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Volumetric Building System Market Report – UK 2023-2027

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Since 2015, demand for volumetric modular buildings has grown year-on-year. Within the 11th edition of the AMA Research Volumetric Modular Buildings Market Report, we provide an analysis of the market across both permanent and temporary applications.

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Since 2015, demand for volumetric modular buildings has grown year-on-year, with the 2021 market value spiking at £1.57bn. This was largely due to increased demand for additional healthcare units due to the pandemic. There’s also been strong demand across the infrastructure sector, key areas of application being railway construction programmes such as Crossrail and HS2 and energy projects including the 3.2GW Hinkley Point C nuclear power station and the building of nearly 14GW of offshore windfarms.

Over the next five years, major construction programmes in the infrastructure and NHS sectors should continue to drive up demand for volumetric buildings. In the former, over 20GW of offshore windpower schemes have approval while preliminary works for a second 3.2GW nuclear power facility are to start in 2023. Other programmes expected to generate demand for volumetric buildings are the Schools Rebuilding Programme and the army’s single living accommodation (SLA) programme and the Defence Estate Optimisation Portfolio.

Over the short-to-medium term, however, high levels of inflation are impacting on public sector works tender prices. The result of this is that for many contractors it’s not profitable competing for these projects as maximum bid prices are too low. A case in point is the fifth round of Contracts for Difference for which there were no bids from offshore windfarm developers, which in turn will impact on demand for onshore site accommodation.

Key Issues Covered in the Report

  • Major public sector construction programmes, for which offsite construction will have a core role, and are to be procured through major frameworks.
  • Impact of inflation on key end use sectors, material costs and contracts bid prices.
  • Demise of many specialist offsite housing manufacturers
  • Continuing consolidation in the market through acquisitions.

Market Review

  • Market size by value 2015 – 2022
  • Overview of recent key trends
  • Market splits by value between permanent and temporary buildings
  • Forecasts 2023 to 2027 and overviews of key drivers by main end use sectors

Market Influences and Drivers

  • Government policy – focus on public sector building programmes and offsite procurement frameworks
  • Environmental factors
  • Material price trends and inflation

End-use sector review

  • Market split by end-use sectors by value.
  • Detailed review of influences and driver in key sectors:
  • Site accommodation – infrastructure programmes e.g. HS2, Hinkley Point C.
  • Schools – Schools Rebuilding Programme
  • Healthcare – Hospitals Newbuild Programme
  • Student accommodation
  • Defence – single living accommodation programmes
  • Other sectors – include retail, Ministry of Justice, housing.

Supply Review

  • Market shares for the leading 15 manufacturers.
  • Review of mergers and acquisitions and market exits.
  • Company profiles for 22 largest manufacturers.


1. Introduction

    1. Context
    2. Definition
    3. Methodology

2. Executive Summary

  1. Introduction and overview of recent trends
  2. Market prospects
  3. Manufacturers

3. Market Review

  1. Market size
  2. Recent trends
  3. Market mix
  4. Market prospects
    1. Overview
    2. Purpose built student accommodation
    3. Schools
    4. Affordable housing
    5. Healthcare
    6. Defence
    7. Site accommodation

4. Market Influences and Drivers

  1. Government policy
    1. Offsite procurement frameworks
    2. Government building programmes
  2. Skills shortages
  3. Material price trends and inflation
  4. Perceptions about offsite construction
  5. Quality Assurance
  6. Environmental – Net Zero and sustainable construction

5. End-use Sectors

  1. Summary of sectoral applications driving demand for volumetric modular
  2. Site accommodation
    1. Overview
    2. Railways upgrade and newbuild programmes
    3. Nuclear power station developments
  3. Schools
    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of condition of schools buildings
    3. School buildings construction programmes
  4. Healthcare
    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of condition of NHS buildings and the need for new hospitals
    3. NHS hospital construction programme
  5. Housing
  6. Higher education institutions
  7. Other public sector
    1. Ministry of Defence / Defence Infrastructure Organisation
    2. Ministry of Justice
  8. Other private sector
    1. Retail (including fast food and coffee chains)
    2. Hotels
    3. Commercial offices prospects and influences

6. Supply Chain

  1. New market entries, mergers, acquisitions and exits
  2. Supply chain and routes to market
  3. Market shares
  4. Company Profiles
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