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Glazing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Glazing Market Research Report | SIC F43.342 | Oct 2016

Clear position: Industry revenue growth is expected to slow but remain consistent

IBISWorld’s Glazing 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
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Glazing industry comprises companies and independent contractors that are primarily engaged in the installation of glass and glass products for residential, public and commercial buildings, as well as maintenance and repairs. At the start of the five-year period through 2016-17, an uncertain economic recovery and poor demand conditions from both residential and commercial construction led to volatile industry revenue. Since 2013-14 the industry has turned a corner and has grown consistently as construction demand has stabilised. Despite a continued lack of skilled labour restricting further growth, current operating conditions are considerably better than they have been for some time. The industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.6%... 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, along with trends in new construction activity.

The South East and London

The South East accounts for an estimated 17.3% of industry establishments, which outweighs the region's share of the UK population (13.7%) but reflects the high level of construction activity in this region. A significant amount of domestic and commercial construction activity occurs in the South East, with the region in easy reach of London. Those that work in the capital are able to commute with ease to the South East and houses are cheaper. A lot of companies also have second offices in this region. Thi.. purchase to read more


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What is the Glazing Industry?

Operators in the industry are mainly engaged in the installation of glass and glass products such as glass panels and mirrors (i.e. glazing work). Industry activities may involve new work, additions, tinting glass, maintenance and repairs. This industry excludes the installation of unglazed window frames.

Industry Products
General installation servicesEmergency repairs and maintenanceCurtain wall installationTinting and laminating glassOther services
Industry Activities
Curtain wall installation, maintenance and repairGlass panel and screen installation and repairShop front glass panel and door installation and repairLeadlight and stained glass installation and repairGlass laminating and tinting Mirror installationMinor glass product fabricationConservatory replacement services

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