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Roofing Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Roofing Activities Market Research Report | SIC F43.910 | Apr 2017

Well covered: The continuation of government schemes is expected to support industry demand

IBISWorld’s Roofing 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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£4bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.5%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
31,340
Businesses
8,378
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. The industry is highly fragmented, illustrated by the large number of enterprises and the prevalence of smaller operators. 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 industry has recovered well since 2013-14, although revenue is expected to remain below its pre-recessionary peak.

Complex regulation in the construction sector has attracted numerous complaints and was blamed for deterring the entrance of new operators... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Roofing activities industry has low barriers to entry, as there are very few significant barriers. New entrants must invest in specialist fabrication equipment, as well as transportation vehicles. As a result, new contractors often find themselves in debt at the beginning of operation. Also, industry contractors are required to hold appropriate qualifications to obtain insurance cover for work.

Once in the industry, newly licensed contractors are likely to find it difficult to establish an initial foothold in the market, as they must compete against existing contractors. Typically, the existing players in this industry have an established network of clients, a proven track record, and local market recognition. The.. 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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