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Construction - UK - April 2018

“The construction market has a reputation for being highly cyclical, and the prospect of a Brexit-induced economic slowdown suggested difficulties ahead. However, the sector covers a wide range of markets and some are very buoyant, highlighting increasingly polarised activity.”
– Terry Leggett Senior B2B Analyst

This report addresses the following key questions:

  • How will the construction market develop over the next five years?
  • How is build-to-rent affecting markets?
  • What will be the key market drivers?
  • What sectors offer the best prospects?
  • How are company strategies being changed to accommodate market developments?

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

      • The market
        • Figure 1: Development of the construction market in Great Britain, 2013-17 actual and 2018-22 forecast
        • Figure 2: Segmentation of the construction market in Great Britain, by type, 2017
        • Figure 3: Segmentation of the construction market in Great Britain, by region, 2017
      • Market factors
        • Figure 4: UK housebuilding completions, 1970-2017
        • Figure 5: Long term trend in public non-residential construction activity in Great Britain, 1970-2017
        • Figure 6: Development of the private industrial construction market in Great Britain, 2013-17 actual and 2018-22 forecast
        • Figure 7: Development of the private commercial construction market in Great Britain, 2013-17 actual and 2018-22 forecast
        • Figure 8: Segmentation of the R&M activity in Great Britain, 2017
      • Companies
        • Figure 9: Employment levels of construction firms, by size of company, 2016
      • What we think
      • Key Issues

          • How is Brexit affecting the market?
            • What are the major growth opportunities?
              • What impact will the demise of Carillion have?
              • Introduction

                • Definitions
                  • Methodology
                    • Abbreviations
                      • Market positioning
                        • Issues in the market
                        • Economy

                          • Overview
                            • Figure 10: Forecast GDP development 2017-22
                            • Figure 11: UK GDP quarterly development, 2004-17
                          • Inflation
                            • House prices
                              • Figure 12: UK House price changes, 2007-2018
                            • Interest rates
                              • Consumer spending
                                • Manufacturing
                                  • Figure 13: UK manufacturing, 2014-17
                                • Business investment
                                  • Figure 14: UK GFCF 2003-17
                                • Imports
                                  • Exports
                                  • Market Size and Forecast

                                    • Key analysis
                                      • Market size
                                        • Figure 15: Construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                      • Market segmentation and trends
                                          • Figure 16: Construction output in Great Britain, by Type, 201317
                                        • Housing
                                          • Figure 17: Housebuilding market in Great Britain, 2013-2017
                                          • Figure 18: UK housebuilding completions, 1970-2017
                                        • Public housing
                                          • Figure 19: Analysis of new public housing construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                          • Figure 20: Public housing starts and completions in England, 2012-17
                                          • Figure 21: UK public sector housing completions, by sector, 1978-2017
                                        • Private housing
                                          • Figure 22: Analysis of private housing construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                          • Figure 23: Private new housing starts and completions in England, 2012-17
                                          • Figure 24: UK private sector housing completions, by sector, 1978-2017
                                        • Public non-residential
                                          • Figure 25: Long-term trend in public non-residential construction activity in Great Britain, 1970-2017
                                          • Figure 26: Analysis of public sector non-residential construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17
                                          • Figure 27: Analysis of public sector non-residential construction in Great Britain, by type, 2013-17
                                        • Private Industrial
                                          • Figure 28: Long term trend in private industrial construction output in Great Britain, 19702017
                                          • Figure 29: Analysis of private industrial new construction work in Great Britain, by sector 2013-17
                                        • Private Commercial
                                          • Figure 30: Long term trend in private commercial construction output in Great Britain, 19702017
                                          • Figure 31: Analysis of private commercial construction in Great Britain, by type, 201317
                                        • Repair & Maintenance
                                          • Figure 32: Segmentation of the R&M activity in Great Britain, 2017
                                        • Public housing
                                          • Figure 33: Analysis of repair & maintenance output in the public housing sector in Great Britain, 201317
                                        • Private housing
                                            • Figure 34: Analysis of repair & maintenance output in the private housing sector in Great Britain, 201317
                                          • Public non-residential
                                            • Figure 35: Analysis of repair & maintenance output in the public non-residential sector in Great Britain, 201317
                                          • Private non-residential
                                            • Figure 36: Analysis of repair & maintenance output in the private nonresidential sector in Great Britain, 201317
                                          • Seasonality of sales
                                            • Figure 37: Seasonality of public housing output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 38: Seasonality of private housing output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 39: Seasonality of public non-residential construction output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 40: Seasonality of private industrial construction output, 201317
                                            • Figure 41: Seasonality of private commercial construction output, 201317
                                            • Figure 42: Seasonality of public housing repair & maintenance output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 43: Seasonality of private housing repair & maintenance output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 44: Seasonality of public non-residential repair & maintenance output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 45: Seasonality of private non-residential repair & maintenance output, 201317
                                          • Regional Sales
                                            • Figure 46: Regional value of total new construction output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 47: Regional public housing construction output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 48: Regional private housing construction output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 49: Regional public non-residential construction output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 50: Regional private industrial construction output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 51: Regional private commercial construction output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 52: Regional housing repair & maintenance output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 53: Regional public non-residential repair & maintenance output, 2013-17
                                            • Figure 54: Regional private non-residential repair & maintenance output, 2013-17
                                        • Industry Structure

                                          • Key analysis
                                            • Industry development
                                              • Figure 55: Development of the construction industry, by number of companies, 2012-16
                                              • Figure 56: Development of main trades and specialist contractors, by number of companies, 2012-16
                                              • Figure 57: Analysis of the employment structure of the construction main trades, 2016
                                              • Figure 58: Employment levels of construction firms, by size of company, 2016
                                          • Company Profiles

                                            • Balfour Beatty

                                                  • Figure 59: Financial analysis of Balfour Beatty, 2013-17
                                                  • Figure 60: Turnover analysis of Balfour Beatty, 2013-17
                                                  • Figure 61: Investment portfolio of Balfour Beatty by segment, 2014-17
                                                • Company strategy
                                                • Barratt Developments

                                                    • Figure 62: Financial analysis of Barratt Developments, 2012-17
                                                    • Figure 63: Types of houses completed by Barratt Developments, 2017
                                                    • Figure 64: Customer analysis of Barratt Developments houses, 2017
                                                    • Figure 65: Geographic analysis of Barratt Developments houses, 2017
                                                  • Company strategy
                                                  • Lend Lease Construction (Europe)

                                                        • Figure 66: Financial analysis of Lend Lease Construction (Europe), 2013-17
                                                      • Company strategy
                                                      • Carillion

                                                            • Figure 67: Financial analysis of Carillion, 2012-16
                                                          • Company strategy
                                                          • Galliford Try

                                                                • Figure 68: Financial analysis of Galliford Try, 2013-17
                                                                • Figure 69: Turnover segmentation of Galliford Try, 2017
                                                              • Company strategy
                                                              • Interserve

                                                                  • Figure 70: Financial analysis of Interserve, 2012-2016
                                                                  • Figure 71: Operating profit segmentation of Interserve, 2016
                                                                  • Figure 72: Turnover segmentation of Interserve, 2016
                                                                • Company strategy
                                                                • Kier Group

                                                                    • Figure 73: Financial analysis of Kier Group, 201317
                                                                    • Figure 74: Turnover analysis of Kier Group, 2017
                                                                  • Company strategy
                                                                  • Persimmon

                                                                      • Figure 75: Financial analysis of Persimmon, 2013-17
                                                                      • Figure 76: Revenue breakdown of Persimmon, 2017
                                                                    • Company strategy
                                                                    • Skanska UK

                                                                        • Figure 77: Financial analysis of Skanska UK, 201216
                                                                      • Company strategy
                                                                      • Taylor Wimpey

                                                                            • Figure 78: Financial analysis of Taylor Wimpey, 2013-17
                                                                          • Company strategy
                                                                          • Market Forecast

                                                                            • Key analysis
                                                                              • Market Overview
                                                                                • Figure 79: Forecast construction output in Great Britain, 2018-22
                                                                                • Figure 80: Forecast construction output in Great Britain, 2018-22
                                                                              • Housing
                                                                                • Figure 81: Forecast private housing output in Great Britain, 201822
                                                                                • Figure 82: Forecast public housing output in Great Britain, 2018-22
                                                                              • Public Non-residential
                                                                                • Figure 83: Forecast public non-residential construction output in Great Britain, 2018-22
                                                                                • Figure 84: Forecast of public non-residential construction in Great Britain, by type, 2018-22
                                                                              • Private Industrial
                                                                                • Figure 85: Forecast private industrial construction output in Great Britain, 2018-22
                                                                                • Figure 86: Forecast of private industrial new construction work in Great Britain, by sector 2018-22
                                                                              • Private Commercial
                                                                                • Figure 87: Forecast private commercial construction output in Great Britain, 2018-22
                                                                                • Figure 88: Forecast of private commercial construction in Great Britain, by sector, 201822
                                                                              • Repair & Maintenance
                                                                                • Figure 89: Forecast repair & maintenance construction output in Great Britain, 2018-22
                                                                                • Figure 90: Forecast repair & maintenance construction output in Great Britain, by type, 201822
                                                                            • Further Sources & Contacts

                                                                              • Trade Associations
                                                                                • Trade Magazines
                                                                                  • Trade Exhibitions

                                                                                  Construction - UK - April 2018

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