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Floor & Wall Covering in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Floor & Wall Covering Market Research Report | SIC F43.330 | Nov 2016

Solid flooring: Government schemes and an improving economy have supported demand

IBISWorld’s Floor & Wall Covering market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.7%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
18,020
Businesses
7,182
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry operators specialise in laying and tiling floors and walls in buildings and other construction projects. The activities of the industry span the residential, commercial, public and industrial building markets. As a result, the industry's performance is dependent on the level of activity in these markets, and improved activity has supported the industry's strong recovery over most of the past five-year period. Despite significant challenges, including constrained government spending and a lack of skilled labour, the industry has been able to expand thanks to strong demand from downstream construction markets... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of construction activity generally corresponds with the distribution of economic activity and population around the United Kingdom along with trends in construction activity.

The South East and the East of England

The South East region accounts for 16.2% of industry establishments, slightly higher than its share of the UK population (13.7%). Its high number of establishments reflects the level of construction activity in this region and its importance as a commercial hub and growing residential area. The South East adjoins the London metropolitan area and includes the counties of Kent and Sussex. There is residential and commercial construction activity on lower-cost land, which has easy access to London and the rest of the United Kingdom. Tho.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Floor & Wall Covering Industry?

Contractors in this industry install floor and wall coverings in new and existing buildings. Activities include tiling with ceramic, concrete or slate floor and wall tiles, laying parquetry and carpet, and hanging wallpaper. This can involve the preparation of surfaces by installing cement sheeting prior to wall tiling, underlay for floor coverings and concrete or timber subfloors. The industry does not include the activities of interior designers.

Industry Products
Floor and wall tilingCarpet laying and removalWooden floor installationResilient floor installationOther services
 
Industry Activities
Installation of ceramic, concrete or cut-stone wall or floor tilesInstallation of parquet and other wooden floor coveringsInstallation of wooden wall coverings including veneer panelsInstallation of carpets and linoleum floor coverings Installation of terrazzo, marble, granite or slate floor and wall coveringsInstallation and removal of wallpaper


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