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UK House Building market report

Everything you need to make the right decisions

Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the House Building market, and the behaviours, preferences and habits of the consumer.

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What are the key challenges facing the industry and how fast are its rates of growth? Who is the consumer and what do they want? Where are the opportunities, where are the risks and what lies ahead?

Key areas covered

  • What have been the core drivers of growth in the housebuilding market over the past year?
  • How has Brexit impacted the market and the consumer base since the June 2016 referendum?
  • What role has the Help to Buy scheme had in the housebuilding industry?
  • How has the industry and the government looked to combat the housing crisis over the past year?
  • What does the future look like for the housebuilding industry?

Segmentation

  • New housebuilding starts - private, housing, local
  • New housebuilding completions - private, housing, local
  • New build dwelling completions by house & flat
  • UK public and private construction output by nation

Company profiles

  • Barratt Developments
  • Bellway
  • Berkeley Group
  • Bovis Homes Group
  • Crest Nicholson Holdings
  • Galliford Try
  • Persimmon
  • Redrow
  • Naylor Wimpey

Expert analysis from a specialist in the field

Written by Marco Amasanti, a leading analyst in the B2B sector, his extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.

The housebuilding industry maintained stability over the past year despite wider Brexit volatility; with buoyancy driven by ongoing disparities between demand and supply, record low interest rates and the ongoing importance of Help to Buy initiatives Marco Amasanti
B2B Analyst

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Table of contents

  1. Overview

    • What you need to know
      • Covered in this Report
      • Executive Summary

          • The market
            • Consecutive growth in past five years forecast to be repeated
              • Figure 1: Forecast UK House building market value, £ billion, 2014-23
            • Private sector driving market growth
              • Companies and brands
                • Help to Buy schemes continue to underpin activity
                  • Slowing market in London and the South East
                    • What we think
                    • Issues and Insights

                      • The importance of the Help to Buy scheme
                        • The facts
                          • The implications
                            • Widening skills shortage
                              • The facts
                                • The implications
                                • The Market – What You Need to Know

                                  • Market value sustained consecutive growth in 2018
                                    • Private sector continues to consolidate
                                      • The market is expected to maintain ongoing growth, driven by private sector
                                      • Market Size

                                        • Market value sustained consecutive growth in 2018
                                            • Figure 2: UK house building market value, £ billion, 2014-18
                                          • Number of new homes continues to grow
                                              • Figure 3: UK new permanent dwellings completed, 1969/70-2017/18
                                          • Market Segmentation

                                            • Private sector continues to consolidate
                                                • Figure 4: Permanent dwellings completed, England, Scotland and Wales, by tenure, 2013/14-2017/18
                                              • Public and private new housing construction expenditure reaches new heights
                                                  • Figure 5: Output in the UK construction industry, private and public, £ million, Q1 2014-Q2 2018
                                                • Flat and housing
                                                  • Figure 6: England, permanent dwellings completed, by house and flat, %, 2008/09-2017/18
                                                • Construction by region
                                                    • Figure 7: Total new housing construction output, by region, £ million, Q1 2014-Q2 2018
                                                  • Construction by nation
                                                    • Figure 8: Total private new housing construction output, by nation, £ million, Q2 2018
                                                • Market Forecast

                                                  • The market is expected to maintain ongoing growth
                                                      • Figure 9: Forecast UK House building market value, £ billion, 2014-23
                                                    • Private sector driven by housing under-supply
                                                      • Figure 10: Forecast private housing output, England, Scotland and Wales, £ million, 2014-23
                                                    • Public sector dependent on government strategic commitments
                                                        • Figure 11: Forecast public housing construction output, England, Scotland and Wales, £ million 2014-23
                                                    • The Impact of the Economy

                                                      • Unmatched demand levels continue to overcome unfavourable conditions
                                                      • Market Trends

                                                        • House prices continues to rise, but growth rate has slowed
                                                            • Figure 12: UK Average house price, January 2009-June 2018
                                                          • Affordability continues to worsen
                                                              • Figure 13: England Housing affordability, ratio of median house price to median annual earnings, 2008-17
                                                            • Home ownership continues to fall across the UK
                                                              • Figure 14: UK number of property transactions completed with value of £40,000 or above, 2008/09-2017/18
                                                          • Market Drivers

                                                            • Help to Buy scheme continues to bolster the industry
                                                              • Growing focus beyond London and the South East
                                                              • Companies and Brands – What You Need to Know

                                                                • Infrastructure growth
                                                                  • Help-to-buy schemes continue to underpin activity
                                                                    • Slowing market in London and the South East
                                                                    • Industry Structure

                                                                        • Changes in the structure of the industry
                                                                          • Figure 15: Analysis of changes in the development of building projects sector, outlets and businesses, 2013-2017
                                                                          • Figure 16: Analysis of changes in the construction of residential and non-residential buildings sector, outlets and businesses, 2013-2017
                                                                        • Structure by employment
                                                                          • Figure 17: Financial analysis of the development of building projects sector, 2016 and 2017
                                                                          • Figure 18: Financial analysis of the construction of residential and non-residential buildings sector, 2016 and 2017
                                                                        • Structure by turnover
                                                                          • Figure 19: Analysis of the employment structure of the development of building projects sector, 2016 and 2017
                                                                          • Figure 20: Analysis of the employment structure of the construction of residential and non-residential buildings sector, 2016 and 2017
                                                                      • Company Profiles

                                                                        • Barratt Developments
                                                                            • Figure 21: Financial analysis of Barratt Development Plc, £ million, 2014-18
                                                                          • Bellway
                                                                              • Figure 22: Financial analysis of Bellway, £ million, 2013-17
                                                                            • Berkeley Group
                                                                                • Figure 23: Financial analysis of Berkeley Group, £ million, 2014-18
                                                                              • Galliford Try
                                                                                  • Figure 24: Financial analysis of Galliford Try, £ million, 2013-17
                                                                                • Persimmon
                                                                                    • Figure 25: Financial analysis of Persimmon, £ million, 2013-17
                                                                                  • Taylor Wimpey
                                                                                      • Figure 26: Financial analysis of Taylor Wimpey, £ million, 2013-17
                                                                                  • Appendix – Data Sources, Abbreviations and Supporting Information

                                                                                      • Abbreviations
                                                                                        • Methodology
                                                                                        • Further Sources and Contacts

                                                                                          • Trade associations
                                                                                            • Trade magazines
                                                                                              • Trade events