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Roofing Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Roofing Activities Market Research Report | SIC F43.910 | May 2016

On the ascent: Revenue has grown, supported by rising demand and a growing economy

The Roofing Activities market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£4bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.0%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
26,854
Businesses
8,143
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Roofing Activities industry specialise in erecting roofs and installing waterproof coverings. They also perform repairs and maintenance services. Contractors play an essential role in completing and finishing buildings across the commercial, residential and institutional building markets. Because of this, the performance of the industry closely tracks the level of construction activity. The residential market is a crucial one for industry operators and the housing market crash that accompanied the financial crisis had a significant influence on industry operators. With a drastic fall in demand for homes, building developers were unwilling to begin projects, so the level of work generated for roofing contractors fell... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Roofing contractors clad roofs to form waterproof surfaces. This may involve using single-ply thermoplastics, slate, clay or concrete roof tiles or asphalt shingles. Operators are also involved in tile restoration procedures such as changing broken tiles, re-bedding loose ridge and hip capping in cement or flexible acrylic mortar, repairing leaks, applying acrylic or clay tile sealers and high-pressure water cleaning.

Slate and clay tile roofing

Slate is a type of rock, usually grey in colour that comes from a shale-type sedimentary rock made of volcanic ash or clay. When cut, it forms a flat sheet of stone that is commonly used for roofing and floor tiles. Moreover, it has an extremely low water absorption index of less than 0.4% a.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Roofing Activities Industry?

Operators in the industry specialise in erecting roofs and installing covering materials. The industry also includes companies that carry out repairs and maintenance. It does not cover renting construction machinery and equipment.

Industry Products
Slate and clay tile roofingFelt and mastic asphalt roofingMetallic and synthetic sheet roofingSpecialist services
 
Industry Activities
Erecting roofing structuresInstalling roof coverings Repairing and maintaining roof coveringsTreating roofs with spray paint, industrial coating and asphaltApplying roof sealer compounds and cleaning existing roofing materialsInstalling spouts, duct work, capping and drainage on roofs


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