Bathroom Brassware & Taps Market Report UK 2023-2027 -

Bathroom Brassware & Taps Market Report UK 2023-2027

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The new Bathroom Brassware and Taps Market Report UK 2023-2027 represents an informed and up-to-date review of this changing market. Analysis of recent developments and trends by product sector is included for bath and basin brassware, including single-point TMVs. It also includes commentary on market overviews and prospects for these product sectors and overall implications for UK manufacturers.

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Key Issues Covered in the Report

  • An assessment of the impact of Brexit, the pandemic and the cost-of-living crisis on the UK bathroom taps industry, including the ongoing supply chain issues, the high price of energy, soaring inflation, and escalating production costs.
  • Review and market development of basin mixer and pillar taps, also single-point under basin TMVs, used in residential bathrooms and in commercial washrooms.
  • Review and market development of bath mixer and pillar taps, bath/shower mixers, bidet tapware, single point under-bath TMVs etc.
  • Assessment of key end-use applications with a focus on the sectors that offer the greatest potential for growth – residential RMI, new housebuilding, washroom facilities in commercial buildings, etc.
  • Overview of the leading UK bathroom brassware and taps manufacturers including company profiles and financials. Supply chain review including market map, main distributors, and key channels.

Companies Featured

Bristan Group, Rada Controls, Ideal Standard UK, RWC, Methven, Altecnic, Grohe, Horne Engineering, Hansgrohe, Intatec, Crosswater, Rodin Group, Twyford, Methven, Roxor Group, Watt Industries, Mira Showers, Honeywell, TCL Manufacturing, Delabie

Areas of Particular Interest

  • Minimalist design trends and use of tapware to personalise the bathroom space and co-ordinate with other fixtures.
  • Increasing focus on sustainability with bathroom tap solutions designed to be water efficient without compromising on performance.
  • The growth of the smart bathroom with the wider availability of touchless technology to improve the user experience.
  • Uplift in home improvement activity since the pandemic; greater focus on the home and individual wellbeing.
  • Housebuilding trends including the growth of larger 3 and 4-bedroom homes, offering positive implications for the UK bathroom taps market overall.
  • Demographic influences such as the ageing UK population, growth of single-person households and also multigenerational households.

Market summary

  • Market size by value 2018 to 2023, rates of change.
  • Bathroom brassware and taps market overview overall and key trends. Market share estimates of leading suppliers.
  • Imports and exports data.
  • Market splits including product mix by volume and value.

Market influences & drivers

  • Main influences that drive the brassware and taps industry including a detailed PESTLE analysis.
  • Analysis including impact of Brexit, the pandemic, and cost-of-living crisis. Changes in UK government leadership, policy, and standards. Economic forecasts and impact on confidence levels and expenditure.
  • Social factors including changes in consumer buying habits, lifestyle factors and population demographics. Technological developments including the trend towards smart bathrooms.
  • Environmental factors including growing number of people looking to live a greener lifestyle by investing in sustainable, quality tapware that also cuts the cost of their utility bills,

End use sectors

  • Summary of sectors driving demand for bathroom brassware and tap products, market split by end-use sector.
  • Residential new build prospects and influences including housebuilding activity, mix by type of dwelling, trends.
  • Residential RMI prospects and influences including impact of Covid-19 pandemic on level of home renovations.
  • Non-residential construction prospects and influences.

Product subsectors

  • Basin brassware – mixer and pillar taps, TMVs – market size by value 2018 to 2023. Product mix by volume. Market analysis by sub-sector.
  • Bath brassware – mixer and pillar taps, TMVs, bath/shower mixers, other tapware – market size by value 2018 to 2023. Product mix by volume. Market analysis by sub sector.
  • Key bathroom brassware suppliers. Leading company financial data and profiles.

Distribution

  • Review of distribution – map, key channels, developments.
  • Company overview and financials of key trade distributors – plumbing merchants, bathroom distributors, home improvement and other retail multiples, bathroom retailers, online specialists, direct supply etc.

Market forecasts and product innovations

  • Ten-year UK bathroom brassware and taps market view 2018 – 2022, plus forecasts to 2027, rates of change. Overview of market prospects.
  • Ten-year market view by product sub-sector to 2027 and rates of change. Summary of market prospects.
  • Product innovations and notable new product designs.

A number of key product innovations in the UK brassware and taps market have been introduced in recent years, adding value in terms of aesthetics, functionality, and water efficiency.

These include touchless bathroom taps for hygienic control, water saving mechanisms that do not compromise on user performance, inclusive products that are easy to operate by all people, safety features that ensure hot water injury does not occur, new tactile ‘living’ finishes that personalise the bathroom space and co-ordinate with other fixtures.

With a worsening UK economy at the start of 2023, we estimate that the overall UK bathroom brassware and taps market value is likely to show a value decline of 2% in 2023, with a more positive outlook from 2024 to the end of the forecast period.

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION 7
1.1 CONTEXT 7
1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION 7
1.3 DEFINITION 8
1.4 ABBREVIATIONS 9
2. MARKET SUMMARY 10
2.1 MARKET SIZE 10
2.2 MARKET OVERVIEW 11
2.3 IMPORTS AND EXPORTS 12
2.4 MARKET MIX BY PRODUCT TYPE 14
2.5 MARKET PENETRATION – WASH BASINS AND BATHS 15
2.6 MARKET PENETRATION – SECONDARY BATHROOM AND WC AMENITIES 16
3. MARKET INFLUENCES AND DRIVERS 17
3.1 MAIN MARKET INFLUENCES AND DRIVERS 17
3.2 POLITICAL INFLUENCES AND DRIVERS 17
3.3 ECONOMIC INFLUENCES AND DRIVERS 19
3.4 SOCIAL INFLUENCES AND DRIVERS 20
3.5 TECHNOLOGICAL INFLUENCES AND DRIVERS 23
3.6 LEGAL INFLUENCES AND DRIVERS 24
3.7 ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES AND DRIVERS 24
4. SUMMARY OF SECTORS DRIVING DEMAND FOR THIS PRODUCT 26
4.1 RESIDENTIAL NEW BUILD PROSPECTS AND INFLUENCES 26
4.2 RESIDENTIAL RMI ACTIVITY PROSPECTS AND INFLUENCES 29
4.3 NON-RESIDENTIAL SECTOR PROSPECTS AND INFLUENCES 31
4.3.1 Education construction 33
4.3.2 Health construction 34
4.3.3 Entertainment & leisure construction 35
5. MARKET SUB SECTORS 36
5.1 BASIN BRASSWARE AND TAPS – MARKET SIZE (VALUE) 36
5.1.1 Basin brassware and taps – market summary 36
5.1.2 Basin brassware and taps – product mix 37
5.1.3 Basin mixer taps 37
5.1.4 Basin pillar taps 39
5.1.5 Single-point basin TMVs 40
5.1.6 Basin brassware and taps – end users 41
5.1.7 Basin brassware and taps – suppliers / key players 41
5.1.8 Basin brassware and taps – leading company profiles 43
5.2 BATH BRASSWARE AND TAPS – MARKET SIZE (VALUE) 54
5.2.1 Bath brassware and taps – market summary 54
5.2.2 Bath brassware and taps – product mix 55
5.2.3 Bath mixer taps 55
5.2.4 Bath pillar taps 56
5.2.5 Bath/shower mixers 57
5.2.6 Single-point bath/bidet TMVs 57
5.2.7 Other bath brassware and taps 58
5.2.8 Bath brassware and taps – end users 59
5.2.9 Bath brassware and taps – suppliers / key players 59
6. DISTRIBUTION 60
6.1 MARKET STRUCTURE 60
6.2 CHANNEL SHARES BY SUPPLIER 61
6.3 KEY COMPANY PROFILES 62
6.3.1 Merchants 62
6.3.2 Distributors 64
6.3.3 Home improvement and retail multiples 66
6.3.4 Bathroom specialists 68
6.3.5 Online retailers 68
6.3.6 Direct supply 70
7. MARKET FORECASTS 71
7.1 TEN-YEAR MARKET VIEW (FIVE YEARS BACK, FIVE YEARS FORWARD) 71
7.1.1 Basin brassware and taps – forecast 71
7.1.2 Bath brassware and taps – forecast 72
7.2 UK BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET – PROSPECTS AND INFLUENCES 73
7.2.1 Basin brassware and taps – prospects and influences 74
7.2.2 Bath brassware and taps – prospects and influences 74
8. INNOVATION 76
APPENDICES 78
APPENDIX A: ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 78
A.1 OVERVIEW AND OUTLOOK 78
A.2 GDP 78
A.3 INFLATION & INTEREST RATES 80
A.4 EMPLOYMENT & WAGES 81
A.5 HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION 82
A.6 STERLING 83
A.7 TRADE & BUSINESS INVESTMENT 84
RESEARCH SERVICES OFFERED BY AMA RESEARCH 85

TABLES & CHARTS

CHART 1: UK BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2018 – 2023 EST 10
TABLE 2: UK BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS SUPPLIERS MARKET SHARES 2022 (% BY VALUE) 12
TABLE 3: IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF TAPS & MIXERS 2021 AND 2022 (£M) 13
CHART 4: IMPORTS OF TAPS & MIXERS 2010 – 2022 (£M) 13
CHART 5: EXPORTS OF TAPS & MIXERS 2010 – 2022 (£M) 14
TABLE 6: UK BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET % PRODUCT MIX BY VOLUME 2022 14
CHART 7: UK BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET % PRODUCT MIX BY VALUE 2022 15
CHART 8: UK BATH OWNERSHIP BY TYPE OF INSTALLATION 2022 (% BY VOLUME) 15
CHART 9: UK HOUSING STOCK WITH SECONDARY AMENITIES (2ND BATHROOM, 2
ND WC) 2022 (% BY VOLUME) 16
TABLE 10: UK BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET PESTLE SUMMARY 2023 17
TABLE 11: KEY ECONOMIC VARIABLES 2020 – 2025 19
TABLE 12: UK BATHS & SANITARYWARE MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2018-2022 21
CHART 13: BATHS MARKET MIX BY PRODUCT TYPE 2022 (% BY VOLUME) 21
CHART 14: UK HOUSEHOLDS BY SIZE 2015 AND 2021 (000S) 22
CHART 15: MARKET MIX BY TYPE OF INSTALLATION 2022 (% BY VALUE) 26
TABLE 16: GB RESIDENTIAL STARTS AND COMPLETIONS (ENGLAND, WALES, AND SCOTLAND) (000’S) 2018 – 2025 27
CHART 17: NEW BUILD COMPLETIONS MIX BY TYPE OF DWELLING 2008 – 2022 28
CHART 18: ENGLAND – MIX OF PRIVATE HOUSING COMPLETIONS BY DWELLING SIZE (NUMBERS OF BEDROOMS) 2012 – 2022 29
TABLE 19: UK RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS VALUED AT £40K OR ABOVE 2018-2022 30
CHART 20: NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT NEW WORK & RMI BY VALUE 2018 – 2025 (£BN AT CURRENT PRICES) 31
CHART 21: NON-RESIDENTIAL NEW CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT ANALYSIS BY SECTOR 2022 AND 2025 (% BY VALUE) 32
CHART 22: VALUE OF CONTRACTORS OUTPUT IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2021 – 2025 33
CHART 23: VALUE OF CONTRACTORS OUTPUT IN THE HEALTH SECTOR (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2021 – 2025 34
CHART 24: VALUE OF CONTRACTORS OUTPUT IN THE EDUCATION & LEISURE SECTOR (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2021 – 2025 35
CHART 25: BASIN BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2018 – 2023 36
TABLE 26: UK BASIN BRASSWARE % PRODUCT MIX BY VOLUME 2022 37
TABLE 27: LEADING BRASSWARE AND TAPS SUPPLIERS 2022 42
TABLE 28: BRISTAN GROUP LTD 43
TABLE 29: IDEAL STANDARD UK LTD 44
TABLE 30: ARMITAGE SHANKS LTD 45
TABLE 31: HANSGROHE LTD 46
TABLE 32: GROHE LTD 46
TABLE 33: NORCROS GROUP HOLDINGS LTD 47
TABLE 34: CROSSWATER LTD 48
TABLE 35: TCL MANUFACTURING LTD 48
TABLE 36: METHVEN UK LTD 49
TABLE 37: GEBERIT SERVICE LTD 49
TABLE 38: KOHLER MIRA LTD 50
TABLE 39: ROXOR GROUP LTD 51
CHART 40: BATH BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2018 – 2023 54
TABLE 41: UK BATH BRASSWARE AND TAPS % PRODUCT MIX BY VOLUME 2022 55
CHART 42: DISTRIBUTION STRUCTURE FOR BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS 60
CHART 43: UK BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET DISTRIBUTION BY CHANNEL 2022 (% BY VALUE) 61
TABLE 44: TRAVIS PERKINS LTD 63
TABLE 45: WOLSELEY UK LTD 63
TABLE 46: SCREWFIX DIRECT LTD 64
TABLE 47: PJH GROUP LTD 65
TABLE 48: ROBERT LEE DISTRIBUTION LTD 65
TABLE 49: B & Q LTD 66
TABLE 50: WICKES BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD 67
TABLE 51: HOMEBASE (UK & I) HOLDINGS LTD 67
TABLE 52: VICTORIAN PLUMBING LTD 69
TABLE 53: VICTORIA PLUM LTD 69
TABLE 54: UK BATHROOM BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2018-2027 71
TABLE 55: UK BASIN BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2018-2027 72
TABLE 56: UK BATH BRASSWARE AND TAPS MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2018-2027 72
CHART A1: GROSS VALUE ADDED BY SECTOR 80
CHART A2: CPI INFLATION AND BANK OF ENGLAND BASE RATE 81
CHART A3: AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS BY SECTOR 82
CHART A4: DISPOSABLE INCOME PER CAPITA & SAVINGS RATIO 83
CHART A5: STERLING EXCHANGE RATES TO THE DOLLAR AND THE EURO 83
CHART A6: TRADE & BUSINESS INVESTMENT, 2018-2020 84

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