Sports Facilities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Sports Facilities Market Research Report | SIC R93.110 | Aug 2015

Regaining speed: The improving consumer climate is likely to lift demand for sporting facilities

IBISWorld’s Sports Facilities market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Sports Facilities industry contains two main types of sports facilities: large, professional sports venues and stadiums where many people are able to view professional sporting events and smaller, local sports venues that may or may not have spectator seating and where members of the public can participate in sporting and other activities. A wide range of professional and amateur sports groups use these facilities, usually leasing them from the owners or operators. A range of entertainment, cultural and other events can also be hosted in the industry's establishments.

During the five years through 2015-16, the industry benefited from rising health awareness and increasing demand for major sporting venues leading up to and during the 2012 London Olympics... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Sports Facilities industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures industry contribution to the wider economy, is forecast to rise at a compound annual rate of 3.6% over the 10 years through 2020-21. In contrast, GDP is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.1%. This would ordinarily indicate a growing industry. However, the discrepancy between the two growth rates is due to a relatively low industry value added in the base year as the industry was preparing for the 2012 Olympics while demand was still relatively weak.

Industry growth should be supported by rising health awareness and relatively resilient demand for sporting events such as Premier League football... purchase to read more


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What is the Sports Facilities Industry?

Firms within this industry operate facilities for indoor or outdoor sports events. These facilities and stadiums may be open, closed or covered, and may or may not have spectator seating. These firms carry out the organisation and operation of outdoor and indoor sports events for professionals, amateurs or the general public, using their own facilities. The industry also includes managing and providing staff to operate these facilities.

Industry Products
Corporate box leasingTicketingRenting and leasing of facilitiesFood and beveragesMerchandiseGrants and donations
Industry Activities
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