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Plastering in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Plastering Market Research Report | SIC F43.310 | Feb 2017

Thin coverage: Revenue has grown strongly, but a skills shortage has constrained performance

IBISWorld’s Plastering market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 Plastering industry plays an essential role in the completion of most buildings. Operators are required to install various plaster forms in the construction of a building. The industry is primarily affected by fluctuations in demand from the downstream building construction markets, particularly the residential market, which is a major revenue stream, especially for smaller contracting firms.

Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.1% to £1.7 billion, including growth of 2.4% in the current year. Over the past five years, the industry has recovered from waning consumer confidence, a depressed housing market and economic uncertainty... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry provides three distinct services: fixing drywall plasterboard to interior walls and ceilings; applying solid and fibrous plastering; and applying render or stucco finish to the exterior of buildings. Construction projects can range from simple jobs in residential properties to large-scale, complex projects in commercial properties.

Dry lining or drywall contracting

The industry derives approximately 67.8% of its revenue from lining interior walls and ceilings with drywall plasterboard. Plastering contractors determine where the drywall will go, install insulation and vapour barriers, mark and cut the plasterboard, lift and position the panels, and secure them using battens or wall brace systems. Con.. purchase to read more


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What is the Plastering Industry?

This industry consists of contractors that install plaster wallboard and ornamental plaster products, finish and render walls, and apply solid or fibrous plastering. Contractors also install wall systems and laths before applying plaster, and repair existing buildings and structures.

Industry Products
Dry-lining or drywall contractingSolid plasteringRenderingFibrous plastering
Industry Activities
Taping and fixing plaster wallboardInstalling ceiling roses and cornicesSolid and fibrous plasteringRendering the interior and exterior of buildings

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