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Electronic Security Systems Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Technological Developments Drive Growth in the UK Electronic Security Products Market

Electronic Security Systems Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The total UK electronic security market, comprising of products - electronic access controls, intruder alarms and closed circuit television (CCTV) - and associated services, was estimated at approximately £2.35bn in 2017.   This was an increase of around 5% during the year, and followed two years of strong growth in 2015 and 2016.   Growth was driven by .....

Plumbers Merchants Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Plumbers’ Merchants Market in the UK Worth Over £4.2bn

Plumbers Merchants Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The plumbers’ merchants market was worth an estimated £4.2bn in 2017, representing growth of around 2% from 2016, according to a new report by AMA Research.   The overall trend in recent years has been positive, and early indications for 2018 are for a continuation of the modest recovery experienced from Q3 2017 onwards, although there is still a degree of restructuring activity, as major players adapt to changing conditions and slowing growth in some key end use sectors.

Although the plumbers’ merchants market has experienced 5 years of growth since construction output recovered in 2013, there has been .....

Passive Fire Protection Market Report- UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Modest Growth Forecasts for Passive Fire Protection Products in the UK

Passive Fire Protection Market Report- UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The UK market for passive fire protection products is estimated to be worth around £650m at manufacturers selling prices - excluding installation.   The market has grown by around 2% in 2017, with forecasts for 2018 at a similar level.   This follows good growth between 2013 and 2015, which represented a period of recovery for the overall construction industry, especially in the education, offices, retail and leisure sectors.   The forecasts indicate .....

Domestic Kitchen and Bathroom Worktops Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Over 20% Growth Forecast for the UK Kitchen & Bathroom Worktops Market over the Next Five Years

Domestic Kitchen and Bathroom Worktops Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

According to a new report by AMA Research, there has been good growth in the domestic kitchen and bathroom worktops market in recent years.   Between 2014 and 2017, the UK overall worktops market is estimated to have grown by 13%.   The worktops market has performed fractionally better .....

Wall Cladding Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Decline Forecast for UK Wall Cladding Market Volumes

Wall Cladding Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The UK market for wall cladding is estimated to have increased by around 40% between 2013 and 2017 in volume terms.   In 2017/18, growth has been driven by strong growth in new build and major refurbishment output in the broader residential, commercial office, schools and universities, hotels & leisure facilities and warehousing sectors.   However, in the retail and healthcare sectors and in certain segments of the leisure market, output levels have either declined or remained static.   The forecast for .....

Bathroom & Kitchen Brassware and Taps Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

4% Value Growth in the Brassware and Taps Market Despite Intense Pricing Pressures

Bathroom & Kitchen Brassware and Taps Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The brassware and taps market in the UK, which is worth in excess of £200m, is estimated to have grown by 4% in 2017.   Following a period of slow growth, the market improved between 2014-2016, driven by more favourable conditions in the new housebuilding sector and demand from the private commercial sector.   A more modest performance is anticipated in 2018 and 2019, with consumer and business confidence expected to decline, impacting on demand for brassware and taps.

Basin brassware represents largest sector of the market with around 40% share, closely followed by .....

Street Furniture and Lighting Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

UK Street Lighting Market to See 17% Value Growth by 2022

Street Furniture and Lighting Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The UK street lighting market has seen steady growth in recent years, driven by substantial LED replacement programmes run by local authorities over the past 5 years or so.   By 2022, expenditure on street lighting is forecast to reach £336m, up by 17% compared with present levels.   The share of the market taken by new projects is expected to increase, as more local authorities replace outdated lighting systems with LEDs.

Street lights account for an estimated .....

Plant Hire Market Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

UK Plant Hire Market Forecast to Grow by 11% Between 2018 and 2022

Plant Hire Market Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The UK plant hire market was estimated to be worth £3bn in 2017, with growth of around 1% forecast for 2018.   The plant hire market is extremely diverse, with equipment ranging from dehumidifiers to excavators, and demand for each type of equipment varies, reflecting a combination of factors including the level of new work and RMI in sectors such as highways and distribution & warehousing.   Demand in sectors such as pumping and climate control is also impacted by the prevalent weather conditions.

The market experienced .....

Active Fire Protection Market Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Integrated Systems Stimulate Growth in the UK Active Fire Protection Sector

Active Fire Protection Market Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The total market size for active fire protection systems in the UK saw good growth to 2016 at between 7% and 9% per year, in line with higher levels of construction output across key end-use sectors such as education and offices.   However, AMA’s estimates - which exclude installation, service and rental income - suggest weakening growth to 3% in 2017 and 2% in 2018, due to a fall in overall business confidence, with medium term forecasts to 2020 also moderate.

The sector is mature, and in the absence of any significant changes to Building Regulations and Standards in recent years, has been primarily driven by .....

Street Furniture and Lighting Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

4% Growth in the UK Market for Street Furniture

Street Furniture and Lighting Market Report - UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The total value of the street furniture market that is supplied to or influenced by local authorities and placed in public spaces or highways controlled by local authorities, is estimated to be worth around £328m in 2017, having grown by around 4% in the year.   The local authority sector is thought to account for around 80% of the total market for street furniture.   Forecasts indicate .....

Panelised Modular Building Systems Market Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Housing Deficit and Skills Shortages Lead to Sustained Growth in the Panelised Modular Building Systems Market

Panelised Modular Building Systems Market Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The UK market for panelised modular building systems has performed relatively strongly over the past 3 years or so, and is estimated to have grown by 26% between 2014 and 2017.   The main product type is timber frame building systems, which is competing with light gauge steel, precast concrete and other engineered wood-based panels, including structural insulated panels (SIPS) and cross laminated timber (CLT) systems.   Estimates for 2018 onwards are for 4% growth per year, until 2020.

AMA Research’s definition of the market consists of pre-fabricated, 2-dimensional frames or panels in systems for constructing walls, partitions, roofs and floors, typically supplied to site as systems in flat-pack format.

Until 2016, the market for panelised modular building systems had seen steady demand resulting from .....

Domestic Window Coverings Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Trading-up Activities Continue to Underpin Growth in the UK Window Coverings Market, But Price Competition Remains a Key Characteristic

Domestic Window Coverings Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The UK domestic window coverings market has shown overall growth of 15% between 2013 and 2017, but lower growth rates of around 2-3% are currently forecast for 2018.   The market has benefited from increased consumer spending in recent years as well as returning confidence in the housing market and the trend of trading up to more premium products for replacement purchases.   Window coverings are considered .....

Internet Plumbing and Heating Market Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

Online Sales of Plumbing Products in the UK to Increase by 43% by 2022

Internet Plumbing and Heating Market Report – UK 2018-2022 - New Report from AMA

The internet is the fastest growing channel of the overall UK plumbing and heating products market and has experienced strong growth levels in the last 5-7 years. In 2017 alone, the UK internet plumbing market is estimated to have increased by 17% in value terms.   However, forecasts indicate that the pace of growth is gradually slowing down over the course of the review period.   This change of pace can be partly attributed to market saturation of internet users and fewer new suppliers entering the market.

Despite the current uncertain economic climate with the UK’s departure from the EU .....

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