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Industrial Cleaning Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Industrial Cleaning Activities Market Research Report | SIC N81.220 | Apr 2016

Cleaning up: Strong and sustained demand has supported steady revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Industrial Cleaning Activities market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Interserve plc Interserve plc market share
MITIE Cleaning & Environmental Services Ltd MITIE Cleaning & Environmental Services Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Annual Growth 18-23
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry includes all operators that provide specialised cleaning services, including window cleaning, decontamination and a variety of industry-specific cleaning services. Many industries served by operators are typically held to strict regulations that must be met regardless of the state of the market. Therefore, even when the manufacturing sector, which is the industry's largest downstream market, struggled, the industry managed to perform favourably. The outsourcing of cleaning services by many public-sector entities also stimulated demand. Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.8% over the five years through 2016-17. In 2016-17, revenue is estimated to increase by 2.3% to £828.2... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Industrial Cleaning Activities industry has a low market share concentration. The four largest companies are expected to account for 39% of industry revenue in 2016-17. However, the level of market share concentration varies by service segment and geographic location.

The two largest players operating in the industry have market shares of approximately 21.7% and 9.7% respectively, and provide various types of facilities management services. However, there are many small players operating in the industry. In 2015, 87.7% of players employed fewer than 10 employees.

The overall level of market share concentration has increased during the past five years. This was due to consolidation activity and the expansion in the range of services provided by larger operators. Lar.. purchase to read more


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What is the Industrial Cleaning Activities Industry?

Operators in the industry provide a number of cleaning services to clients spanning various industries. Services include window cleaning for residential and non-residential buildings, specialist cleaning, industrial equipment cleaning and exterior cleaning for buildings. The industry does not include the provision of general building cleaning (see IBISWorld report N81.210), which is typically interior cleaning of residential and commercial properties.

Industry Products
Specialised cleaning Industrial machinery cleaningWindow cleaning
Industry Activities
Specialised cleaning Window cleaning Industrial equipment cleaning Chimney and furnace cleaningExterior cleaning of buildings

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