE SHARE BY TYPE 2016-17 42
  15. TABLE 15: MARKET SHARES OF LEADING COMMERCIAL OPERATORS OF STUDENT ACCOMMODATION BY BED SPACE NUMBERS 2015-16 43
  16. CHART 16: ESTIMATED NUMBER OF NEW STUDENT BED SPACES BUILT PER YEAR 2013-2022 44
  17. CHART 17: HEALTHCARE CONSTRUCTION NEW WORK OUTPUT BY VALUE (£BN AT CURRENT PRICES) 2012 TO 2021 46
  18. CHART 18: UK BUDGET HOTEL SECTOR CUMULATIVE GROWTH IN TOTAL ROOM NUMBERS 1995 - 2016 48
  19. TABLE 19: BUDGET HOTEL SECTOR: TOTAL SUPPLY 2005, 2010, 2014 AND 2016 (EST) - BY NUMBER OF HOTELS AND ROOMS AND AVERAGE NUMBER OF ROOMS PER HOTEL 48
  20. TABLE 20: UK BRAND BUDGET HOTEL SECTOR MARKET SHARES BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS 49
  21. CHART 21: RETAIL CONSTRUCTION NEW WORK OUTPUT (GB) BY VALUE (£BN AT CURRENT PRICES) 2012 TO 2021 50
  22. CHART 22: UK PARK HOMES MARKET BY NUMBER OF UNITS 2009-2016 52
  23. CHART 23: FORECAST MIX OF SALES OF VOLUMETRIC BUILDING SYSTEMS & TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION TO MAJOR END USER SECTORS BY VALUE 2022 53
  24. CHART 24: REGIONAL STRUCTURE OF UK MODULAR & TEMPORARY BUILDINGS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY - % MIX BY OUTPUT VOLUME/CAPACITY 56
  25. TABLE 25: KEY SUPPLIERS SHARES OF THE PREFABRICATED VOLUMETRIC BUILDINGS MARKET - BY VALUE 2016-2017 57

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