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Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Market Research Report | SIC F43.999 | Dec 2016

A solid foundation: Strong commercial construction activity has supported growth

The Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£10bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.8%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
58,154
Businesses
15,441
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • High demand from residential and commercial construction has supported revenue growth
  • Building projects in the health and education sectors have supported industry demand
  • Public-sector schemes such as ProCure21+ have supported demand
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Bricklaying and Other Specialised Construction Services industry spans a wide variety of activities, including foundation construction, bricklaying, structural steel erection and subsurface work. The industry plays an essential role in commercial, residential, infrastructure and industrial construction. The industry's performance is therefore highly contingent on building construction activity in these markets. For much of the past five years, demand from downstream residential and commercial contractors has been boosted by the economic recovery. Government schemes to encourage housing starts, rising business profit and generally strong levels of consumer confidence have supported industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Bricklaying and Other Specialised Construction Services industry is highly fragmented, as the large number of enterprises and the preponderance of smaller operators demonstrate. The largest four operators in the industry are estimated to account for just 7% of industry revenue. No company earns enough to have a dominant market share. Many operators concentrate on working within a limited geographical area, although the largest players operate across the United Kingdom and are multi-establishment enterprises. The fragmented nature of the industry is also evident from the distribution of enterprises by revenue and employment size. According to the Office for National Statistics, 90.4% of enterprises employ fewer than 10 people and 79.3% employ fewer than five.

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Additional Insights for the Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry are

  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Management of seasonal production
  • Having a good reputation
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    What is the Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry?

    Operators in this industry provide specialist construction services, predominantly bricklaying and structural steel erection. The industry excludes the renting of scaffolding, machinery and other construction equipment.

    Industry Products
    Bricklaying and stone settingStructural steel erectionFoundations and subsurface workProofing and dehumidificationOutdoor swimming pool construction
     
    Industry Activities
    Bricklaying and stone settingConstructing foundations and driving pilesErecting structural steel and bending steelErecting chimneys and industrial ovensDamp-proofing and waterproofingDehumidifying buildingsConstructing outdoor swimming poolsSteam cleaning and sandblasting building exteriors


    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Housing starts
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Business confidence index
  • Mortgage rate
  • Current Performance
  • Demand builds up
  • Market conditions
  • Government schemes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Solid growth
  • The struggle for steel
  • Living in luxury
  • Table: Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Bridge & Tunnel Construction
  • Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brick & Tile Manufacturing
  • Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Metal Structure Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Bricklaying and stone setting
  • Structural steel erection
  • Foundations and subsurface work
  • Other
  • Proofing and dehumidification
  • Outdoor swimming pool construction
  • Chart: Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Infrastructure
  • Public non-residential
  • Industrial
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Subcontractors
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Damp-Proofing
  • A protective measure to prevent moisture from passing through the walls of a building into its interior spaces.
  • Pile Driving
  • The process of driving poles into the ground to support the foundations of buildings.
  • Post-Tensioning
  • The process of reinforcing concrete by exerting tension on the metal rods inserted into the concrete.
  • Slip Form
  • A construction method whereby concrete is continuously poured into walls of a structure. Pouring stops when the full required height of the structure has been reached.

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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Bricklaying & Other Specialised Construction Services market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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