UK Construction Market Report by Sector (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Infrastructure, Energy and Utilities), and Region 2024-2032

UK Construction Market Report by Sector (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Infrastructure, Energy and Utilities), and Region 2024-2032

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UK Construction Market Overview:

The UK construction market is projected to exhibit a growth rate (CAGR) of 2.70% during 2024-2032. The market is experiencing steady growth driven by favorable lending conditions and supportive regulatory frameworks which facilitate the financing and execution of large-scale construction projects, significant government investments in infrastructure projects, and continuous technological advancements in construction methods and materials.

Report Attribute
Key Statistics
Base Year
Forecast Years
Historical Years
Market Growth Rate (2024-2032) 2.70%

UK Construction Market Trends:

Government infrastructure initiatives

Large government infrastructure initiatives fuel the UK construction market. Investments in large-scale projects, such as the High Speed 2 railway and the Heathrow Airport expansion, are some of the best examples, in addition to the general improvement in the country's infrastructure. Along with this, the projects have gone further to ease transport and connectivity issues, open massive employment and conduct economic activities. Green Home Grant projects and numerous others that back the same efforts are a sign that the government is focusing on sustainable development given the projects undertaken, ensuring that the meeting of the goals set for the environment is realized and the menace of the housing shortage is tackled head-on. Moreover, the actual alignment of policy with construction activity assures a continuous pipeline of projects leading to stupendous growth.

Urbanization and population growth

Urbanization and population growth are persistent trends in the UK, driving demand in the real estate market. This demand encompasses residential and commercial properties as well as public amenities. Urban centers such as London, Manchester, and Birmingham are experiencing significant redevelopment and new construction initiatives to accommodate the increasing number of residents and businesses. Consequently, there is a growing need for enhanced infrastructure, including roads, public transit, schools, and healthcare facilities, ensuring sustained activity in the construction industry. Moreover, the ongoing requirement for urban development and modernization ensures a steady demand for services from the construction sector, highlighting the critical role of infrastructure in supporting economic growth.

Technological advancements and innovation

Technological advancements are directing the reformation of the UK construction industry toward more efficient and reductionist costs. Things such as the use of Building Information Modeling ensure improved accuracy in project plans and further execution while reducing mistakes and ensuring better communication between all participants. Innovation of construction materials, including their sustainability and prefabrication of components, has the potential to reduce construction times and substantially reduce their carbon footprint. An equivalent impact on the construction industry is being felt from the use of digital construction tools such as drones and 3D printing in further refining project management and quality control. The technology further enhances construction processes and adds value to the investment through modernization and a commitment to sustainable effects on the completed building. Therefore, this is creating a positive market outlook.

UK Construction Market News:

  • March 21, 2024: Kier has been announced by Cardiff Council as its selected bidder for building a new Ysgol Cynefin school in Wales, UK. The £23m ($29.42m) development will increase the school's capacity by relocation and rebuilding over two sites across Cardiff.
  • March 09, 2023: The UK Department of Transport has recently committed capital investment in transport to over £40bn in the next two financial years and is set to drive significant improvements to our rail and roads across the country, refocusing efforts devotedly towards increasing delivery. Putting transport investment on a sustainable footing will enable it to support a priority of the government to halve inflation, grow the economy, and reduce debt.

UK Construction Market Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the market, along with forecasts at the country level for 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on sector.

Sector Insights:

UK Construction Market Report

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure
  • Energy and Utilities

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the sector. This includes residential, commercial, industrial, infrastructure, and energy and utilities.

Regional Insights:

UK Construction Market Report

  • London
  • South East
  • North West
  • East of England
  • South West
  • Scotland
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire and The Humber
  • East Midlands
  • Others

The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include London, South East, North West, East of England, South West, Scotland, West Midlands, Yorkshire and The Humber, East Midlands, and Others.

Competitive Landscape:

The market research report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Competitive analysis such as market structure, key player positioning, top winning strategies, competitive dashboard, and company evaluation quadrant has been covered in the report. Also, detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided. Some of the key players include:

UK Construction Market Report Coverage:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units xx
Scope of the Report Exploration of Historical Trends and Market Outlook, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Future Market Assessment:
  • Sector
  • Region
Sectors Covered Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Infrastructure, Energy and Utilities
Regions Covered London, South East, North West, East of England, South West, Scotland, West Midlands, Yorkshire and The Humber, East Midlands, Others
Customization Scope 10% Free Customization
Post-Sale Analyst Support 10-12 Weeks
Delivery Format PDF and Excel through Email (We can also provide the editable version of the report in PPT/Word format on special request)

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the UK construction market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the UK construction market?
  • What is the breakup of the UK construction market on the basis of sector?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the UK construction market? 
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the UK construction?
  • What is the structure of the UK construction market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the UK construction market?

Key Benefits for Stakeholders:

  • IMARC’s industry report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the UK construction market from 2018-2032.
  • The research report provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the UK construction market.
  • Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the UK construction industry and its attractiveness.
  • Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.

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