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Residential Doors Market Report - UK 2016-2020 Analysis

Published: 15/07/2016 / Number of Pages: 75 / Price: £795.00

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Introduction and Overview

The 4th edition of this report reviews the residential door sector, which has experienced relatively strong market growth in recent years - boosted primarily by a recovery in the housebuilding market and the popularity of bifold doors in many home improvement projects. The report incorporates original input and primary research, and represents an up-to-date report of the fragmented residential doors market sectors covering internal and external products.

Key sections covered:

  • Market overview - market developments since 2010 and key influencing factors, with forecasts to 2020.
  • Sector reviews - entrance doors, patio doors and internal doors.
  • Analysis by frame material - timber, aluminium, PVCu and composites.
  • Key end use sectors - private new build, social housing new build, private sector home improvement and social housing replacement.
  • Supply and distribution - structure in the door manufacturing industry including PVCu systems & fabricators, joinery manufacturers, aluminium systems, composite door manufacturers and retail glazing companies.

Key areas of insight include:

  • Review of market activity levels 2013-16 with prospects for 2016/17. Key trends and market drivers identified.
  • Material usage trends in key product sectors - market mixes by volume and value, growth of bifold doors and composites, etc.
  • Market trends in public and private sectors.
  • Review of supply and distribution structure - recent corporate activity and prospects for future rationalisation and reorganisation of supply structure.
  • Forecasts of market performance to 2020.
  • Detailed market data and insight on the residential doors market by AMA Research, a leading UK provider of construction market intelligence.

Some of the companies included:

3D Aluminium Plas, Acorn Doors, All Glass Systems (AGS), Allan Brothers, Aluk UK, Ambass-A-Door, Anglian Windows, Architectonics Aluminium Systems, Armador, B&Q, Benlowe Group (BGL), Birtley Building Products, Bowater Building Products, Boyland Joinery, Britdoors Group, Broadleaf, Broxwood (Scotland), C R Smith, Capital Windows Manufacturing, Capstone Doors, Clear View, Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems, Deceuninck, Dempsey Dyer, Distinction Doors, Door-Stop International, Duration Windows, Epwin Group, Eurocell Profiles, GBW Panels, George Barnsdale & Sons, Grafton Group, Hallmark Panels, Homebase, Howarth Windows & Doors, Howdens Joinery, Hurst Plastics, Ian Firth Hardware, IG Doors, Internorm, JB Kind, Jeld-Wen UK, John A Russell (Joinery), Kloeber UK, LB Plastics, LBS Benchmark Doors, LPD Doors, Magnet, Manse Masterdor, Masco UK Window Group, Mumford and Wood, My House Group, Nationwide Windows, New World Developments, Nice Door Panels, Orlestone Oak, Pendle Doors, Performance Window Group, Phoenix Door Panels, Polyframe, Premdor Crosby, Profile Developments, Profine UK, Raldoors, Rehau, Reynaers Limited, Rockdoor, Saint-Gobain Group, Sapa Building Systems, Scotts of Thrapston, Screwfix, Season Master, Sekura, Senior Architectural Systems (SAS), Singer Doors, Smart Systems, Sun Paradise, The Coloured Door Company, The Sash Window Workshop, Todd Doors, Toolstation, Veka, Vista Panels, Wickes, Wolseley UK, XL Joinery.

Market Review

  • Overall residential doors market size and market mix by value 2010-2020 - market volumes 2010-2020, overall product mix, materials mix and role of international trade, key general trends and underlying market drivers and forecasts of future trends to 2020.
  • Overview of new build/home improvement markets - share by sector, recent trends and market prospects.
  • Overview of private/public sector - share by sectors, trends and market prospects.
  • Key influencing factors - housebuilding volumes and forecasts up to 2020, mix between houses/apartments 2005-2016, private and social/affordable housing, housing RMI overview and forecasts with regional analysis for RMI.
  • Overall product mix - entrance doors, patio doors and internal doors - share by value 2015 and changes in recent years.
  • Future prospects - review of market prospects in 2016-17 and longer term prospects up to 2020 - growth sectors, bifolds/composites, sustainability issues etc.

Product Mix

  • Analysis of residential entrance doors sector by value and volume 2010-2020 - focus on both newbuild and replacement markets, share mix by frame material (PVCu, Composite, Aluminium, Timber) and end-user sector. Details of key market drivers and future prospects, growth of composites etc.
  • Analysis of patio door sector by value 2010-2020. Focus on both newbuild and replacement markets 2010-2015, share mix by frame material and end-user sector (new build/replacement). Growth of bifold doors, future prospects etc.
  • Analysis of internal door market by volume and value. Estimates by new build and replacement, private and social 2015. Details of key market drivers and future prospects.
  • Overall trends in window and door markets - key product sectors, private and public sector trends - future prospects up to 2020.

Supply and Distribution

  • Analysis of door supply channels - retail glazing companies, PVC-U systems fabricators, aluminium systems fabricators, timber door manufacturers and specialist suppliers, (e.g. composite door manufacturers).
  • Changes in supply structure - rationalisation in supply chain.
  • Review of key suppliers - major players, product specialists etc.
  • Key distribution channels for residential doors - variations between materials and end use sectors.
  • Future prospects - likely changes in market structure.

Future Prospects

  • Market prospects in 2016-20 - key drivers in door & window market and longer term prospects. Key growth sectors.
  • Overall trends in glazing industry - materials, sectors etc.
  • Impact of changes on market structures.

Report Summary

The market for residential doors is relatively mature, reliant on a combination of new housebuilding and home improvement sectors. The recession led to a significant decline in demand, but this has now been almost completely reversed by a strong recovery in the housebuilding sector and greater confidence in the home improvement market. The experience in 2012-16 has been for significant growth in demand driven by large-scale increases in house completions and an underlying trend in RMI. Home improvements boosted by growth in consumer spending have added to the growth. Value growth has occurred through increased use of a broader range of higher value products and by legislation and standards requiring improved security, thermal and fire performance ratings, leading to the higher specification of products. Additionally, door suppliers experiencing higher demand have implemented long-needed price rises, although this has been tempered somewhat by increased competition. Although a mature market, the residential doors sector has experienced a range of new developments which have influenced demand positively- composite and bi-fold doors, wide range of colours for timber and PVCu doors, texturizing of composite and PVCu doors and cassette glazing options.

In terms of product mix, internal doors dominate the sector in 2016 in value terms, followed by entrance doors and patio doors. Replacements dominate the mix, with private sector home improvements and social housing replacements estimated to account for combined value share of almost 70% in 2016. The internal door market has been expanding following significant decline in 2007-10, and has benefited from a number of trends including increased glazing options and the move towards more factory finished/semi-finished products boosted by the recovery of the residential building sector. The entrance door sector has also improved in the past 2 years with indications of sustained good growth for 2016 - underpinned by rise in the new housing market and continued steady demand in RMI, mainly from the private sector. The experience of the patio doors sector in 2012-15 has been for steady underlying value growth from sales of higher value products and increased volumes of patio/French doors and balcony/Juliet balcony doors in the new build sector - and the wider adoption of bi-folds in the new build and replacement sectors.

The supply structure remains complex and fragmented but increasingly competitive, particularly in the entrance door market. Many companies that originally focused on single materials - eg: aluminium, PVCu or timber - have extended their product ranges to include alternative products in order to widen channel exposure. Residential doors have benefited from the wider distribution of all types of doors in recent years, particularly through retail DIY multiple channels and the Internet.

Current forecasts indicate steady good growth into the medium-term. However, market growth could be compromised by the UK's decision to leave the EU, which could lead to less buoyant consumer confidence and spending than previously forecast. Factors likely to have a positive impact on volume and value growth include housing completions, the house moving market, trend for higher value replacements, continued steady RMI work and especially home improvements. All sectors of the residential door market are likely to benefit from the continuation of the current trend for maximising daylight which that promotes the increased use of glazed products specified for all three product categories. Composites will continue to gain share of the entrance door market, mainly at the expense of PVCu although not at the same rate of growth in previous years. The internal doors market is likely to continue to benefit from the trend for value added products such as factory applied finishes, engineered doors with hardwood veneers and semi-finished products. However, the mature nature of the market will mean that suppliers will have to continue to fight for share in a growing competitive market.


List of Report Contents

  1. Contents Listing
  2. 1. INTRODUCTION 7
  3. 1.1 BACKGROUND 7
  4. 1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION 7
  5. 2. SUMMARY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS 9
  6. 2.1 SUMMARY 9
  7. 2.2 MARKET PROSPECTS 10
  8. 3. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 11
  9. 3.1 GDP 11
  10. 3.2 INFLATION & INTEREST RATES 13
  11. 3.3 UNEMPLOYMENT 14
  12. 3.4 HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION 14
  13. 3.5 HOUSING & CONSTRUCTION 15
  14. 3.6 STERLING 15
  15. 3.7 POPULATION PROFILE 16
  16. 3.8 CONCLUSIONS 16
  17. 4. MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL DOORS 18
  18. 4.1 DEFINITION 18
  19. 4.2 MARKET SIZE 18
  20. 4.2.1 Market Value 18
  21. 4.2.2 Market Volume 19
  22. 4.2.3 Current Situation 20
  23. 4.2.4 Market Prospects 21
  24. 4.3 PRODUCT MIX 22
  25. 4.4 MIX BY APPLICATION 23
  26. 4.5 MIX BY MATERIAL 24
  27. 4.5.1 Overall Market for Windows and Doors 24
  28. 4.5.2 Role of International Trade 25
  29. 4.5.3 Trends in Materials Usage for Residential Doors 27
  30. 4.6 KEY MARKET INFLUENCES 29
  31. 4.6.1 Housebuilding Overview and Forecasts 29
  32. 4.6.2 Mix of Housebuilding Types 31
  33. 4.6.3 Housing RMI - Overview and Forecasts 33
  34. 4.6.4 House Moving Market 35
  35. 4.6.5 Legislation and Standards 36
  36. 5. PRODUCT SECTORS 38
  37. 5.1 OVERVIEW 38
  38. 5.2 INTERNAL DOORS 38
  39. 5.2.1 Market Size 38
  40. 5.2.2 Mix by End-Use Sector 39
  41. 5.2.3 Material Mix 41
  42. 5.2.4 Market Prospects 42
  43. 5.3 ENTRANCE DOORS 42
  44. 5.3.1 Market Size 42
  45. 5.3.2 Mix by End Use Sector 44
  46. 5.3.3 Materials Mix 45
  47. 5.3.4 Market Prospects 46
  48. 5.4 PATIO DOORS 47
  49. 5.4.1 Market Size 47
  50. 5.4.2 Mix by End-Use Sector 49
  51. 5.4.3 Mix by Material 50
  52. 5.4.4 Market Prospects 51
  53. 6. SUPPLIERS 53
  54. 6.1 OVERVIEW 53
  55. 6.2 COMPOSITE DOORS 53
  56. 6.2.1 Corporate Activity 54
  57. 6.2.2 Key Suppliers 54
  58. 6.3 TIMBER DOORS 56
  59. 6.3.1 Corporate Activity 56
  60. 6.3.2 Leading Suppliers 56
  61. 6.3.3 Solid Wood Doors 59
  62. 6.4 PVCU DOORS 59
  63. 6.4.1 Corporate Activity 59
  64. 6.4.2 Leading Suppliers 60
  65. 6.5 ALUMINIUM 62
  66. 6.5.1 Corporate Activity 63
  67. 6.5.2 Leading Suppliers 63
  68. 7. DISTRIBUTION 65
  69. 7.1 OVERVIEW OF DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE 65
  70. 7.2 DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE BY FRAME MATERIAL 66
  71. 7.2.1 PVCu 66
  72. 7.2.2 Aluminium 67
  73. 7.2.3 Timber 69
  74. 7.2.4 Composites/Internal Doors 70
  75. 7.3 KEY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS 71
  76. 7.3.1 Retail/Direct Sell Window and Door Companies 71
  77. 7.3.2 Specialist Door Distributors 73
  78. 7.3.3 Builders/Timber Merchants 74
  79. 7.3.4 DIY Multiples 75
  80. 7.3.5 Catalogue Stores/Trade Counters, Internet, etc 75
  1. Tables & Charts
  2. TABLE 1 UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR RESIDENTIAL DOORS 2011 TO 2020 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 9
  3. TABLE 2 GDP DATA - 2013-2016 - KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS 12
  4. CHART 3 INTEREST RATES AND INFLATION (CPI) FROM 2000-2020 13
  5. CHART 4 PDI & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 2000-2020 14
  6. TABLE 5 EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2012-2017 - STERLING TO THE DOLLAR, AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES 16
  7. CHART 6 UK MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL DOORS 2011 TO 2020 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 19
  8. CHART 7 UK MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL DOORS 2010 TO 2020 - BY VOLUME (000'S) 20
  9. CHART 8 UK RESIDENTIAL DOORS MARKET SHARE BY TYPE (INTERNAL, ENTRANCE AND PATIO DOORS) 2016 (EST) - % BY VALUE 23
  10. CHART 9 UK MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL DOORS APPLICATION MIX (PRIVATE / SOCIAL NEW BUILD, PRIVATE HOME IMPROVEMENT AND SOCIAL HOUSING REPLACEMENT) 2016 (EST) - % BY VALUE 24
  11. TABLE 10 UK MARKET FOR DOORS AND WINDOWS BY MATERIAL (TIMBER, PVCU AND ALUMINIUM) 2010 - 2014 - BY VALUE (£M MSP) 25
  12. CHART 11 UK INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN DOORS AND WINDOWS - IMPORTS BY PRODUCT TYPE (TIMBER, PVCU AND ALUMINIUM) 2011 TO 2015 - SHARE BY VALUE (£M) 26
  13. CHART 12 UK INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN DOORS AND WINDOWS - EXPORTS BY PRODUCT TYPE (TIMBER, PVCU AND ALUMINIUM) 2011 TO 2015 - SHARE BY VALUE (£M) 27
  14. TABLE 13 RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT (GB) NEW BUILD AND RMI 2011 - 2020 - BY VALUE (£BN AT CURRENT PRICES) 29
  15. CHART 14 NEW HOUSING STARTS AND COMPLETIONS (GB) 2011 TO 2020 - BY VOLUME (DWELLINGS) 30
  16. CHART 15 HOUSEBUILDING COMPLETIONS IN ENGLAND BY MIX OF HOUSES/FLATS FINANCIAL YEARS 2008-09 TO 2015-16 % VOLUME 32
  17. TABLE 16 HOUSEBUILDING IN ENGLAND - PERMANENT DWELLINGS COMPLETED (HOUSES AND FLATS)2008/09 TO 2014/15 - % BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS 33
  18. CHART 17 RMI HOUSING OUTPUT AND FORECASTS 2011 - 2020 - BY VALUE (£M AT CURRENT PRICES) 34
  19. TABLE 18 HOUSING RMI REGIONAL ANALYSIS (GB) 2013 - 2015 - BY VALUE (£M) AND % BY REGION 35
  20. TABLE 19 NUMBER OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS UK 2011 TO 2015 - BY VOLUME ('000) 35
  21. CHART 20 UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR RESIDENTIAL INTERNAL DOORS 2011 TO 2020 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 38
  22. CHART 21 UK MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL INTERNAL DOORS BY END USE SECTOR (NEW BUILD & REPLACEMENT, PUBLIC & PRIVATE SECTORS) 2016 (EST) - % BY VALUE 40
  23. TABLE 22 UK MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL INTERNAL DOORS CHANGES IN END USE SECTOR MIX 2007, 2013 AND 2016 (EST) - % BY VALUE 40
  24. CHART 23 UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR RESIDENTIAL ENTRANCE DOORS 2011 TO 2020 - BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 43
  25. CHART 24 RESIDENTIAL ENTRANCE DOORS MARKET MIX BY END-USE SECTOR (NEW BUILD/REPLACEMENT, PRIVATE/SOCIAL) 2016 (EST) - % BY VOLUME 44
  26. CHART 25 UK ENTRANCE DOORS MARKET MIX BY MATERIAL (PVCU, COMPOSITE, TIMBER, OTHER) 2016 (EST) - % BY VOLUME 45
  27. CHART 26 UK MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS FOR PATIO DOORS 2011 TO 2020 BY VALUE (£M AT MSP) 48
  28. CHART 27 UK MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL PATIO DOORS BY END USE SECTOR (NEW BUILD AND HOME IMPROVEMENT) 2016 (EST)- % BY VOLUME 49
  29. CHART 28 UK MARKET FOR RESIDENTIAL PATIO DOORS END USE MIX (NEW BUILD AND HOME IMPROVEMENT) 2011-16 (EST) - % BY VOLUME 50
  30. CHART 29 UK MARKET FOR REPLACEMENT RESIDENTIAL PATIO DOORS MIX BY FRAME MATERIAL (TIMBER, ALUMINIUM & PVCU) 1986, 2012,2014 & 2016 - % BY VALUE 51
  31. CHART 30 DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE - PVCU DOORS 66
  32. CHART 31 DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE - ALUMINIUM DOORS 68
  33. CHART 32 DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE - TIMBER DOORS 70

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