Sports Facilities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Sports Facilities Market Research Report | SIC R93.110 | Jan 2016

On the ball: Demand for high-profile sporting events continues to support revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Sports Facilities market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 covers 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, where members of the public can participate in sporting and other activities, that may or may not have spectator seating. A wide range of professional and amateur sports groups use these facilities, usually by leasing them from the owners or operators. A range of entertainment, cultural and other events can also be hosted in the industry's establishments... purchase to read more

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Operators in the Sports Facilities industry may receive grants and donations. These are estimated to comprise about 5% of industry revenue. However, these are not listed as in the following breakdown as the companies do not provide a service specifically in exchange for that inflow.

Renting and leasing of facilities for events

The main source of revenue received across the Sports Facilities industry is the rental and leasing of sports stadiums, venues and facilities to sports clubs, event management companies and other cultural and entertainment services organisations. Rental agreements can include a single day or night for a one-off event or rental to sports clubs and other companies for short-term and long-term periods, but also for several years or seasons... purchase to read more


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What is the Sports Facilities Industry?

Firms within this industry operate indoor or outdoor sports facilities. 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 leasingRenting and leasing of facilities for eventsRenting of facilities by the general public
Industry Activities
Football, hockey, cricket and rugby stadium operationCar, dog and horse racetrack operationSwimming pool and stadium operationTrack and field stadium operationWinter sports arena and stadium operationIce hockey arena operationBoxing arena operationGolf course operationBowling lane operationTennis and squash court operation

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