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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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has moderate barriers to entry. However, barriers to entry vary depending on the type of operation. For instance, there are relatively low barriers to entry for players attempting to provide routine window cleaning services because there are low capital and skill requirements. However, barriers to entry are higher for players attempting to provide highly specialised cleaning services. In addition to higher capital and skill requirements, players providing these services will also need to have a strong track record and brand reputation. They would also have to obtain certifications and satisfy relevant regulations to order to provide services. How.. 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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