Home improvement hotspots high-lighted in latest Barbour ABI report

Home improvement figures across Great Britain decreased throughout 2018 with the number of planning applications dropping by 2.8% compared with 2017. The ‘Home Improvers of Great Britain 2019’ report, compiled by construction industry analysts Barbour ABI, shows that across Great Britain there were 2.8% fewer applications for home improvement More...

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By winactive On Friday, June 7th, 2019

House building helps UK construction sector return to growth in April

April data pointed to a marginal expansion of UK construction output, driven by the fastest rise in house building so far in 2019. Commercial work and civil engineering activity continued to decline, but at More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Construction projects starts upturn

Starts in the three months to April rose 7% against the preceding three months and were 4% higher than a year ago. Residential starts were 4% lower than a year ago and unchanged on the preceding three More...

By winactive On Monday, March 11th, 2019

Smart glass sales surge as sustainable energy consumption initiatives firm up

Residential and commercial smart glass worth approximately US$ 15 billion will be sold by the end of 2028. Up from the market value attained in 2018, the global sales of residential and commercial smart glass are More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Drop in residential and non-residential work building projects reports Glenigan

The value of work starting on site in the three months to February was 11% lower than a year earlier, according to the latest Glenigan Index. Starts fell 7% against the previous three months on a seasonally adjusted More...

By winactive On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

New Report Reveals the Best Locations for Trade Professionals

Southend revealed as the best place for traders, with the highest number of businesses and vacancies in the UK. Brighton’s brickies earn the most in the UK, up to £43,240, which is £12,000 more than the national More...

By winactive On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Construction growth reaches four-month high in November

November data pointed to a solid expansion of UK construction output, which was supported by a broad-based upturn in the three sub-categories of activity monitored by the survey. Growth of new work picked up More...

By winactive On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Longer term the outlook is mildly optimistic for the fabrication market

The UK door and window fabricators market put in a strong performance between 2013 and 2016 but appears to have flattened out in 2017, reveals ‘The Door and Window Fabricators Market Report – UK 2018-2022’ More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

The global windows and doors market to hit $211bn by 2024 says Global Market Insights

According to a new research report by the market research and strategy consulting firm, Global Market Insights, Inc, the global windows and doors market size is estimated to surpass USD 211 billion by 2024. Subsidies More...

By winactive On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Composite door sector will see significant growth through to 2021

A new report from Palmer Market Research suggests the composite door sector will see significant growth through to 2021. According to The Market for Domestic Entrance Doors, composite doors now account for 54% of More...