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General Building Cleaning in the UK: Market Research Report

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General Building Cleaning Market Research Report | SIC N81.210 | Dec 2016

Cleaning up: Steady demand from the commercial market is supporting the industry

IBISWorld’s General Building Cleaning 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.

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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 industry provides cleaning services to residential and commercial clients and is highly fragmented, with many small operators. Revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the five years through 2016-17 to £6.1 billion. Although spending pressures hindered demand from households, demand from the commercial market remained steady because commercial premises must be cleaned irrespective of prevailing economic conditions. Growth in the number of businesses and rebounding business confidence levels also enhanced demand, including demand for value-added services, such as polishing and buffing services... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Carpet cleaning

Revenue generated from carpet cleaning services is estimated to generate 35.1% of industry revenue in 2016-17. This segment mainly includes vacuuming and steam cleaning of carpets in commercial buildings. Carpet dry cleaning services are also included in this segment. This segment's share of revenue is expected to have increased marginally during the past five years because demand from offices remained steady. Meanwhile, demand for carpet cleaning services from the residential market was not significantly affected because activities such as steam cleaning and dry cleaning are harder for households to perform themselves. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the General Building Cleaning Industry?

This industry focuses on the provision of general cleaning services for residential and commercial buildings. These services mainly include interior cleaning services. Industrial cleaning and other specialised cleaning services are not covered (see IBISWorld report N81.220).

Industry Products
Carpet cleaningExterior cleaningHard surface cleaningBathroom and toilet cleaning
Industry Activities
Interior cleaning including mopping, sweeping, cleaning of carpets and cleaning of bathrooms and toiletsExterior cleaningEmptying bins and removing rubbish

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