Sports Facilities in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Good game: Major sporting events and rising health awareness support revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Sports Facilities market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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, which 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

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 2.6% over the 10 years through 2021-22. UK GDP is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period. 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 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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