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Demolition in the UK: Market Research Report

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Demolition Market Research Report | SIC F43.110 | Oct 2016

Stable foundations: Government schemes should help to ensure steady revenue growth

The Demolition 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
Keltbray Group (Holdings) Limited Keltbray Group (Holdings) Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Increasing activity in the construction sector has boosted revenue for industry operators
  • An expected increase in business profit has increased industry demand in London
  • The effects of the EU referendum are anticipated to slow industry growth
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The services of the Demolition industry are typically required by building constructors that are planning redevelopments in an area where other structures are in place. Demolition firms can either totally demolish a building or perform a selective demolition, where the shell of the structure is preserved. The industry has been heavily affected by the erratic performance of the construction industry over the past decade. However, demand has surged over the past five years as improving confidence and rising investment supported building developers at the start of the period. The level of activity in the construction sector has grown sharply, expanding the revenue of demolition firms... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Total and selective demolition

The main activity of industry operators is the demolition of buildings and structures to make way for new developments. The service is estimated to generate 57.6% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Total demolition involves taking apart the entire structure or building, while selective demolition involves gutting the interior of the building while maintaining the shell. Some demolition contractors have established a reputation for selectively demolishing historical buildings while maintaining the original facade, but others specialise in dealing with other types of buildings. Selective demolition includes stripping out the interior and companies often recover the dismantled assets for recycling. Thi.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Demolition Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Demolition Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with regulator
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from site preparation and Demand from commercial building construction in the Demolition industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Demolition Industry?

    This industry covers firms that demolish and dismantle buildings and structures. This may include recycling and selling the materials derived from these operations. Contractors offer complete and selective demolition and interior strip-outs.

    Industry Products
    Total and selective demolition Dismantling and decommissioningOther services
    Industry Activities
    Demolishing buildings and structuresStripping out interiorsCleaning up sitesProviding concrete-cutting servicesRemoving and disposing of reclaimed materials

    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
  • Demand from site preparation
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Housing starts
  • Demand from bridge and tunnel construction
  • Business confidence index
  • Current Performance
  • Industry expansion
  • Capital growth
  • Alternative markets
  • Government schemes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Changing demand
  • Further opportunities
  • Table: Demolition Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Demolition Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Building Project Development
  • Construction Supplies Wholesaling
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Product Wholesaling
  • Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing
  • Construction Supplies Wholesaling
  • Explosives Manufacturing
  • Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling
  • Products & Services
  • Total and selective demolition
  • Dismantling and decommissioning
  • Other services
  • Chart: Demolition Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial demolition
  • Residential demolition
  • Infrastructure demolition
  • Industrial demolition
  • Public non-residential demolition
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Demolition Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Labour costs
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Demolition
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Demolition Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Keltbray Ltd
  • Table: Keltbray Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Demolition 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 Demolition 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
    Brownfield Site
  • Land that has already been developed, but is available for redevelopment because it is abandoned or underused.
  • Greenfield Site
  • Land that is undeveloped, usually an agricultural or naturally evolving property, and is being considered for urban development.
  • Private Finance Initiative
  • A public-private partnership that funds public projects with private capital.
  • Remediation
  • The process of removing pollutants and contaminants from a plot of land.

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    • 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
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