High-Rise Construction Market Report - UK 2021-2025 -

High-Rise Construction Market Report - UK 2021-2025

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Market research report on the UK high-rise building construction market, covering market size, forecasts, key market influencers, supply chain and contractors for the sector between 2021 and 2025.

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The 3rd edition of the High Rise Construction Market Report – UK 2021-2025 incorporating original input and primary research, the report should be of particular interest to construction companies and their supply chains, housing associations, developers and investors and key stakeholders and companies operating in both the residential and commercial property markets.

Key issues analysed include:

Review of high-rise buildings in the UK

  • Definitions; total number of high-rise completions 2010-2021 and breakdown by height ranges; end-use sector mixes 2021; review of superstructure materials used and breakdown; total high-rise completions and breakdown by city and period of completions at July 2021; list of 20 tallest buildings in UK.

High-rise buildings construction market:

  • Value of the development pipeline 2016-2020 and forecasts 2021-2025.
  • Review of key market factors e.g. fire safety, planning policies for high-rise, high-rise building strategies.
  • Review of developments by end-use mix 2016-2020
  • High-rise development pipelines 2021-2027 for London and for other key cities including Birmingham, Manchester, Salford; Leeds and Liverpool.

Key End Use Sectors:

  • Review of the residential, commercial use etc – mix by use for the overall UK market and by key regions.
  • Residential sub-sector reviews – affordable, private luxury, rental /build to rent
  • Commercial sector reviews –offices, student accommodation.

Construction materials and costing review:

  • Construction costs and design considerations.
  • High-rise construction costs by element e.g. envelope, fit-out.
  • Implications of Hackitt Review on materials specification for high-rise projects; environmental considerations.
  • Core materials & products and supplier for high-rise buildings.

Contracting in the high-rise sector:

  • Main contractors’ shares of high-rise projects by values and numbers of contract awards 2016-2027.
  • Profiles of leading half dozen contractors and projects.
  • ‘Thumbnail’ reviews of others active high-rise construction:- leading contractors, developers, consulting engineers, architects, MEP engineering firms, and structural engineers.

The construction of high-rise buildings has increased considerably in recent years, with a rise in both the number and height of buildings being constructed. The pipeline of high-rise buildings across the UK remains strong, with around 550 in the development pipeline, of which around 58% are in London, although projects in London account for more than three quarters of total pipeline value.

This report evaluates growth in high-rise development in terms of numbers of annual completions 2016-2020 and by the gross value of annual project pipelines. Estimated forecasts are given to 2025, although data will change as new projects enter the pipeline while others complete.

Contents Listing

1. INTRODUCTION 8
1.1 BACKGROUND 8
1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION 9
2. SUMMARY AND PROSPECTS 11
2.1 KEY TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS 11
2.2 UK REGIONS AND LONDON 12
2.3 KEY END-USE SECTORS 13
3. UK OVERVIEW OF HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS 15
3.1 DEFINITION 15
3.2 COMPLETIONS 16
3.3 END USE SECTORS 17
3.4 MAINFRAME MATERIALS 19
3.5 REGIONAL OVERVIEW 20
3.6 UK’S TALLEST BUILDINGS 21
4. HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION MARKET 23
4.1 CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT IN THE HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS SECTOR 23
4.2 KEY INFLUENCES 26
4.2.1 Fire and materials safety 26
4.2.2 Planning policy for high-rise buildings 28
4.2.3 London – high-rise buildings strategies 29
4.3 LONDON HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE 2021-2027 30
4.4 OTHER REGIONS HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE 35
4.4.2 Manchester 35
4.4.3 Birmingham 38
4.4.4 Leeds 40
4.4.5 Salford 43
4.4.6 Liverpool 44
4.4.7 Other Cities 46
5 KEY END-USE SECTORS IN THE HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS MARKET 49
5.1 OVERVIEW 49
5.2 RESIDENTIAL 49
5.2.1 Affordable housing 50
5.2.2 Private sector – luxury residential 51
5.2.3 Private Rental /Build to Rent Sector 53
5.3 COMMERCIAL OFFICE 56
5.4 PURPOSE-BUILT STUDENT ACCOMMODATION (PBSA) 58
6 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND COSTS 61
6.1 COST ISSUES 61
6.1.1 Overview 61
6.1.2 Construction costs and design considerations 61
6.1.3 High-rise Construction Costs by Element 63
6.2 CONSTRUCTION METHODS 66
6.2.1 Off-site construction 66
6.2.2 Implications for building materials used in high-rise construction 67
6.2.3 Sustainability/environmental considerations 67
6.2.4 Key materials and product suppliers for high-rise buildings 68
7. HIGH-RISE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTING 70
7.1 KEY CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES AND CONTRACTORS IN THE HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS SECTOR 70
7.1.1 Contractor’s Market Share in the High-rise Sector 70
7.2 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR PROFILES 70
7.2.1 Multiplex 70
7.2.2 Sir Robert McAlpine (SRA) 71
7.2.3 Canary Wharf Group Plc (CWG) 72
7.2.4 Mace 72
7.2.5 The Berkeley Group Plc (TBG) 73
7.2.6 Lendlease 73
7.3 CONSTRUCTION AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 74
7.3.1 Developers/Investors: 74
7.3.2 Architects: 75
7.3.3 Construction main/lead contractors (not covered in the main profiles): 76
7.3.4 Consulting engineers: 77
7.3.5 Façade Engineers: 77
7.3.6 Mechanical, electrical and power consulting engineers: 78
7.3.7 Structural/civil engineering consultancies 78
APPENDICES 79
APPENDIX A: ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 79
A.1 OVERVIEW AND OUTLOOK 79
A.2 GDP 79
A.3 INFLATION & INTEREST RATES 81
A.4 EMPLOYMENT & WAGES 82
A.5 HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION 83
A.6 STERLING 84
A.7 TRADE & BUSINESS INVESTMENT 85

 

Tables & Charts

CHART 1: HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS COMPLETED IN THE UK 2010 – 2021 16
TABLE 2: UK HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS COMPLETED, BY HEIGHT 2010 – 2021 17
CHART 3: UK HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS (OVER 75M) BY END USE AT JULY 2021 18
CHART 4: UK HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS COMPLETED (OVER 75M) – BY END USE SECTOR 2019 – 2021 18
CHART 5: UK HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS (OVER 150M) – BY MATERIAL USED IN MAINFRAME CONSTRUCTION 19
TABLE 6: UK HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS COMPLETED (50M+) BY CITY 20
TABLE 7: UK HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS COMPLETED (50M+) BY CITY AND PERIOD OF COMPLETION 21
TABLE 8: TOP 20 UK HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS BY CITY AND YEAR OF COMPLETION 21
CHART 9: HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS – VALUE OF PIPELINE SCHEMES 2016 – 2025 24
TABLE 10: PLANNED UK MIXED-USE HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS BY PRIMARY END USE SECTOR AT JULY 2021 25
CHART 11: HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION – OUTPUT BY SECTOR: 2020 25
CHART 12: LONDON HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE % SHARE BY END-USE SECTOR 2021-2027 30
TABLE 13: LONDON HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE – % SHARE BY BOROUGH 2021-2027 31
TABLE 14: LONDON – HIGH-RISE BUILDING DEVELOPMENTS BY BOROUGH UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT JULY 2021 32
TABLE 15: LONDON HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE (TOP 20 PROJECTS BY VALUE AND STATUS) 2021-2027 AT JULY 2021 33
CHART 16: REGIONAL HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE % SHARE BY END-USE SECTOR 2021-2027 35
CHART 17: MANCHESTER HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE– % OF PROJECTS BY END USE 2021-2027 36
CHART 18: BIRMINGHAM HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE –% OF PROJECTS BY PRIMARY END USE 2021-2027 39
CHART 19: LEEDS HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE % OF PROJECTS BY END USE 2021 -2027 41
CHART 20: SALFORD HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE 2021-2027 –% OF PROJECTS BY PRIMARY END USE 43
CHART 21: LIVERPOOL HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE – % OF PROJECTS BY PRIMARY END USE 2021-2027 45
TABLE 22: ENGLAND & WALES OFFICE MARKET – REGIONAL SUMMARY DATA BY CITY, 2019-20 56
TABLE 23: HIGH BUILDINGS: CONSTRUCTION COSTS (INSTALLED PRICES) BY TYPE OF BUILDING (LONDON AND THE REGIONS) 2020 62
CHART 24: HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION COSTS % SHARES BY ELEMENT 63
CHART 25: LEADING CONTRACTORS IN HIGH-RISE CONSTRUCTION NUMBER & VALUE OF CONTRACT AWARDS 2016-2027 AT H2 2021 70
CHART A1: GVA CHAINED VOLUME MEASURES, 2016-2021, KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS 81
CHART A2: CPI INFLATION AND BANK OF ENGLAND BASE RATE, 2008-2023 82
CHART A3: AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS DATA – GB – TOTAL PAY – 2014-2019 (SEASONALLY ADJUSTED) 83
CHART A4: DI PER CAPITA & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 2008-2023 84
CHART A5: EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2015-2019, STERLING TO THE DOLLAR AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES 85
CHART A6: TRADE & BUSINESS INVESTMENT, 2019-2020 86

 

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